“Honey! What’s for dinner” is not very common in the world of FDN couples and singles. 😊 Instead, will you find most FDNs tackling the task of meal preparation with a partner, friend, spouse, or family member. However, what do you do if you are all running out of ideas on what to cook today?
Worry no more!
We bring you some of the most popular international dishes to cook together this September & October.
Healthy Sugar & Flour Free Oatmeal Muffins
Opt for a more nutritious breakfast with these sugar and flour free oatmeal muffins made from oats, bananas, honey, vanilla, and cinnamon.
- Recipe: Get the Recipe from Brendid.
Traditional ‘Krummel Pap’ (Porridge) & Sauce
Brought to you all the way from South Africa (and some parts of Africa), is what is locally called ‘krummel pap’ and sauce. A traditional breakfast made of maize flour, cooked into crumbs instead of a slippery porridge.
Enjoy a traditional Greek vegetable roast with this easy to follow recipe. Briam is a roasted vegetable dish that includes zucchini, potatoes, onions, olive oil, and tomatoes. Serve with feta cheese or a salad on the side.
- Recipe: Get the Recipe from All Recipes.
Paneer Butter Masala
Indian food is known for absolute deliciousness, and this Paneer Butter Masala recipe is no exception. Serve with rice and a bit of lemon squeezed on top.
- Recipe: Get the Recipe from My Food Story.
Jallof (Benachin) is popular in West African countries such as Nigeria, Senegal, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Togo, Liberia, Niger, Mali, the Cameroon and Ivory Coast, and the DRC. This tasty, all-in-one pot type dish is quick and easy to prepare, especially in a pressure cooker.
- Recipe: Get the Recipe from Ivonne Ajayi.
Bobotie With Rice & Vegetables
Traditional Afrikaans speaking South Africans believe in a hearty lunch, with many fantastic dishes prepared together to create healthy, filling meals. One such is Butternut and Lentil Bobotie that is served with a vegetable of choice and rice on the side.
- Recipe: Get the Recipe from SAPEOPLE Tasty Recipes or
All the way from China, enjoy some delicious stuffed dumplings with a filling of your choice. Or go traditional with a vegetable/tofu/cabbage filling.
- Recipe: Get the Recipe from the Nyonya Cooking.
A traditional food eaten in Japan for centuries, Soba is made from healthy buckwheat flour that is cut into long, thin strings. Serve with a hot broth, sauce or vegetable stir fry.
- Recipe: Get the Recipe from Honey Suckle.
Enjoy a quick, easy to make dish from India. Kitcheri is a traditional dish made with rice (or usually two grains), together with vegetables and cooked together in a pressure cooker.
- Recipe: Get the Recipe from The Ayurvedic Institute.
Kabsa is known as the national dish of Saudi Arabia, which is a rice dish, usually served with lamb. Enjoy a vegetarian variant of Kabsa by replacing meat with vegetables and/or tofu.
- Recipe: Get the Recipe from Pacakam.
SHARE YOUR DISHES / RECIPES
Do you have a popular dish you would add to our list? Share your thoughts (and perhaps recipe) in the comments below.