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21 INTERNATIONAL DISHES & RECIPES FOR FDN COUPLES & SINGLES

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Honey! What’s for dinner” is not very common in the world of FDN couples and singles. ūüėä 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.

 

Happy cooking!

BREAKFAST
Syriniki

Serve up something a little different this morning! Syriniki’s are traditional Russian cheese pancakes made from tvorog (cheese).

  • Recipe: Get the Recipe from All Recipes.
FDN Life Magazine - 21 International dishes for busy couples
FDN Life Magazine - 21 International dishes for busy couples
Quinoa & Berries Breakfast Bake

A customizable breakfast option that can be adapted with a fruit of choice.

  • Recipe: Get the Recipe from iFoodreal.

 

Aloo Paratha

A popular South Indian breakfast made from whole wheat flour to create a flatbread that is then stuffed with spiced potatoes.

  • Recipe: Get the Recipe from Veg Recipes of India.
FDN Life Magazine - 21 International dishes for busy couples
FDN Life Magazine - 21 International dishes for busy couples

 

Hummus, Fool (Fava Beans), Falafel & Pita Bread

Indulge in a Middle Eastern breakfast by creating this popular breakfast together.

  • Recipe: Get the Recipe from Chef In Disguise.
Wheat Flour-Eggless Pancakes

A very popular breakfast option among western countries. Serve with berries and honey for a healthy breakfast.

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FDN Life Magazine - 21 International dishes for busy couples
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 ‚ÄėKrummel Pap‚Äô (Porridge) & Sauce

Brought to you all the way from South Africa (and some parts of Africa), is what is locally called ‚Äėkrummel pap’ and sauce. A traditional breakfast made of maize flour, cooked into crumbs instead of a slippery porridge.

LUNCH

 

Briam

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.
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Jallof Rice

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¬†
Dumplings

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.
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Soba Noodles

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.
Slaw Salad

Looking for a light, but hearty lunch to make quickly? Opt for this American style Slaw Salad recipe. Yum yum!

  • Recipe: Get the Recipe from Love & Lemons.
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DINNER
Kitcheri

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.
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FDN Life Magazine - Food and Dishes for Freelancers, Digital Nomads, Remotes & Location Independents
Macaroni & Cheese

Sometimes, everyone needs a little comfort food. Try this easy mac and cheese recipe made with a white sauce.

  • Recipe: Get the Recipe from Carina.
Vegetarian Kabsa

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.
Tsuivan (Mongolian Stew)

A one-pot stew dish traditional to Mongolia, this vegetarian take on Tsuivan is sure to add new excitement to your dinner menu.

  • Recipe: Get the Recipe from briciole.
Roasted Cabbage & Potatoes        

From Ireland, enjoy this delicious recipe for creating roasted cabbage and potatoes. Yum!

  • Recipe: Get the Recipe from Organic Authority.
Stuffed Bitter Guard

Bitter Guards are known for their many vitamins and minerals all over India and is often used in creating delicious stuffed food dishes.

Recipe: Get the Recipe from Food Vedam

Fettuccine / Penne Alfredo

Homemade pasta anyone? Follow along as Joe explains how to make your own Fettuccine Alfredo at home. Enjoy!

  • Recipe: Get the Recipe from Cooking Italian with Joe.
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