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International Recipes for the Olympics plus Tasty Tuesdays

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio are right around the corner, so this week I compiled some fabulous recipes from across the globe to get you in the spirit.

International Recipes


I’d be here all day if I posted recipes from every country that will be participating in the Games, but I did my best to present some from every region. The recipes were contributed by some of my favorite bloggers from the Tasty Tuesdays Hosts, Crazy Ingredient Challenge, Fill the Cookie Jar and the International Bloggers’ Association.


It has to be first on the list, just like it does in the parade of nations.

Greek food

Dolmades (Stuffed Grape Leaves) from That Recipe

Sofrito (Sauteed Beef)  from Momzcuizine

Spanakorizo (Greek Rice) from Feeding Big



African food

African Toffee from Marlys This and That (Togo)

Akara (black eyed pea fritters) from Syncopated Mama (Nigeria)

Chicken Yassa -Yassa au Poulet from Marlys This and That (Senegal)

Injera (flat bread) from Syncopated Mama (Ethiopia)

Moroccan Challah (sourdough bread) from Passion Kneaded (Morrocco)



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Authentic Mexican Rice from Big Rigs n Lil Cookies (Mexico)

Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Mole from That Recipe (Mexico)

Jamaican Meat Loaf from Passion Kneaded (Jamaica)

Nanaimo Bars Cheesecake from Marlys This and That (Canada)

You can search any of the blogs mentioned, including ours, for cuisine from the US.
Unfortunately no one seemed to have anything from South America. I will be rectifying that very soon.



Asian Food



Aloo Tiki (potato cutlets) from Culinary Adventures with Cam (Pakistan)

Bulgogi (Korean Beef) from Ramblings of a (Bad) Domestic Goddess)

Borscht (beet soup) from That Recipe (Russia)

Chicken Adobo from B is 4 (Philippines)

Fried Fermented Cassava from Maria Magdalena Living Ideas (Indonesia)

Jajuk (cucumbers in yogurt) from That Recipe (Armenia)

Lumpia from Spatulas on Parade (Philippines)

Steamed Pork Dumplings from Wine Lady Cooks (China)

Dragon and Phoenix Soup from A Day in the Life on the Farm (China)

Australia and New Zealand

Australian Food

ANZAC Biscuits (cookies) from The Pastry Chef’s Baking

Citrus Squash (lemon soda water) from That Recipe

Dampers (bread) from What’s on the List

Lamingtons (coconut cakes) from The Pastry Chef’s Baking



Europe food

Andalusian Beet Gazpacho from That Recipe (Spain)

Beef Stew with Guinness from That Recipe (Ireland)

Basic Crepes from That Recipe (France)

Italian Sausage and Spaghetti from Savvy in the Kitchen (Italy)

Frikkadeller (Swedish Meatballs) from Feeding Big (Sweden)

Hungarian Kolache (nut filled sweet bread) from That Recipe (Hungary)

Spaetzle (German Egg Noodles) from Famished Fish, Finicky Shark (Germany)



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**Amanda from The Mommy Mix (Blog)**

**Audrey from That Recipe (Blog)**

**Dina from Savvy in the Kitchen**

**Ashley from Forgetful Momma (Blog)**

**Maria from Maria  Magdalena Living Ideas (Blog)**

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Until next time, happy eating.







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