Eating food or ordering a drink at a restaurant or for delivery is a normal routine thing now. What makes things more interesting is to cook yourself and prepare some delicious dishes and drinks to not only impress your family but your friends and colleagues as well.
Many people in the world travel just to experience the new food and the culture in different countries. The local foods available either in restaurants or on street stalls provide a unique opportunity to anyone wanting to taste new food and even learn to prepare them at home.
Here are 6 classic cuisines and recipes you should know about:
1. Manhattan Cocktail
Manhattan cocktail is one of the most famous cocktail recipes which was first made in the 1870s. It was made in New York City and a popular myth suggests that it was first made by the mother of Winston Churchill.
The Manhattan recipe can be easily prepared as this cocktail is made with rye whiskey, vermouth, bitters and other optional ingredients. All you have to do is to mix all to make a great cocktail to serve either at dinner time or even during normal timing. Given the history of this cocktail and the fact that it is American in nature, there have been different variants to this.
2. Long Island Iced Tea
Long Island Iced Tea is probably one of the most favorite cocktails of men in the world. One interesting fact about this drink is that it does not contain tea itself but the flavor generated by the cola gives it a tea-like flavor.
This drink came from a little community from Long Island during the 1920s. However, its modern version was refined during the 1970s.
3. French Recipes
French recipes are probably some of the few recipes in the world which are codified and have been assimilated in written form since the 20th century. There is a huge collection of French recipes, however, Buzzfeed shares 44 recipes of French cuisines which you can try on your own or order in your favorite French restaurant.
French food is generally known for its finesses and flavor and considering the special nature of the food served, French food is often expensive too. If you can learn French recipes at home, you can easily save a lot of money and also enjoy great dishes at home.
4. Fish n Chips
If you want to try anything British, probably you need to know the recipe of Fish n Chips. It is considered as a popular dish from England and Ireland. The fish is battered and served with chips or French fries.
This recipe is quite easy to make and if you know how to choose the right type of fish, you can make fish ‘n’ chips at your own home in no time and serve it hot to your friends or family during a get-together.
5. Indian Recipes
Indian recipes are perfect for someone who is a vegetarian. Though meat is not served due to religious obligations, the vegetarian recipes made in India are considered as some of the best in the world.
Indian recipes are not difficult to find as you can easily find some great dishes on Youtube and can directly learn how to make them.
6. Italian Cuisines
Italian cuisines or recipes are probably something which developed over a period of centuries and is heavily influenced by the social and political changes.
Some of the most known Italian recipes which you must have already tried and tested include Pizzas and Pastas. Pizza is easier to make at home and the traditional Italian Pizza recipes make an extensive use of cheese and vegetables to add unique tastes and flavors.
Making food at home requires time and practice and if you want to try some of the above recipes you need to properly learn and practice making these dishes. You also need to understand the cultural significance of these cuisines and recipes so that you can make them exactly as they are made and served in their local countries