This article may contain compensated links. Read the full disclosure.
Bring your love of travel to you, without leaving home, by cooking up one of these delicious traditional recipes from around the world! These signature dishes from international destinations will inspire you to visit somewhere new, or simply remember why you fell in love with a place all over again!
The Best Traditional Recipes From Around The World
The best way to bring travel inspiration to your home or reminisce a favourite destination from the past is to get cooking!
Flavours and aromas are a powerful part of the travel experience for all ages. Each destination around the world has its own traditional dishes and specialities.
For us and many others, food is one of our favourite parts of travel. While our kids may not yet have a total appreciation of these foodie experiences, we know eventually that time will come!
If you love sweet treats as much as we do, check out these must-try international dessert recipes to make even the sweetest of sweet tooth’s happy!
Our Favourite International Cusines
We have so many favourite cuisines and dishes from around the world. Many we have experienced during our travels. While others are recreated closer to home.
While our home country of Australia itself isn’t the most exciting foodie destination, we do have a few desserts worth trying. And of course, there is Vegemite.
Lamb is a popular meat option… especially around Australia Day. Although it’s definitely better in New Zealand. We do have a few desserts worth trying. And of course, there is Vegemite.
Do you love Disney? Bring the Disney inspiration into your kitchen with these copycat recipes from Disneyland & Walt Disney World.
We also love Mexican food. And while there are plenty of Mexican restaurants here and abroad, nothing quite beats the real thing! I will never forget the poolside taco bar at Secrets Vallarta Bay. And beyond the resort too!
We asked talented food bloggers and travelling foodies to share their best traditional recipes from around the world to help you create the ultimate staycation and travel without leaving home!
RECIPES FROM INDIA
Whether it is fragrant curries and rice dishes you love, or simply trying your hand at making naan for the first time, these Indian food recipes are sure to create a meal the whole family will enjoy!
RECIPES FROM SOUTH EAST ASIA
South-East Asia brings some incredible foodie destinations, from Vietnam to Malaysia, Burma and beyond! We took a foodie tour in Ho Chi Minh City and sampled a few of these traditional dishes!
RECIPES FROM EASTERN ASIA
From Southeast Asia, venture further on your Asia food discovery into Eastern Asia, where you will find dishes from Korea, China, Japan and beyond.
RECIPES FROM THE MIDDLE EAST
With delicious aromas and signature flavours, bringing the tastes of the Middle East into your kitchen is a decision you won't regret!
RECIPES FROM NORTH AMERICA
North America and the surrounding Americas brings many countries and its wide variety of foods together. Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Jamaican... and of course, the USA!
RECIPES FROM SOUTH AMERICA
Travel your taste buds into the heart of South America with signature recipes from Peru and Brazil.
RECIPES FROM EUROPE
There is no denying that Europe is one of our favourite foodie destinations and these recipes from Europe will take you to almost every corner of the European continent - Italy, Poland, Germany, Spain and so many places in between. Your biggest challenge is to pick a destination to explore in the kitchen!
RECIPES FROM UNITED KINGDOM
The United Kingdom deserves its own special mention, with the comfort foods that are much loved by the British!
RECIPES FROM AFRICA
Take a journey to South Africa with these delicious traditional recipes to try at home.
RECIPES FROM WESTERN ASIA
Just when you thought we had given you enough yummy recipes to try from Asia, we thought you'd like a few more, this time from Western Asia - Lebanon.
Don’t miss these other great recipe ideas too:
- Drink recipes from around the world
- Dessert recipes from around the world
- Copycat Disney recipes to make at home
Do you have a favourite international recipe you love to make at home or is there a dish that you can’t wait to eat again when you visit somewhere next? Tell us about it in the comments!