Some people assume American food represents one nationalized, homogenized cuisine. But significant regional differences exist. These differences are grounded in a rich history of indigenous and Old World cuisine traditions and regional ingredients and techniques. Here are some fantastic American eats to give a try on your next family vacation stateside.
Pilar Hernandez is a cookbook author and food blogger dedicated to bringing the best in Chilean food to her audience. She crafts delicious traditional recipes using ingredients readily available in American supermarkets. Her blog and cookbook also highlight Chilean hospitality, which is based on the Spanish phrase “quédate un poquito” or “stay awhile.” Find out more about her background, passion for Chilean cuisine, and which recipe she’s loving right now.
Denise Browning runs the website Easy and Delish, specializing in Brazilian cuisine. A mom of two girls, she understands the importance of relying on go-to recipes that are healthy yet delectable. We recently sat down with Denise to discuss her background, passion for traditional Brazilian food, and which recipe she feels exemplifies the Brazilian way of cooking.
Argentina prides itself on a handful of iconic foods and beverages: asado, dulce de leche, mate, and Malbec. While you can find them in other South American nations, too, Argentina food culture has made them integral parts of its national identity. Are you ready to explore Argentina’s culture and identity through some of its most popular dishes and drinks? Let’s go!
What kind of food do they eat in Mexico? The answer to this question depends on the region. For example, tasty Baja Mexican cuisine reflects the peninsula’s history, geography, and cultural diversity. From machaca con huevos to Baja Med cuisine and Chinese fusion dishes, there’s a wealth of variety to explore along the Baja California peninsula. Don’t miss out on these seven dishes and types of cuisine on a family trip to Mexico.
Tasty Chilean cuisine proves just as diverse and vibrant as its nation of origin. Although known equally for succulent seafood and fine wine, there’s far more to traditional Chilean food dishes than shellfish and grapes alone. From sopaipillas with pebre to quinoa salads, cazuela to alfajor, there’s a wealth of variety for your taste buds to explore. Don’t miss out on these ten savory treats and delightful sweets while visiting Chile.
From Aji de Gallina to Salchipapas, there’s no end to yummy Peruvian food for kids. What’s more, the Peruvian reliance on local vegetables and fruits translates into nutritious dishes sure to satisfy without causing a sugar rush. Here’s our rundown of the best Peruvian food for kids based on countless family adventures to the Land of the Incas.
From tasty arreglados and casado to a cornucopia of fresh fruits and vegetables, Costa Rican cuisine boasts many delectable treats. Read on to learn more about this nation’s most delicious dishes and what to order on your next visit.
Thailand boasts a rich and vibrant culture steeped in thousands of years of tradition. So, it’s little wonder this nation has contributed to global culture in a variety of ways including spicy, curried cuisine. But there’s much more to this land than just unforgettable eats and treats. What should family travelers know about Thai culture? Check out our guide to this Southeast Asian gem.
Nervous about what your kids will eat while traveling through Southeast Asia? Don’t be. From exotic fresh fruits to spicy chicken soup, delicious food for picky eaters abounds. Here’s what to nosh on during a family trip to Cambodia.