International Recipes and Cooking Around the World

Meat Recipes

Steak and sausages on the grill

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Human beings have supplemented their diets with meat since our hunter-gatherer days. Some of the oldest evidence of human activities is stone tools for bringing down prey. These days a variety of domesticated animals give us the major portion of our protein. Roasted, grilled, braised, barbequed or fried, meat takes kindly to a variety of cooking methods.

International Meat Recipes


Pasteles Recipe (Puerto Rican savory cakes in banana leaves)

(Puerto Rican savory cakes in banana leaves)


Shawarma Recipe (Middle Eastern spiced meat sandwich)

(Middle Eastern spiced meat sandwich)


Kare-Kare Recipe (Filipino oxtail and vegetable stew)

(Filipino oxtail and vegetable stew)


Freshly steamed nacatamal

(Honduran, Nicaraguan meat and vegetable-filled tamales)


Kefta Recipe (Middle Eastern spiced meatballs)

(Middle Eastern spiced meatballs)


Bobotie Recipe (South African curried meat casserole)

(South African curried meat casserole)


Hilachas Recipe (Guatemalan shredded beef in tomato-tomatillo sauce)

(Guatemalan shredded beef in tomato-tomatillo sauce)


Plate of baho

(Nicaraguan beef, plantains and yuca steamed in banana leaves)


Griots Recipe (Haitian grillots fried, glazed pork)

(Haitian grillots - fried, glazed pork)