This is a rice dish made with Carnaroli, Arborio or Vialone Nano rice, which can be cooked with different types of stocks. The dish is slow cooked till it attains a rather creamy consistency. This is the most common form of cooking rice in Italy.
This one is a rather simple dish with tons of flavor. An enchilada is a corn tortilla wrapped around a variety of fillings and topped with a chili pepper sauce. Some of the most popular enchilada fillings are black beans, chicken, cheese, green salad, avocadoes, etc.
Tostada basically means toasted. So if you take a tortilla, toast it, and add some toppings, you get what is generally offered in restaurants as a tostada. Varying from restaurant to restaurant, you can get tostadas in vegetarian and non-vegetarian options. There could be minced meat and cheese over your tortilla, or you might prefer choosing a corn and sour cream version.
Known in Mexico as a Chili Con Carne, this dish is a spicy little stew that is made with meat and chili peppers, mostly cooked along with tomatoes and beans.
Kung Pao, also known as Gong Bao or Kung Po at some places, is a stir-fry that is made with chicken, vegetables, peanuts, and chili peppers. This dish can range from slight to pretty spicy; all you have to do is ask for it. It pairs rather well with fried rice.
These are basically dumplings with a rather different shape. Mostly, wontons are served in soups or can sometimes be deep fried. The wonton wrappers can be filled with everything from minced pork to grated veggies, and unless served in a soup, can be enjoyed with a sweet chili sauce.
This is a stir-fry noodle dish that has soaked dried noodles. The ingredients that are commonly added to this dish include eggs, tofu, fish sauce, tamarind pulp, shrimp, and spices.
Moussaka is a potato or eggplant based dish that may or may not include ground meat (if you order it of course). This dish has a number of local variations but is mostly served hot and layered with potato and eggplant, with layers of meat or veggies in between. A wholesome dish to have, don’t forget to ask for some bread for the perfect balance of flavor.
Baklava is a dessert that is a sweet, rich pastry. It is made with numerous layers of filo that is sweetened, filled with chopped nuts, and held together with honey or sweet syrup.
This is an extra juicy and succulent dish, made with an eggplant that is stuffed with ground meat, cheese, and other ingredients like onions, tomatoes, and seasonings.
This is a great vegetarian appetizer. It is made with grape or vine leaves that are stuffed with rice and herbs, rolled, and then cooked. This dish should be served cool or at room temperature.
This is a vegetarian salad that is made with tomatoes, onions, mint, parsley, and bulgur; seasoned with lemon juice, olive oil, and salt; and traditionally served as a part of mezze (starters).
This dish is made with bulgur, ground meat, onions, and Middle Eastern Spices. After being cooked, the dish can either be served raw with dips or in broths.
The fattoush is a flat bread salad that is made with toasted or fried pita and mixed with a lot of vegetables and seasoning.
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