Cabbage soup, dumplings, pancakes, pancakes, chebureks, kvass are such familiar and familiar dishes from virginity, which turned out to have foreign counterparts. Who would have thought that the beloved kulebyaka is the Italian calzone pizza, and the jellied meat is “glass meat” in Asia.
1. Pancakes - dosa (India)
Pancakes familiar to everyone from childhood are the same as dosa in India.
Like many other Indian dishes, dosa has many different variations depending on the region and occasion.
As a rule, this dish is prepared from rice or plain flour, as well as semolina. Some regions use lentils, potatoes, fenugreek and curry leaves. Typically, dosa is served with chutney and sambar.
2. Jellied meat - "glass meat" (Asia)
Almost every one of us is familiar with jellied meat, but few people know that in Asia (in particular in Vietnam, Korea, China) there is an analogue to this dish, namely, “glass meat”.
3. Kulebyaka - pizza calzone (Italy)
Everyone has tried kulebyaka at least once in his life, but not everyone knows that in Italy this dish is called calzone.
This dish is made from pizza dough and stuffed with meats, sauces, cheeses and vegetables. Then the filled dough is folded into a crescent shape and baked in the oven, and then served with marinara sauce.
4. Kvass - chicha morada (Peru)
Kvass is a drink familiar to everyone. But in Peru, kvass has another name - chicha morada, which is made from black or purple corn with the addition of apples.
5. Chebureks - empanadas (Latin America, Portugal, Spain)
Chebureks need no introduction, but empanadas (empanada) sounds very specific, but in fact everything is the same: fried or baked dough stuffed with meat, cheese, vegetable, fruit or any other filling.
6. Shchi - harira (Morocco)
Harira is a savory, aromatic tomato soup with chickpeas and lentils. Strongly flavored with ginger, pepper, cinnamon and plenty of fresh herbs, it is especially popular in Ramadan when served to break a fast.
7. Dumplings - Baozi (China)
Baozi, or simply bao as it is commonly called, is one of the favorite everyday dishes in China, which is a "little pie" steamed with a variety of fillings. Why not our classic dumplings, which go so well with sour cream, mustard, ketchup or sauces.
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