11 Traditional Samoan Foods Everyone Should Try

Populated for at least 3,500 years, Samoa is formed of a series of small islands in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, forming a triangle with Australia to the west and New Zealand to the southwest. Originally known by Europeans as the Navigator Islands for the skill of its seafarers, the island’s traditional cuisine has … Read more

13 Traditional Guyana Foods Everyone Should Try

Located in the northern reaches of South America, and with a coastline on the Caribbean Sea, the traditional flavours of Guyana’s cuisine are intricately linked to the region’s history. Over the years they have developed through the blending of the different cultures that have called the country home. This means that menus in Guyana are … Read more

12 Traditional Senegalese Foods Everyone Should Try

Senegal’s location in Africa has placed it at a crossroads of cultures for centuries, meaning its cuisine has adopted and adapted flavours from right across the Old World. Acting as an unofficial border between the Sahara’s Sahel region and West Africa proper, influences have extended down from North Africa and incorporate many of the traditions … Read more

15 Traditional Togolese Foods Everyone Should Try

Just 70 miles wide, the West African state of Togo sits on the Atlantic Ocean between Ghana to the west and Benin to the east. Like many of the countries in the region, Togo’s population of around eight million people is made up of a collective of tribes that straddle either side of its modern-day … Read more

12 Traditional Fijian Foods Everyone Should Try

A group of islands lying in the warm turquoise waters of the Pacific Ocean, Fiji’s food culture is traditionally based on staples that grow locally, such as some 70 different varieties of taro, as well as coconut. The absorption of the islands into the British Empire at the end of the nineteenth century led to … Read more

16 Traditional Israeli Foods Everyone Should Try

Lying at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea, Israeli cuisine is a blend of Mediterranean, European, and Middle Eastern flavours. To this impressive mix is added the very specific culinary influences that stem from the Jewish faith and its followers’ closely-guarded identity. These include a kosher diet as outlined in the Hebrew Bible, and … Read more