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


Puerto Rican pasteles, wrapped and unwrapped

(Puerto Rican savory cakes in banana leaves)


Shawarma vendor

(Middle Eastern spiced meat sandwich)


Freshly steamed nacatamal

(Honduran, Nicaraguan meat and vegetable-filled tamales)


Kare Kare (Filipino meat and vegetable stew)

(Filipino oxtail and vegetable stew)


Kefta meatballs with yogurt sauce

(Middle Eastern spiced meatballs)


Plate of baho

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

Ginger Beef

Ginger Beef (Canadian ginger and crispy beef stir fry)

(Canadian ginger and crispy beef stir fry)


Hilachas Guatemalan shredded beef

(Guatemalan shredded beef in tomato-tomatillo sauce)


Bobotie (South African curried meat casserole)

(South African curried meat casserole)


Pot of simmering lamb and potato bredie

(South African lamb stew)