7 Summertime Dishes from Around the World

Most American barbecues all have the same offerings; hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken. Why not try something a little different and make your next gathering internationally themed? Here are 7 delicious recipes from around the world that are sure to be a hit!

7. Epic Greek Salad

Crisp and refreshing, Greek Salad is typically, very healthy. It contains olives which will help lower your cholesterol, feta cheese for calcium and cucumbers for some potassium. While this video is a 4,000 calorie version – this 3 million view video is perfect for showing how to make a Greek Salad for a crowd!

6. Watermelon Kakigori

Watermelon is an international summertime favorite, here, you will learn how to make traditional Japanese Kakigori. Kakigori is a much like shaved ice often topped with condensed sweet milk. It’s super easy to make other flavors, as well, using fresh fruits.

5. Mustikkapiiras

Here we have a traditional Finnish dessert, which is a simple refreshing blueberry pie. This recipe sets itself apart from other blueberry pies by using yogurt as it’s mixing agent rather than the traditional filling we see her in the United States.

4. Russian Summer Soup – Okroshka

Russian summer soup is a cold dish, which uses mineral water and sweet cream as it’s liquid. There are many comments raving about how refreshing this recipe is, it’s definitely a unique recipe.

3. Healthy Summer Recipes with South African Grapefruit

This video shows you how to make a delicious looking chicken salad using the South African Grapefruit. This salad would be sure to please thanks to it’s tangy, refreshing notes! Of course, the added bonus of the health benefits of both chicken and protein is great as well!

2. Summer Thai Noodles

If you’re looking for something with a little kick, this is it! This plate combines seafood and noodles but it’s not your average Scoglio – check out these Thai noodles to really present something different but delicious and refreshing.

1. Mexican Corn

In the United States, corn on the cob is a summertime essential. It’s a major part of Mexican culture as well! Why not impress your friends by bringing out something that’s a little more fun than your average buttered ear? If you haven’t tried Mexican corn you don’t know what you’re missing!

What do traditional summer meals and desserts look like where you live? Let us know in the comments below!