Well, I grew up here on the eastcoast. I was just thinking about what we considered ethnic food. Which came out of a can, jar, bag, or box.
La Choy Chow Mein in a can - that was either chinese food or hawaiian depending on how it was served. Plus is was more "special" since we didn't eat it...
DH is german so we tend to eat alot of german and european dishes...
Bratwursts (from a german deli...not the kind from regular stores)
Brotchen (by the truckfull it seems)
and so on.
Do you have any of culturally specific dishes you eat because it's part of...
Years ago I was turned on to Goya Products and fell in love with them. I use them as is, drained for salads, etc. About two weeks ago I found a package of small slightly sweet rolls that looked sort of like croissants(sp??) but were not. They may have been Portuguese not sure, have not seen...
My DH is Italian - Loves Italian foods! This is his favorite!
5 1/2 to 6 cups all-purpose flour
4 1/2 teaspoons sugar
1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
1 (1/4-ounce) package quick-rise yeast
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil
1 1/2 teaspoons dried rosemary --...
Just out of curiousity. We all come from so many places! I am mostly Polish, much to DH dismay-lol. We Polish people apparently have similar traits. I have blonde hair and blue eyes. I finally passed my blue eyes to my last baby. All the girls have blonde hair. DH works with a guy that is...
Just curious on how you celebrate the holidays. As we all know the USA and Canada (and many other countries) are the melting pots of the world. I love to learn about new countries and traditions.
What traditions or special recipes did your family bring with them to thier new country?
Do you have any ethnic faves? I love polish potatoe pancakes, kielbasa. Dh's Grandmother makes a cuban picadilla that is great and my fave rest. makes a traditional portugese piella. What are your faves?:chef: