Types of Dishes Based on Each Country

Types of Dishes Based on Each Country

Cooking is an activity that is always done every day by some people. If viewed from dvbstreamexplorer history, this cooking activity has been carried out since 1.9 million years ago, to be precise in the stone age or the paleolithic era. Of course, in those days, cooking and cooking activities were still using containers in the form of stones and fire from firewood. This is evident from the research results of a scientist from Boston University named Frensesco Berna, where he researched a cave which is believed to have been the place where ancient humans lived. Then he also found some stone cooking utensils.

Humans at that time were called homo erectus or ancient humans. Initially ancient humans still ate raw dishes, but over time early humans made new innovations by cooking ripe dishes. This is done to make it easier for the human body to digest. The side effect of cooking at that time was the change in the shape of the ancient human’s jaw which was getting smaller because it was used to consuming cooked food. In addition, the shape of the human intestine at that time also changed and shrank smaller.

Types of Cuisine in Each Country

Now a days, cooking and cooking activities are growing very rapidly. There are also many variants of how to cook it, starting from baking, steaming, boiling, and frying. Even today, each dish is divided into several types of countries including Indian cuisine, Chinese cuisine, French cuisine and Japanese cuisine. The way of serving it is also different. However, for Japanese cuisine, there are several menus that still use raw fish meat. The name of the menu is Sushi. However, the sushi menu still uses ripe condiments such as rice or sticky rice. For more details, here we will provide several types of cuisine based on certain regions.

  • Indonesian dishes

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    Indonesian cuisine is a very popular dish in the world. This is because almost all Indonesian dishes are cooked with Indonesian spices and traditional cooking techniques also distinguish the characteristics of Indonesian cuisine. One of the most popular Indonesian dishes is Sate. This menu is made from animal meat such as chicken, beef, pork, or goat which is made with two choices of seasonings, namely soy sauce or peanut sauce seasoning. The way to serve it is by skewering the meat and served with rice cake or ketupat. Lontong or ketupat is rice that is steamed and packed with leaves. In addition, Indonesian cuisine is not spared from rice which is the main staple food in the country of Indonesia. Even one of the former presidents of the United States admitted that the Sate menu in Indonesia was one of the tastiest foods in the world. Interesting right?
  • Chinese food

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    Chinese dishes are no less popular than Indonesian dishes, even Chinese specialties are often found in several countries such as Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia. The characteristic of Chinese food is more sweet and sour. The types of food include Bakpau, Bakmie, Soto Noodle, Soto, Siomay, Pempek, Laksa, Kwetiau, Capcai, Fuyung Hai, Popiah and Swikke. Some of the dishes above are often found in Indonesia. You certainly have to try this menu because it has a very delicious and delicious taste.
  • Japanese dishes

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    Japanese cuisine is also often encountered in several former colonies of this solar country. Lots of interesting menus from Japanese cuisine including Ramen, Tempura, Onigiri, Shabu – Shabu, Sushi, and many more. Among them, there is one menu that uses raw fish, namely sushi. There are actually many types of sushi and some use cooked meat. For the type of sushi that uses raw meat is sashimi. Sashimi is a dish of rice wrapped in raw salmon meat. If you pay attention, the color of the sushi is very colorful which makes your appetite increase. But if you don’t usually eat raw food, of course you will feel nauseous because you are not used to it. When viewed biologically, sushi is very good for the health of the body if processed cleanly and correctly. Interesting right ?
  • Italian dishes

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    There is one Italian dish that is very well known throughout the world and surely you know this dish. Pizza, yes the pizza menu is very popular all over the country. This Italian dish uses flour which is made into bread accompanied by toppings of cheese, vegetables, and cut meat. Apart from pizza, there is also spaghetti, which consists of boiled noodles given a typical Italian pasta.
  • French dishes

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    French cuisine can also be categorized as high-end cuisine if you are in the Asian region. Some of the popular menus from France are Escargots de Bourgogne made with snails, Foie Gras made with duck or goose liver, seafood Oursins made from sea urchins, and many more. Usually the price of French dishes is quite expensive because it can only be found in five star restaurants.
  • Indian dishes

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    Indian dishes actually have a cooking component similar to Indonesian cuisine, where the cuisine is more concerned with the taste of the spices made. The Indian menu uses very tasty curry spices. Usually Indian people often use cane bread as the main carbohydrate.
  • Thai Dishes

    The sour taste is very strong in Thai dishes. One of his favorite menus is Tomyam. The Tomyam menu is a soup menu that has toppings such as fish, shrimp and vegetables and is of course complemented with sour and savory broth. In addition, there are also many Thai dishes that are a little strange, such as chicken embryos, smoked scorpions, tongseng crickets, and others.
  • South Korean dishes

    According to a reliable source Wikipedia, South Korean cuisine is often seasoned with sesame oil, doenjang, soy sauce, salt, garlic, ginger and chili sauce (gochujang). You need to know that South Korea is a country that consumes the most garlic in the world. One of the most interesting winter dishes is kimchi. Kimchi is a menu of fermented vegetables (radish, mustard greens, and cucumber). This menu is usually made with a large barrel that is stored underground. Interestingly, if you want to make this menu you need good cooperation. In addition, the kimchi menu is also used as a basic ingredient for recipes for making Korean dishes.

Here are some typical dishes based on several regions, how are you interested in trying? In addition to cooking activities as a daily activity, cooking activities are also used as a competition contest. Starting from the lower class, even to the national or international class. The international cooking event is a MasterChef event. There all contestants are given the opportunity to cook within a specified time and the results of their cooking are judged by the Cheff International class jury. Interesting right?

Gift Guide for the Kansas City Foodie

Chances are, you have someone on your holiday shopping list who’s a big-time food enthusiast. Whether you’re buying for the home chef or aspiring bartender, this list of local food and drink favorites have you covered.

  1. Tyler Kingston Acacia Wood Cutting Board, $25 
    A stylish cutting board? Yes, please! Your foodie friend will be cutting and chopping in style.
  2. Boulevard Brewing Beer Bread Kit, $12.95
    Kansas City’s favorite brewery and our favorite choice of carb. Can you say “add to cart”?
  3. Tyler Kingston Vintage Inspired Pour Over Coffee Stand, $59
    If you have a serious coffee snob on your holiday gift list, they’ll love this oh-so-chic pour over coffee stand from Tyler Kingston.
  4. Golden & Pine Bar Set, $62
    Give a gift that will absolutely go to good use this season. This bar set is practically screaming for a drink.
  5. Thou Mayest Alter Ego Coffee, $17.50
    The perfect pairing for the (above) Tyler Kingston Pour Over Coffee Stand, this bag of beans is a holiday win for the coffee-lover in your life.
  6. The Last Bite cookbook, $19.95
    If you have a serious foodie on your list, they’ll be thrilled to get this local cookbook filled with 100 recipes from Kansas City chefs and James Beard award winners.
  7. Kansas City Canning Co. Small Batch Favorites, $30
    Spreadable deliciousness is our jam – especially this four pack from Kansas City Canning Co., featuring: 7-Pepper Jelly, Clementine-Thyme Marmalade, Balsamic Pickled Grapes, and Ancho Date Butter.
  8. Christopher Elbow Gourmet Holiday Collection, $38
    Not sure what to get the sweet tooth in your life? Christopher Elbow comes to the rescue with this stunning 16-piece truffle assortment, featuring a personal favorite – Spiced Caramel Apple.
  9. Easy Tiger Co. Cocktail Shaker, $40
    Shake things up this holiday season with this gold cocktail shaker from Easy Tiger. Pro tip: This gift will certainly come in handy for the hostess in your life.
  10. Easy Tiger Co. Brunch Lady Tray, $30
    This is not your traditional lunch tray – which is why this adorable dusty pink tray makes such a unique gift. Breakfast in bed (should be) included.

Which gifts will you be getting for your foodie friend? Let me know in the comments below!

This post is sponsored by, and created in partnership with, CommunityAmerica Credit Union – but all opinions are my own. Check out CommunityAmerica’s blog for more budget-friendly dining tips. And thanks for supporting the brands that make Out to Eat the best blog it can be!

A Food Guide to Third Friday in Downtown OP

Explore Downtown Overland Park’s growing food and drink scene during the city’s Local Life Third Friday events, happening now through December. More than 10 bars and restaurants will offer specials, samples, giveaways and live music each month from 5-9 p.m. Be sure to check out these Third Friday food stops when you visit.

  • The Upper Crust Pie Bakery: $8 Pie Flights and wine
  • Ambrosia Cafe: sandwiches, vegan offerings, salads and dessert
  • Aubrey Vineyards: free wine tastings (and a look at Overland Park’s first winery and vineyard!)
  • BrewLab: local craft beers, kombucha, charcuterie and sandwiches
  • The Culinary Center of Kansas City: live music, free food tastings, local beer and spirits
  • Homer’s Coffee House: coffee, sandwiches, pastries and live music
  • Papa Keno’s Pizzeria: pizza and beer specials – including any two-topping pizza and Free State or Boulevard pitcher for $29.99
  • The Tasteful Olive: food samples featuring the shop’s oil and vinegar, live music and discounts on your next purchase
  • Doughnut Lounge: classic, signature and savory doughnuts and coffee drinks

In addition to Third Friday’s food scene, Downtown Overland Park also features art galleries, gift shops and clothing stores.

Mark your calendar for these upcoming Third Fridays:

  • Friday, April 20
  • Friday, May 18 | Downtown Dog Day
  • Friday, June 15 | Movies in the Park
  • Friday, July 20 | Movies in the Park
  • Friday, August 17 | Movies in the Park
  • Friday, September 21
  • Friday, October 19
  • Friday, November 16 | Mayor’s Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
  • Friday, December 21

For updates on events each month, be sure to follow LOCAL LIFE on Facebook. Let me know where you plan on dining by commenting below!

This post is sponsored by Downtown OP, but all opinions are my own. Thanks for supporting the brands that make Out to Eat the best blog it can be!

5 Beef Dishes To Try During KC Restaurant Week

It’s the best time of year for food enthusiasts…KC Restaurant Week! More than 150 restaurants are participating, offering two-course lunches for $15 and three-course dinners for $33. Restaurant Week runs through January 21, but let’s face it: two weeks isn’t enough time to try each eatery. To help narrow your focus, I’ve partnered with my friends at Kansas Beef to bring you five must-try beef dishes during KC Restaurant Week.

1. Grunauer’s Slow Roasted Beef Shoulder
Why we love it: Tender, marinated beef – accented with Dijon sauce and horseradish – sets the stage for this hearty dinner dish. And even the sides shine when it comes to Grunauer’s roasted brussel sprouts and creamy mashed potatoes. Pro tip: try this dish with a glass of the 2014 Esterhazy “Granauer” if you’re looking for a great beef + red wine pairing.

101 W 22nd St.
Kansas City, MO 64108

2. Corvino’s Cheeseburger
Why we love it: The words “burger” and “gourmet” rarely go together, but Corvino pulls it off beautifully. Chef Michael Corvino starts with two thin chuck patties, topped with thick layers of muenster cheese, garlic aioli, housemade dill pickles and caramelized onions, then sandwiches it all between a sesame seed bun. Pro tip: have a couple napkins handy when consuming this juicy burger.

Corvino Supper Club
1830 Walnut Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

3. Brewery Emperial’s Flank Steak
Why we love it: steak and beer? It’s a no-brainer at Brewery Emperial. Especially when it comes to this flavorful, chili rubbed flank steak, thin sliced and topped with chimichurri. If you can make your way through all the layers of tender beef, you’ll be rewarded with sides of creamy polenta and sautéed mushrooms. Pro tip: order the brewery’s Biscuit beer for a beef-friendly drink pairing.

Brewery Emperial 
1829 Oak St.
Kansas City, MO 64108

4. Boru Ramen’s Curry Beef
Why we love it: big cuts of beef and no steak knife required…yes, please! Boru adds extra wow-factor to this lunch and dinner entree by using Japenese-style curry to accentuate tender portions of meat. Chef Po Wang rounds out the dish with roasted fingerling potatoes, carrots and steamed rice. Pro tip: save room for dessert, the cotton cheesecake with yuzu sauce is not to be missed!

Boru Ramen
500 W 75th St.
Kansas City, MO 64114

5. Summit Grill Waldo’s Angus KC Strip
Why we love it: Let’s face it, any time KC Strip is on the menu it’s worth sinking your teeth into. But especially during Restaurant Week, when you can get this flavorful, finely marbled cut that made Kansas City famous for it’s beef – for a steal. Not to mention, there are two other courses that accompany this dish. Pro tip: wear your stretchy pants.

Summit Grill Waldo
520 W 75th St.
Kansas City, MO 64114

Beef is a great way to go celebrate any out-to-eat experience, especially during Kansas City Restaurant Week. Where are you getting your beef fix? I told you, now you tell me! Give me your suggestions in the comments below.

This post is sponsored by Kansas Beef, but all opinions are my own. Thanks for supporting the brands that make Out to Eat the best blog it can be! 

Parkville Holiday Gift Guide Part II

You’ve got your family gift exchange, office Secret Santa and stockings to fill – and a December deadline fast approaching. But don’t panic: shopping is a breeze when you hit up Parkville for the holidays. Check out these five shops that sell something for every wish list. Plus, enter to win a Parkville shopping spree at the end of this post!

1. Old Towne Sweets & Antiques: Gifts for the Collector
For that friend who collects everything from retro candy to vintage salt and pepper shakers, Old Town Sweets & Antiques has their holiday gifts covered. Start on the first floor and browse the shop’s selection of homemade fudge, old fashioned salt water taffy and sodas. Then, move to the second floor and shop a wide range of vintage and antique finds.

Old Towne Sweets & Antiques
7 Main St.
Parkville, MO 64152

2. Samsara Home: Gifts for the Decorator
Samsara is THE place to shop for the person who loves to deck out their home. Whether their style is rustic or retro, you’ll find unique home decor and furniture to match every taste. Best of all, owners Alex and Carlos bring an infectious enthusiasm to the shopping experience, along with an expert eye for decor.

 Samsara Home 
12 E Street
Parkville, MO

3. La Bottega Vintage Market: Gifts for the Antique Enthusiast
Have an antique enthusiast in your life? You’ll hit the motherload when you head to La Bottega for your holiday shopping. From dolls to vintage clothes and maps to lamps, there’s no way you’re walking out empty handed. I had my eye on a copper cookie canister, in case anyone wants to know what’s on my wish list.

La Bottega Vintage Market
173 English Landing Dr.
Parkville, MO 64152

4. Cool Vintage Watches: For the Timeless Gift   
This shop definitely earns the “cool” in its name. Not only can you find the most unique watches around, but vintage cameras, pens, typewriters and records. Plus, it has all your man cave elements, too, including old beer signs, camping gear and sports memorabilia. And the shop’s coolest claim to fame? A visit from former President Obama in 2014.

Cool Vintage Watches
105 Main St.
Parkville, MO 64152

5. Parkville Jewelers: Gifts that Sparkle 
If you want to make someone’s holiday really special, there’s no shortage of bling and sparkle at downtown’s Parkville Jewelers. For the ladies, you’ll find a beautiful selection of custom made rings, earrings, necklaces and bracelets. Guys will also love the latest watches and watch bands from Bulova, Tacori and more.

Parkville Jewelers
106 Main St.
Parkville, MO

Ready to head out on a Parkville Holiday Shopping Spree? Enter below for a chance to win:
Old Towne Sweets & Antiques – $10 gift card
Cool Vintage Watches – $15 gift card
Parkville Jewelers – Royal Blue Watch ($69.95 retail value)

This post is sponsored by Downtown Parkville, but all opinions are my own. Thanks for supporting the brands that make Out to Eat the best blog it can be!

About Shanley

Welcome to Out to Eat, the culinary chronicles of a hungry 20-nothing. If you’re here looking for the most delicious and unique dishes in Kansas City (and beyond) – you’re in the right place.

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Sweet & Salty Nutella Fudge Swirl Milkshake

Whenever snacktime comes around, I’m always stuck in a sweet/salty dilemma. For example, a simple chips vs. chocolate decision will have me staring at the cupboard for 3o minutes. And don’t get me started on the inner debate between candy and popcorn at the movie theater. The agony.

But now the snack struggle is over. That’s because I put all my favorite sweet and salty treats in a creamy, Nutella fudge-swirled milkshake. Or as I also like to call it, a SNACKSHAKE.

That’s right. I’m talking pretzels, Cracker Jacks and potato chips. But those are just the toppings. To start, you’ll need to the makings for a great milkshake – just whole milk and vanilla ice cream. I used AE Dairy‘s Whole Milk instead of lighter milk to achieve a thicker shake. (Plus, each serving of AE Dairy’s Whole Milk provides eight grams of natural protein so there’s an added health benefit.)

Before blending the ice cream and milk, I added a handful of pretzels, then blended it all together until the mixture was smooth and the pretzel bits were small. It might seem like a minor detail, but the pretzels make all the difference in the taste and texture of the shake. It adds just the right amount of crunch and salt to coincide with the ice cream.

During recipe testing I considered sticking with the pretzel milkshake. But something felt like it was missing…you know, that decadence factor. That’s when it hit me. Nutella! Swirls of it. Rich like hot fudge, but better (obviously) because NUTELLA!

Making it is simple: just whisk together Nutella, AE Heavy Whipping Cream, corn syrup and vanilla. When you’re ready to serve, drop in alternating layers of the shake and spoonfuls of Nutella fudge in a glass. Then, take a spoon and stir to distribute “swirls” of nutella fudge throughout the shake.

Presentation is everything here. So toss on those Cracker Jacks like calories don’t count! For the rim, roll the edge of the cup in Nutella fudge and then roll it in crushed potato chips.

Pro tip: this snackshake is not one for sipping. So ditch the straw and go straight for a spoon (or a shovel).


  • 1.5 quart vanilla ice cream
  • 1 cup salted pretzels (set a few aside for topping)
  • 1 cup Cracker Jacks
  • 1 cup crushed potato chips
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup Nutella
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1 drop vanilla extract


  1. For the shake: in a blender, combine ice cream, whole milk and pretzels until smooth.
  2. For the Nutella Fudge: whisk together Nutella, cream, corn syrup and vanilla in a bowl until combined.
  3. Serve the shake in cup, alternating layers of ice cream and Nutella fudge. Take a spoon and stir the shake to create swirls of fudge throughout.
  4. Top with Cracker Jacks, potato chips and pretzels.

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of AE Dairy. The opinions and text are all mine.

Best KC Restaurants to Impress Out of Towners

We’ve all been here before: Guests are coming to town and you’re in charge of choosing the perfect restaurants. Being the knowledgeable Kansas Citian that you are, your food line-up is expected to impress your guests and put your city in a positive light. But your in-law’s tastes might not be the same as your old college roommate. No matter who’s visiting, here’s a guide to the best Kansas City restaurants for every kind of guest.

1. The Hard-to-Impress In-Laws 
Who can complain about bottomless mimosas and teetering towers of blueberry-stuffed french toast? No one, that’s who. And that’s why you’re taking the in-laws to weekend brunch at BLVD Tavern. You can take the edge off with a spicy bloody mary (or three) and everyone can nosh on a crowd-pleasing selection of locally-sourced fare.

BLVD Tavern 
320 Southwest Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64108

2. The No-Frills Relative 
We all have that one family member who freaks over words like “amusebouche.” But just because they’re not an adventurous eater doesn’t mean they can’t have an amazing meal. Case in point: Speak Sandwiches. The popular Westside lunch spot keeps the menu simple and satisfying with options ranging from pastrami sandwiches (above) to matzo soup.

Speak Sandwiches 
1000 W 25 St.
Kansas City, MO 64108

3. The Food-Conscious Friend 
This friend just watched What the Health and now you’re scrambling to find every vegan/vegetarian option in town. Never fear. Betty Rae’s in Waldo offers a variety of dairy-free ice creams, sorbets and boozy shakes. The dairy-free chocolate (left) is a personal fave.

Betty Rae’s 
7140 Wornall Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64114

4. The First-Time Visitor 
For that guest who wants the quintessential KC experience, there’s no better place than Joe’s Kansas City. You’ll prove it’s worth their wait with the Z-Man Sandwich and a side of those epically-seasoned fries.

Joe’s Kansas City 
3002 West 47th Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66103

5. The Self-Proclaimed “Foodie”
This guest has a Yelp account and they’re not afraid to use it. And when it comes to restaurants, they expect the latest and greatest wherever they go. Take them to Crossroads’ Corvino Supper Club and wow them with inventive dishes from chef Michael Corvino. Pro tip: go for the late night menu to try Corvino’s signature cheeseburger.

Corvino Supper Club
1830 Walnut Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

Have some additional tips on where to take out of town guests? Shoot them my way in the comments section below!

This post is sponsored by, and created in partnership with, CommunityAmerica Credit Union – but all opinions are my own. Check out CommunityAmerica’s blog for more budget-friendly dining tips. And thanks for supporting the brands that make Out to Eat the best blog it can be!