Whether you can’t get enough of the football or you find yourself escaping to the kitchen, we’ll give you a reason to cheer. We’ve put together a list of authentic and specialty recipes inspired by footballing nations that will take you on a taste adventure around the world. Perfect if you are hosting any parties or just looking to add a few international dishes to your repertoire.
A classic dish from the host country from 2018’s tournament and ideal for vegetarians. Made with a rich, creamy sauce, a mix of chestnut, shiitake and button mushrooms, spinach and shallots. Served on a bed of Wholegrain & Wild Rice, a great source of fibre for your diet and packed full of essential minerals.
A truly iconic Spanish dish, this ‘quick n easy’ paella recipe uses a mix of meat, seafood and fresh vegetables to create an amazing combination of flavours and textures. Let the taste transport you to the Spanish coast.
This Jewelled Rice dish is a real celebration of taste and aroma also known in Persian as Javaher Polo. Starting with Pure Basmati and saffron at the base, the jewels are made up from orange peel for gold, barberries for rubies, pistachios for emeralds and almonds for pearls… even better than lifting the trophy!
An English take on a classic Indian cuisine. This recipe serves 2 people, so you and a friend will have the perfect comfort food for those nail biting knockout rounds, and especially penalty shootouts! Serve with our Pure Basmati rice and let the blend of aromatic spices do the talking.
A quick and easy, spicy chicken dish. Made using red peppers, onions and spicy red chilli, it’s guaranteed to bring the Portuguese heat to the room! And the best part is, it only takes 10 minutes to cook, perfect for your half-time treat! If you haven’t seen it already, check out our NEW LIMITED EDITION Peri Peri rice.
Make this Moroccan Tagine for your family or match guests, and they are sure to be impressed. The base is a rich tomato based sauce with chunks of fish, fennel, shallots and layered with a mix of other seafood such as prawns, mussels and squid. Don’t worry if you don’t own a Tagine to cook it in either, you can substitute it for a lidded casserole.
Try our Mexican stacks, made from a layer of guacamole, tomatoes, Lime & Herb Super Grains and cream cheese. They’re a perfect finger food, and go down a treat with Mexican burritos, tacos and quesadillas OR a Mexican football match!
Serve these crispy coated prawns with a chilli dip and pair with our Sweet Chilli rice, for the perfect match day snack. A great sharing dish and guaranteed to taste better than any takeaway. Bring a taste of the orient right into your own home with this recipe!
If all the talk of the different countries has inspired you to try something a little different, check out the full list of recipes in our World Class Cuisine Tastelist.