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Mexico: Polvorones

El Grito de la Independencia! Yes, Mexico has been screaming since last night!

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Mexico: Tacos de Pescado (Fish Tacos)

How about a sunny recipe to celebrate Mexican Independence Day in style?

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Iran: Chelo Kabab – Koobideh

Another summer is ending on 196 F, and we jumped at the opportunity to once again this year feature a theme that the three of us just love: barbecue.

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Morocco: Sardines Mariées (Married Sardines)

Of course, there is constant evolution and innovation when it comes to cuisine. It has to adapt to influences. It is constantly created and recreated. But for nearly two years, Joanne, Mike, and I have made a point to maintain the authenticity of all the recipes we publish.

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United States: Texas style beef ribs

“Do not eat the meat raw or boiled in water, but roast it over a fire – with the head, legs and internal organs.” – Exodus 12:9

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Vietnam: Banh Mi

A sigh of relief for the parents or for the kids? This is back to school week. Vacations are over!

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Malaysia: Roti John

This is almost a first for me on 196F: an authentic AND simple recipe!

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Denmark: Smørrebrød‏

Vacations are over for the 196 flavors’ team. Vera is the last one of the trio to be back, and we therefore decided to take it easy.

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Indonesia: Rempeyek

It is famous for its spices and beautiful beaches that make it a popular touristic destination: Indonesia.