Infographic - 2nd Birthday

Happy 2nd Birthday 196F

196 flavors is celebrating its second birthday. For the occasion, we got ourselves a beautiful infographic. The opportunity to relive these wonderful past two years. A big thank you to all of you for following us!

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United States: Green Bean Casserole

A Thanksgiving table is not traditional table without turkey, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie and… green bean casserole!


United States: Sweet Potato Casserole

Flashback: Last year, Vera shared with us the origins of Thanksgiving dating back to the 1620s in her post about the pumpkin soup from Botswana.


United States: Pecan Pie

196 flavors and our loyal readers are a bit like a family! A family gathering, this is above all the spirit of Thanksgiving, a holiday that we happily feature on the blog this week.

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Lebanon: Burghul bi Dfeen

Today, we are celebrating Lebanon’s National Day. The opportunity for 196F to feature Levantine cuisine.


Lebanon: Maamouls

This week, we are celebrating Lebanon whose National Day falls on Saturday.

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Lebanon: Lahm Bi Ajin (Sfiha)

Lebanon has been celebrating its national day ion November 22nd since 1943, although the actual withdrawal of French and British troops was not final until 1946.


France: Flamiche au Maroilles (Maroilles Tart)

This week, we celebrated Veterans’ Day or the 96th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice of the First World War. For the occasion, the 196F team visited the Picardy region in France.

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France: Macarons d’Amiens (Amiens Macarons)

Today marks the 96th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice of the First World War. Why are we featuring cuisine from Picardy you might ask?

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France: Ficelle Picarde (Crepe au Gratin)

This week, we are visiting Picardy to commemorate the signing of the armistice of the First World War in Compiègne on November 11, 1918.