american cuisine

  1. flyinglentris

    North American Wild Rice

    I came across this article on North American wild rice and thought it good enough to share here ... The True Story of Wild Rice, North America's Most Understood Grain
  2. M

    How would you "American-ize" a dish?

    I'm making a YouTube video this week on Oyakodon (oya = parent, ko= child, don=rice bowl) or Chicken and Egg over rice. I made (and ate) five today. As I was doing it, I wondered how I could change it to make it "American" but still keep the concept: Boiling/Poaching meat with egg and serving it...
  3. JAS_OH1

    Metric system measurements to American measurements

    So we have this wonderful international community here, and I was curious if it bothers forum members from other countries when Americans post recipes using teaspoons, cups, etc.? I have measuring cups that also have the metric measurements on the other side, is that pretty much standard in...
  4. epicuric

    Gordon, Gino and Fred's American adventure

    Watched the last episode of this yesterday, it was comedy gold. A road trip around Texas, taking in some foodie landmarks, fishing, BBQ joints and a rodeo. Not sure if it's available overseas (ITV hub), but it's well worth a watch.
  5. B

    Your favourite dishes?!

    What are your favourite meals? and would you be happy having healthier versions of them if they was available??
  6. B

    American Delights!

    Hey, I work for a health and wellness group and we're looking to identify popular dishes from across the states. what are people's favourite foods- breakfast, lunch and dinner!? If there's any development chefs out there interested in working more directly with us, contact me! Thanks, Belle
  7. rascal

    American hot dogs

    i love these, we have a murican day here once or twice a year, I make them for whoever is here. Now maybe Craig or another person on here can say how you make them, but here's my take Frankfurter White bun. Chopped onion American mustard liquid Relish BBQ sauce Cheese I believe in New York...
  8. Morning Glory

    Retro American Cookbooks

    A great resource here if you are interested in vintage cookery books and recipes:
  9. Cinisajoy

    Recipe American Biscuits

    These are just your common baking powder biscuits. Nothing fancy. You will need 2 cups all-purpose flour (just your cheap white flour) 4 teaspoons baking powder (it helps to use a brand name not the store brand) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup shortening (or butter or margarine or lard)(any solid...
  10. Cinisajoy

    Recipe American Apple Pie

    I had a cookbook handy so here is basic recipe. I will come back tomorrow and translate the measurements. 9 inch apple pie Pastry for a 9 inch 2 crust pie. (Will get you the recipe) 1/3 to 2/3 cup sugar (66 to 133 grams) 1/4 all purpose flour (not self-raising) (30 grams) 1/2 teaspoon each...
  11. B

    Recipe American Pancakes

    Here is a recipe from a good buddy, a guy I consider my internet older brother, Chief Longwind. A truely great guy, wonderful father, and not a bad cook. (I can only teach him so much). Ingredients: Dry Ingrediants: 1 cup all-purpose flour (125 g) 2 tbs. Sugar ½ tsp. Salt 3 tsp. Double Acting...
  12. Cinisajoy

    Recipe American Pancakes

    Pancakes 1-1/ 4 cups all purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons double acting baking powder 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 egg beaten 1 1/3 cups milk 3 tablespoons oil In a large bowl, mix first 4 ingredients. Add the egg, milk and oil. Stir until blended. Heat a skillet or griddle over medium...
  13. patriziamariapia

    american pancake recipe request

    Hello everybody, I'm Patrizia from Milano (Italy) I need the recipe of american pancake. Can anybody help me? Thanks.
  14. The Velvet Curtain

    Fried Chicken - One for the American and Caribbean posters

    Living in the UK there is no tradition of frying chicken. However I keep seeing it done on episodes of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives that are shown constantly on one of our food channels, and they mostly look rather tasty. So does anyone have their own method for fried chicken? Clearly there are...
  15. C

    Recipe Texas White Sheet Cake

    Ingredients 1 cup butter or 1 cup margarine 1 cup water 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 2 eggs, beaten 1⁄2 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon almond extract 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda Frosting 1⁄2 cup butter or 1⁄2 cup margarine 1⁄4 cup milk 4 1⁄2 cups powdered sugar 1⁄2 teaspoon...
  16. kgord

    American Holiday Bake OFF starring Mary Berry

    We here in the US copy a number of British shows. The latest one is the Holiday Bake OFF starring the UK's own Mary Berry. It is a prime time show that features guests competing to win the championship. Last night it got off to it's yummy start, I am a fan of these shows because I love to see...
  17. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    American Thanksgiving Thursday 26th November

    I don't know much about America. Thanksgiving is one of those things that is alien to me but it seems like a good idea, get the family together around the table and have a meal. But I'm guessing there is more to it than that? Why is it traditionally associated with turkey? Why is the date...
  18. Shaun

    What is American cuisine?

    For context, I live in the UK. A friend of ours wants us to try a new American themed restaurant for her birthday later in the year and I wondered what would be on offer? Burgers, fries, steaks and tacos (all giant sized and overflowing the plates) and huge varieties of sugary and fatty...
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