Thanksgiving Across the Globe

Thanksgiving Across the Globe

Five cultural dishes that are must-haves at Thanksgiving dinner from cultures around the world.

Thanksgiving is obviously not a holiday celebrated outside of the United States. However, thousands of American families from different ethnic backgrounds join in on the day of thanks and provide their own spin to a good Thanksgiving dinner. If you’re a food enthusiast like me, and want to know what cultural dishes other cultures share at a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, here are five!

Disclaimer: These dishes were identified based-off an Instagram questionnaire I did on my account.  

Spring rolls and egg rolls  - Vietnamese

pc: Jeff Kang from http://www.itsmydish.com/vietnamese-spring-rolls/  

Shiro and injera - Ethiopian

pc: https://www.daringgourmet.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Injera-Creative-Commons-1.jpg

Murgh Makhani and naan - Indian

pc: MinaPatel from http://indianspicecompany.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Butter-Chicken-1080x675.jpg

Fried rice and stir fry noodles - Chinese

pc: Alia from Everyday Easy: https://www.everydayeasyeats.com/chinese-fried-rice/

Pancit noodles and lumpia - Filipino

pc: Lalaine from Kawaling Pinoy: https://www.kawalingpinoy.com/lumpia-shanghai/