The World in Chips

Haggis & Cracked Black Pepper – Scotland

Mackie’s of Scotland is a popular brand that ships their chips all around the UK, and are best known for their quintessentially Scottish flavors, like Haggis & Cracked Black Pepper. The chips themselves taste mostly like pepper — the thick, kettle-cooked chips are tossed in tons of black pepper and salt, which makes them intensely flavorful. It’s hard to really taste the haggis, but there’s definitely a meaty, rich undertone below all that black pepper.



Cultured Palate: Dishes from Iran

Iranian cuisine uses a myriad of spices, dried and fresh fruits, herbs, and nuts to flavor dishes. These ingredients turn even the simplest meal of rice and stewed meat into a sensory explosion.

Around the World in Holiday Baking

Every December, millions of pounds of butter, sugar, and flour contribute to the creation of spectacular treats for holiday celebrations. Even if you’re not ordinarily a baker, many people venture into the kitchen before the holidays to make sure that they’ve got plenty of treats to offer to family and friends.

The Most Unusual McDonald’s Menu Items from Around the World

If you’re a fast-food connoisseur, chances are you’re already familiar with the McDonald’s menu that’s typical in North America. They bring in new choices fairly frequently. However, most people stick with their usual order of Big Macs, Quarter Pounders, fries, McFlurries, and Apple Pies. It’s familiar food, and the bulk of the menu is essentially…