While we wait for the day when we can travel together again, we can still daydream! Food has the power to transport us, and bring the flavors of the world into our own homes.

Post a picture of a meal inspired by your favorite travel destination on Instagram with the hashtag #WorldOnOurPlate! To get you started, see the recipes below that are inspired by a few of our favorite travel destinations. 

Homemade Gnocchi—Italy


If you’re daydreaming of a gondola ride through the canals of Venice, try this recipe for homemade gnocchi from SRV, a Venice-inspired restaurant in Boston.  The SRV chefs say that although gnocchi is eaten all over Italy, it is very common across the north and a popular choice in Venice. With just three ingredients and no special equipment required, delicious homemade pasta is easier than you think! Gnocchi from the Veneto Recipe

Lemongrass and Basil Mussels—Thailand


Thailand is a popular tourist destination, especially among people who like to eat! Get a taste of Thai cuisine with this perfect summer recipe. If you’ve never cooked mussels before, you’ll be surprised to learn how quick and easy they are to prepare. Ginger, lime leaves, lemongrass, and basil will transport you to the coast of Thailand. Lemongrass and Basil Mussels Recipe

Sardine Patties—Portugal


If we had to choose a national icon for Portugal, it might just be the sardine! You’re sure to encounter these fish, perhaps freshly caught and grilled, or stacked wall-to-wall in colorful tins in the shops, when you visit Portugal someday. These delicious sardine patties are crisp and flavorful, and a delicious source of heart-healthy omega-3s and vitamins Sardine Patties with Dill Yogurt Sauce Recipe

Greek Summer Salad—Greece


Sweet watermelon and salty feta are a delicious, refreshing combination. This summertime salad calls to mind warm days by the seaside in Greece. Greek Summer Salad Recipe

Bulgur and Chickpea Salad—Morocco



Mint, cumin, and coriander bring Moroccan flavors to this chickpea and bulgur salad.  Bulgur is created from kernels of wheat that are cleaned, pre-boiled, and coarsely ground. The result? A super fast-cooking grain, that will get this Moroccan-inspired salad on your dinner table in minutes! Serve warm, room temperature, or chilled. Moroccan Bulgur and Chickpea Salad Recipe

Your turn! Show us how you put the #WorldOnOurPlate on Instagram!

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