International Meals On the Go

International Meals from Busch’s Fresh Food Market

Where do you go for international cuisine? You can make international meals at home, and it may be easier than you think. Whether you’re going for authenticity or just a recipe inspired by the cuisine of a certain region, all it takes is the right seasonings, a good grocery store, and a willingness to try new things. Here, we offer some delicious internationally-inspired recipes, for meals on the go.

Italian Flavors

  • Mini Caprese Deep Dish Pizzas: These tasty little pizzas combine caprese with pizza for a satisfying and delectable dinner treat.
  • Easy Lasagna Cups: Simple to make and guaranteed to please, these put the flavor of lasagna right in the palm of your hand. You can even cook them ahead of time, and freeze them for up to three months, making a quick lasagna meal even easier.
  • Turkey Provolone Pesto Panini: Flavorful and filling, these juicy sandwiches leave you in the perfect zone of feeling satisfied but not stuffed.

Hand-held Favorites

  • Lentil and Farro “Falafels”: This recipe calls for lentils instead of chickpeas, but the flavor of falafel still comes through in these nutritious handheld patties.
  • Beef and Guinness Hand Pies: Hand pies are a traditional UK favorite, and this modified recipe makes these savory little pies easy and accessible.
  • Greek Gyros: Tired of your usual sandwiches? Give these easy-to-assemble, highly flavorful gyros a try!
  • Tantuni: This Turkish street food is a sandwich, made of well-seasoned, thinly sliced lamb or beef, wrapped in a warm lavash with ripe tomatoes and onions.
  • Instant Pot Carnitas: What’s more portable than street food? Use your Instant Pot to make this traditional Mexican favorite hassle-free.

Savory Skewers

  • Koobideh Kabobs: Perfect for beef lovers, these mouthwatering kabobs feature ground beef, grated onions, salt, pepper, and saffron butter.
  • Joojeh Kabobs: These succulent Persian kabobs feature saffron-spiced boneless chicken, grilled to perfection.
  • Pinchos Morunos: Made with an aromatic spice marinade, these Spanish pork skewers are bursting with flavor.

French Foods

Spanish Flair

  • Empanada Gallega: This savory Spanish pie, with onion, pepper, tomato, tuna, and egg makes for a satisfying quick snack or a tasty meal on the go.
  • Pan Con Tomate: This delicious Spanish tomato bread is great for grabbing on the go or making a substantial sandwich.
  • Salt Cod Stuffed Piquillo Peppers: This may seem like a strange dish, but trust us, it’s a delightful comfort food in the form of tapas.
  • Llescas: Alternately called Catalan bread pizza or loaded toast, these are delicious, versatile, and easy to make.
  • Magdalenas: These Spanish lemon and olive oil muffins are popular in bakeries all over Spain, but you can easily make them at home and enjoy them whenever you like, but especially with your morning coffee.
  • Catalan Coca (Spanish Pizza): There’s no cheese or sauce, but make no mistake- you will still find this Spanish Pizza irresistible.

Chinese Favorites

  • Sesame Shrimp Toast: This Chinese takeout favorite is easy to make at home and makes a crave-able appetizer or snack.
  • Chinese Scallion Pancakes: Chewy, crispy, and delicious, these are a Chinese street food favorite.
  • Cumin Lamb Dumplings: A departure from the traditional pork-based dumplings, these incredibly flavorful lamb dumplings are a must-try.
  • Jiaozi (Vegetable Dumplings): Whether you are a vegetarian or just want a meatless bite, these vegetable dumplings are so tasty that you won’t even miss the meat.
  • Pork and Cabbage Dumplings: More of a dumpling traditionalist? Don’t miss these delightful little bites, traditionally made for the Lunar New Year.

Find Everything You Need at Busch’s Fresh Food Market

No matter what kind of international cuisine you’re craving, head to the grocery store that’s been providing fresh groceries for nearly five decades. Since 1975, Busch’s Fresh Food Market has served customers in Michigan, first as a small business, and now as a privately held independent supermarket chain with 16 stores and over 1,400 associates. Proud to be mitten born and raised, we bring our customers local products grown and produced right here in Michigan. Our hometown local food market combines today’s emphasis on freshness and style with our traditional values, personal service, and wholesomeness. When you enter our grocery store, you will find everything from fresh meat and produce to baked goods, beer, and wine, all chosen because of their superior ingredients and exceptional flavor. Dedicated to providing our customers with the very best groceries, we even offer fresh food delivery through online shopping, to make their lives even easier. Shop online for everything you need to make delicious meals to go, or use the website to find a store near you. We welcome your comments or questions, and we invite you to contact us through our website.