Global Recipes on the Road

How many Members have enjoyed the joys of the open road with Karma Nomad? Van life is a joy – but you can make the experience more effortless and smooth if you head out with some great ingredients and recipes tailored for the on-the-road kitchen set up. So here are five great recipes from around the world that you’ll want to add to your repertoire. And they work just as well in kitchens without wheels too!

Shakshuka Eggs

This Middle Eastern breakfast is a perfect pick me up and simple to prepare: Sauté onions, bell peppers, garlic. Add canned tomatoes, cumin, paprika, chilli to taste. Simmer, then poach eggs in the sauce. Cook until set. Serve with feta and parsley.

Pad Thai Noodles

The quintessential Thai street food dish can be made quickly and easily with a ready made Pad Thai sauce: Cook rice noodles. Sauté tofu/shrimp with garlic and green onions. Scramble some eggs, add noodles and Pad Thai sauce. Spice it up with chopped chilli to taste. Toss with bean sprouts and peanuts. Serve with lime.

Greek Gyros

Comforting pockets of joy from the Aegean: Warm your pita bread. Fill with gyro meat/chicken, tzatziki, tomatoes, onions, lettuce, feta – or create a vegan/vegetarian option if you prefer. Wrap up and tuck in!

Vegetarian Ramen Noodle Soup

This Japanese staple is comforting, nutritious and delicious. Cook your ramen noodles. Simmer your broth with miso, soy sauce, sesame oil, tofu and mushrooms. Serve the noodles in the broth with green onions and boiled egg.



Cuban Black Bean and Plantain Bowl

A Caribbean symphony that’s super easy to prepare once you have the ingredients: Fry plantains. Serve with cooked rice, black beans, avocado, salsa, lime. Garnish with cilantro for a true taste of Cuba.

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