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What is your absolute favorite dish from your cultural heritage?

I always love sampling food from other cultures. One sweet. One savory. :)

edit: Just to clarify, cultural heritage refers to your ethnicity. (e.g. You could be born and raised in the U.S. but your ancestors are from Argentina)

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    1. re: rasputina

      I'm sorry I'm not sure what heritage is responsible for chocolate cake? Lol

      1. re: rasputina

        so sorry for typos. at work.on phone

      2. Steak and kidney pudding.
        Plum crumble and custard.

        1. Whiskey and beer. I'm Irish and German :)

          Jk. My family never really made traditional dishes from either side. So I'm going to say tri tip. I grew up in Central CA and that's what we had at every special occasion growing up, cooked low and slow by my dad on the Weber.

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          1. re: juliejulez

            Santa Maria bbq, yum! I loves me some tri-tip.

          2. Since I am three different kinds of American Indian and five different nationalities to boot. This is a tough one. Caldo Verde or aka Portuguese kale soup and Indian fry bread

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            1. re: suzigirl

              I got a big kick out of them selling caldo verde in the McDonald's in Portugal. :)

            2. I'm a So Cal rat (San Diego born and raised) and darned if I don't still love citrus. And avocado. Tastes best if you are still kind of salty and slightly sunburned after surfing all day.