Kid-Friendly International Dishes

Apple Tart Tatin
Heather Weston
Both delicious and healthy, these recipes will nourish your child's appetite for foreign cuisine.
Heather Weston
Heather Weston

Foreign Foods for the Pickiest Eaters

Food writer Melissa Clark wanted her toddler daughter, Dahlia, to try foods other than pizza and pasta. To accomplish this goal, she planned a potluck dinner with friends and asked each family to bring a traditional dish to highlight their backgrounds. Once Dahlia saw other kids eating these kid-friendly foreign foods, she delightfully dug in! Click through this slideshow for the recipes.

Heather Weston
Heather Weston

India: Roasted Chickpeas & Cauliflower

These are best warm from the oven but delectable at room temperature, too. Cook them on the day you plan to eat them.

Heather Weston
Heather Weston

Poland: Mini Matzoh-Ball Soup

If you're pressed for time, use low-sodium chicken broth instead of making the soup from scratch.

Heather Weston
Heather Weston

Philippines: Rice-Noodle Salad (Pancit)

No shrimp? You can always substitute tofu or boneless, skinless chicken cut into bite-size pieces. Make sure you cook poultry until it's no longer pink.

Mealtime becomes a struggle when your little one has a very discerning palate. Learn how to handle a picky eater and some reasonable guidelines for what you should expect your child to eat.

Heather Weston
Heather Weston

Ethiopia: Doro Wat

Another tasty way to serve this stew is over couscous or rice to soak up the spicy sauce.

Heather Weston
Heather Weston

France: Individual Apple Tart Tatin

Wonderful on their own, these treats are even better served with whipped cream.

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