Did you know that some cultures in the world believe that there are certain foods that bring you good luck when you eat them? From prosperity, wealth and general good luck for the future, anything is worth a try, right?
If you haven’t already noticed, the color green tends to be associated with good luck. From four-leaved clovers to the jade stone and money. That’s why in some cultures, they believe that by eating some of the healthiest greens available, you will receive good luck soon after. Chop some brussels sprouts, green beans, and kale, then toss it in a pan with some olive oil and soy sauce. Cook until tender, sprinkle with salt and serve.
Across Asian countries, they believe that eating noodles will lengthen their lives, but only when it is eaten correctly. The trick is, not to bite into the noodle until the whole thing is in your mouth. A tasty and easy meal, you only need a few ingredients to make such a dish. From ramen, to pad Thai and noodle salad and more. Be sure to check out some tasty recipes.
In Italy, it is traditionally thought that lentils represent good fortune. Why? Well because locals for the past believed that lentils resembled coins. Lentils are really easy to prepare and can be added to almost any meal. From lentil salad with a tahini dressing to lentil spaghetti Bolognese and more.
Pomegranate is one of the most versatile fruits out there and it tastes great with so many different things. Throughout the Mediterranean, it is believed that pomegranate increases fertility and brings abundance to one’s life. Eat as a snack or sprinkle over a salad or meal for a little bit of something extra.