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Celebrate International Burger Day with 6 Delicious Recipes

28 May marks the day of one of the best celebrations around the world – International Burger Day! It’s a celebration of one of the most iconic and versatile dishes in history. While we often associate burgers with American cuisine, the beauty of this perfect dish lies in its adaptability to incorporate flavours from every corner of the globe.

So, this International Burger Day, why not embark on a culinary journey and explore some mouthwatering burger recipes from around the world along with some classics?

6 Delicious Recipes to Celebrate International Burger Day

The Korean Kimchi Burger

Kimchi is still a thing and even bigger than ever. So, infuse your burger with the bold and spicy flavours of Korea with this tantalizing kimchi burger. Start with a juicy beef or pork patty seasoned with garlic, ginger, and soy sauce. We recommend making your own pork patty.

Top it with tangy kimchi, creamy mayonnaise, and toasted sesame seeds for a burger that’s sure to leave your taste buds tingling.

Pair with: Chenin Blanc or Rose.

The Mexican Chorizo Burger

Say Ola this International Burger Day with this zesty Mexican-inspired creation. Start with a chorizo patty seasoned with smoked paprika and cumin, then pile on toppings like guacamole, salsa, and jalapeños for an explosion of bold flavours. If you can’t get your hands on a chorizo patty, opt for adding slices to your burger.

Pair with: Sol or Corona or any of your favourite beers.

The Greek Lamb Gyro Burger

Take a trip to the sunny shores of Greece with this Mediterranean-inspired burger. Swap out the traditional beef patty for a juicy lamb patty seasoned with garlic, oregano, and lemon zest. Serve it on a toasted pita with creamy tzatziki sauce, sliced tomatoes, and crisp lettuce for a taste of the Greek Isles.

Pair with: Shiraz or Malbec.

The Indian Masala Burger

Experience the vibrant spices of India with the masala burger. Infuse your beef patty with a blend of garam masala, ginger, and garlic, then top it with tangy mango chutney, spicy pickled onions, and fresh coriander for a burger that’s bursting with flavour.

Feeling lazy? Grab a Masala Steak Gatsby, and half the work is done for you.

Pair with: Saison Ale or Sauvignon Blanc

The Vegan Black Bean Burger

For those craving a plant-based option, this vegan black bean burger is sure to satisfy this International Burger Day, or any day actually. Combine mashed black beans with onions, garlic, cumin, and chilli powder, then form into patties and grill until crispy. Serve on a toasted bun with avocado slices, lettuce, and a dollop of vegan chipotle mayo.

Pair with: Pinot Noir or chardonnay.

The Classic Cheeseburger

We had to include this one, sometimes, you just can’t beat the classics. For a timeless option, go for a juicy beef patty topped with melted cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, gherkins, and your favourite condiments. Whether you prefer American, cheddar, or Swiss cheese, this cheeseburger is sure to hit the spot and satisfy your cravings.

Pair with: Light larger or any red wine.

Whatever burger you choose, don’t forget to snap a shot and tag us on Instagram.

Happy International Burger!


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