eat2explore

A unique educational food & culture “explorer box” - connecting food & culture into fun learning

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  • Your first box will ship within 7 days. Please order by end of each month to get the current box. For existing subscribers, we ship on the 11th of every month.
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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eat2explore - explore the world, in your kitchen!
A monthly subscription of eat2explore's food & culture explorer box inspiring families to cook, taste, and discover different world’s cuisines and cultures. Each box contains unique recipes, essential spice/sauce/grain mixes, interactive activity sheets, shopping lists, cooking tools and collectibles (passport, country stickers, flag pins)
  • 17 different countries/regions
  • Total 12 servings in each box (4 servings per recipe)
  • New country addition every 4 - 6 months
  • Curated by culinary chefs and educators
  • Using the unique foodways of various cultures as a bridge into fun learning and great eating for curious kids and their adults.

Sneak Peek

Photo of undefined current box July featured country - LEBANON (Regular) / India (GF) / Spain (V)

July featured country - LEBANON (Regular) / India (GF) / Spain (V)

Explore Lebanon's culture and cuisine in July with: 1) 3 recipes cards (Shawarma, Kafta meatballs, Stuffed Zucchini) 2) our essential spice/sauce mixes (4 servings each) 3) shopping list for fresh ingredients 4) educational material on Lebanon as a country and the celebration of Eid al-Fitr 5) fun cooking tool

Order by July 31st to get this box!

Photo of undefined current box August featured country - UNITED KINGDOM (Regular) / Brazil (GF & V)

August featured country - UNITED KINGDOM (Regular) / Brazil (GF & V)

Explore United Kingdom's culture and cuisine in August with: 1) 3 recipes cards (Irish stew, Shepherd's Pie, Chicken Tikka Masala) 2) our essential spice/sauce mixes (4 servings each) 3) shopping list for fresh ingredients 4) educational material on United Kingdom as a country and the history of UK cuisines 5) fun cooking tool

Order by August 31st to get this box!

Photo of undefined current box September featured country - USA (Regular) / Greece (GF & V)

September featured country - USA (Regular) / Greece (GF & V)

Explore USA's culture and cuisine in September with: 1) 3 recipes cards (Maryland crabcake, blackened fish, vegetarian chili) 2) our essential spice/sauce mixes (4 servings each) 3) shopping list for fresh ingredients 4) educational material on USA as a country and the history of USA cuisines 5) fun cooking tool

Order by September 30th to get this box!

Photo of undefined current box October featured country - SINGAPORE (Regular) / Ethiopia (GF & V)

October featured country - SINGAPORE (Regular) / Ethiopia (GF & V)

Explore Singapore's culture and cuisine in October with: 1) 3 recipes cards (Chicken Satay, Soy Chicken Rice, Singapore fried bee hoon) 2) our essential spice/sauce mixes (4 servings each) 3) shopping list for fresh ingredients 4) educational material on Singapore as a country and how the British influenced Singapore cuisine 5) fun cooking tool

Order by October 31st to get this box!

Photo of undefined current box November featured country - ISRAEL (Regular) / Lebanon (GF) / South Korea (V)

November featured country - ISRAEL (Regular) / Lebanon (GF) / South Korea (V)

Explore Israel's culture and cuisine in November with: 1) 3 recipes cards (Braised brisket, Falafel, Zaatar cauliflower steak) 2) our essential spice/sauce mixes (4 servings each) 3) shopping list for fresh ingredients 4) educational material on Israel as a country and the story of Hanukkah 5) fun cooking tool

Order by November 30th to get this box!

Questions

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Q: Hello I want to give 3 more months as a gift will I automatically get 3 different countries or do I need to let you know before I purchase? Asked by Crystal C., July 2021

eat2explore answered...July 2021

Hi Crystal,
Thanks for reaching out. That is so exciting.
I checked your account and it doesn't look like you are set up to auto renew.
Would you like me to set you up for it?
Also, since your 3 months just ended and you'll be renewing to another 3 months you will be getting all new countries :-)
Thank you!


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Q: Your Eat2Explore Explorer box would be perfect for my niece. Unfortunately, my nephew has an anaphylactic allergy to tree nuts, peanuts, and sesame seeds. Any plan to address the major allergens?Asked by Erin Q., December 2020

eat2explore answered...May 2021

We are so very sorry for our extremely delayed response.
Even though most of our spice/sauce mixes have no nuts, they are packed in a facility that is not nut-free certified. If your niece has serious allergies, maybe you can try our boxes without spice/sauce mixes but have the mixes recipes to prepare them in the safety of their home. The best way to purchase our no-spice boxes is on our website. Thank you again for inquiring!


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Q: Hello! I’m trying to apply the coupon code but the website says it doesn’t apply? What’s the requirements to use the CRATEJ15 code?Asked by Kristin R., November 2020

eat2explore answered...November 2020

Hi Kristin,
Our CRATEJ15 is active, we are not sure why it isn't working.
We refreshed it on our end, would you mind trying again?
Thank you so much!


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Q: Do you ship internationally? (France)Asked by Farah O., October 2020

eat2explore answered...November 2020

Hi Farah,
We are so sorry for the delay in responding. Yes, we do ship internationally.

eat2explore reviewsReviews

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13 reviews

Great Gift

Jul 09, 2021
Crystal C.
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Great gift for my God Daughter

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eat2explore said...Jul 20, 2021

We are so happy to hear and hope she is loving the experience!

Very Excited

Jul 06, 2021
Jeannine B.
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I was so excited to get my box and try the recipes. I am going to the store tonight to buy my ingredients. Thanks for adding some excitement to my life. I look forward to the next box.

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eat2explore said...Jul 20, 2021

Thanks for the review Jeannine! We hope you are loving your exploration with us.

Love it

Feb 26, 2021
Annemarie V.
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This has been great for teaching young kids to cook and exploring different countries. They take much of the longer/harder tasks out making this great for weeknight meal.

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eat2explore said...May 19, 2021

Thank you Annemarie! Education is a large aspect of our boxes so we are so hoppy to hear you've enjoyed exploring with us.

Amazing Family Activity

Feb 27, 2021
Deborah C.
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I am so incredibly impressed with this subscription box. We asked for family to buy these subscriptions for my 8 year old son for Christmas. He loves it and we love it! We've discovered healthy new delicious worldly meals to add to our rotation. We received middle east 4 boxes and India. There is no way we are stopping these boxes! Although geared towards kids, it's a great gift for adults. This is a must have family activity. Great job eat2explore!

eat2explore said...May 19, 2021

Thank you so much Deborah! This makes us so happy!

Huge Potential

Sep 15, 2020
Sarah L.
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Just received my first box, and I'm pretty excited! Not only are there well-organized recipes and ingredients, but there is also information about the country itself. I ordered this for my own culinary interests but will probably end up making it a family event as it is so kid-friendly. Deduction of 1 star because 1) did not receive any information or instruction regarding the kitchen tool I received. And 2) I had hoped for more than 1 use of ingredients/spices. This box appears to include only enough ingredients for 1 full recipe of each dish. If I wanted to make these recipes again, it would be nice to know where to find the ingredients online without having to order another full box.

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eat2explore said...May 19, 2021

Hi Sarah,
First of all, we are so sorry that we didn't respond sooner.
Secondly, Thank you so much for your suggestions! We have already added instructions for the cooking tools and luckily you can purchase spices/sauces on our website. We hope this is helpful and you'll try us again!

A Little Basic

May 11, 2020
Megan D.
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Everything overall was cute, but the dish selections were just a little too basic. We can make spaghetti and meatballs whenever, so having that be in the Italy box was a huge letdown. We were hoping for things we had never tried or heard of before. If that's the case we can just look up recipes ourselves on the internet.

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eat2explore said...May 19, 2021

Thank you for providing us with feedback on your experience. We have over 24 different boxes and add 2 new countries a year. We have a wide variety of countries and recipes. We apologize if Italy was a little basic for you. We urge you to visit our website and try our Kenya or South Korea boxes as they may offer more variety for you.

Learning and cooking

Oct 29, 2020
Marie A.
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My grandchild loves it. I like that she is learning about the different countries as she learn to cook their food. i have told my friends about it.

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eat2explore said...May 19, 2021

Thank you Marie. Sharing us with friends and family is the biggest compliment! :-)

Great way to experience many cultures

Oct 28, 2020
Annette G.
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I have received two shipments, Ethiopia and South Korea. The recipes are very clear and understandable. They do a great job of alerting one to the timing required of each recipe, especially if there is an overnight marinade required. All of the dishes from both countries have been delicious. My family has enjoyed sharing our international experience with a neighbor and my parents. What a great way to experience different cultures when we are stuck at home!

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eat2explore said...May 19, 2021

Amazing Annette! We really appreciate you sharing your experience with us!

Makes learning FUN! HIGHLY RECOMMEND

Sep 14, 2020
Shannon P.
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Perfect for the tween learning to cook and also very educational and an awesome way to teach kids about other cuisines in the world. Haven't tried the recipes yet but they look amazing. Simple and easy instructions and seasoning, sauce or oil from around the world. Truly unique!

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eat2explore said...May 19, 2021

Thank you Shannon! We love that you mentioned tweens because as much as we appeal to younger children, our subscription is also great for older children and adults!

Great for all ages

Apr 08, 2020
Tanya N.
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My son can't wait for his next box, he's been checking the mail everyday. He truely enjoyed everthing about it. He is 12 yrs old so he was able to cook everything with just my oversite. All the meals were absolutley delicious, great recipes with easy to follow instructions. How perfect at a time like this, where we all have to stay home and what great skills for him to learn.

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eat2explore said...May 19, 2021

Thank you Tanya! This warms our heart so much! We appreciate you sharing your experience with us.

Past boxes from eat2explore

January featured country - Spain

January featured country - Spain

explore Spain in January with: 1) 3 recipes cards (Arroz con pollo, Gambas al ajillo y pan con tomate, Tortilla Española) 2) our essential spice/sauce mixes (4 servings each) 3) shopping list for fresh ingredients 4) educational material on Spain as a country and on Spanish regional cuisines 5) fun collectibles of passport, a cooking tool, sticker, Spanish flag pin

February featured country - Brazil

February featured country - Brazil

explore Brazil in February with: 1) 3 recipes cards (Feijoada, Shrimp Moqueca, Pastel) 2) our essential spice/sauce mixes (4 servings each) 3) shopping list for fresh ingredients 4) educational material on Brazil as a country and on Brazilian regional cuisines 5) fun collectibles of passport, a cooking tool, sticker, Brazil flag pin

March featured country - United Kingdom

March featured country - United Kingdom

To celebrate St Patrick's Day on March 17th, we will be exploring United Kingdom's culture and cuisine. explore UK in March with: 1) 3 recipes cards (Irish stew, Shepherd's Pie, Chicken Tikka Masala) 2) our essential spice/sauce mixes (4 servings each) 3) shopping list for fresh ingredients 4) educational material on United Kingdom as a country and the history of UK cuisines 5) fun cooking tool

April featured country - USA-south

April featured country - USA-south

To celebrate Easter on April 12th, we will be exploring United States's culture and cuisine. explore USA-south in April with: 1) 3 recipes cards (BBQ fulled chicken, blackened fish, vegetarian chili) 2) our essential spice/sauce mixes (4 servings each) 3) shopping list for fresh ingredients 4) educational material on USA as a country and the history of USA cuisines 5) fun cooking tool

May featured country - Japan

May featured country - Japan

To celebrate Japan Golden Week from April 29th to May 6th, we will be exploring Japan's culture and cuisine. explore Japan in May with: 1) 3 recipes cards (Salmon teriyaki, Chicken Katsu, Okonomiyaki) 2) our essential spice/sauce mixes (4 servings each) 3) shopping list for fresh ingredients 4) educational material on Japan as a country and why Japanese cuisine is part of UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage 5) fun cooking tool

June featured country - Italy

June featured country - Italy

To celebrate Italy's Republic Day (Festa della Repubblica) on June 2nd, we will be exploring Italy's culture and cuisine. explore Italy in June with: 1) 3 recipes cards (Spaghetti Meatballs, Chicken Milanese, Chicken Marsala) 2) our essential spice/sauce mixes (4 servings each) 3) shopping list for fresh ingredients 4) educational material on Italy as a country and the art of the Italian Meal 5) fun cooking tool

July featured country - Peru

July featured country - Peru

To celebrate Peru's Independence Day on July 28th, we will be exploring Peru's culture and cuisine. Learn the cultural evolution of Peruvian food! explore Peru in July with: 1) 3 recipes cards (Lomo Saltado, Papa Rellena, Pollo a la Brasa) 2) our essential spice/sauce mixes (4 servings each) 3) shopping list for fresh ingredients 4) educational material on Peru as a country and the cultural evolution of Peruvian food 5) fun cooking tool

August featured country - Singapore

August featured country - Singapore

To celebrate Singapore National Day on August 9th , we will be exploring Singapore's culture and cuisine. explore Singapore in August with: 1) 3 recipes cards (Chicken Satay, Soy Chicken Rice, Singapore fried bee hoon) 2) our essential spice/sauce mixes (4 servings each) 3) shopping list for fresh ingredients 4) educational material on Singapore as a country and how the British influenced Singapore cuisine 5) fun cooking tool

September featured country - Ethiopia

September featured country - Ethiopia

To celebrate Ethiopia's New Year (Eukutatash) on September 11th, we will be exploring Ethiopia's culture and cuisine. explore Ethiopia in September with: 1) 3 recipes cards (Doro Wat, Tibs Wot, Misir Wat) 2) our essential spice/sauce mixes (4 servings each) 3) shopping list for fresh ingredients 4) educational material on Ethiopia as a country and how the Ethiopian celebrate their New Year 5) fun cooking tool

October featured country - South Korea

October featured country - South Korea

To celebrate South Korea's Harvest Festival from September 30th to October 1st, we will be exploring South Korea's culture and cuisine.

November featured country - India

November featured country - India

To celebrate Diwali on November 14th, we will be exploring India's culture and cuisine.

December featured country - France

December featured country - France

To celebrate Christmas on December 25th, we will be exploring France's culture and cuisine.

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