Let's Hear It for Carbohydrates!

CYPRUS
Sheftalia
This spicy sausage is wrapped in panna—the precious caul fat from a pig—barbecued and served with salad and pita bread. As an appetizer or a main course, sheftalia is best accompanied by a local dry red wine.

CZECH REPUBLIC
Vepro knedlo zelo
Any combination of pork, dumplings and sauerkraut is bound to be filling but, carefully prepared, this classic dish offers some finesse, too. Gently roasted pork is mixed with dumplings made from potatoes rather than the more usual bread, while the sauerkraut's acidity is cut with a...

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