Around the world in 21 dishes
While visiting a foreign country most of us are clueless about the famous food of the area and miss out the opportunity to indulge in the delicacies. So here’s a list of 21 of the most delicious food that are not to be missed.
- Seafood Paella, Spain
Indulge in a steamy pan of paella that offers shrimps, lobster, mussels, cuttle fish combined with white rice and lots of herbs. This Valencian dish is a seafood lover’s delight.
- Barbecue Pork, United States
Dig into the perfectly prepped pig with corn on the cob, mashed potatoes, saucy mash of chilli, tomatoes, onion, pepper and other vegetables.
- Chilli Crab, Singapore
Crabs are the specialty and can be cooked in dozens of ways with black pepper, garlic butter, cheese-baked, salted egg yolk and more but chilli crab is the local favorite. The spicy chilli tomato gravy is best enjoyed with mini mantou buns.
- Tacos, Mexico
Freshly, handmade tortilla stuffed with delicious meat rubbed in olive oil and sea salt served with guacamole, salsa, onions or cilantro can be enjoyed as breakfast, lunch or dinner.
- Chicken Rice, Singapore
Termed as the national dish of Singapore, steamed or boiled chicken served on fragrant oily rice with sliced cucumber is one of Singapore’s best dishes. You can also get roasted or soy sauce chicken and the dips of dark soy sauce, chilli with garlic and pounded ginger add to the flavor.
- Stinky Tofu, Southeast Asia
One of Southeast Asia’s iconic food, nothing can prepare you for its stench. The odor of fermenting tofu is overpowering but the taste is divine.
- French Toast, Hong Kong
Unlike the regular French toast, the Hong Kong counterpart is a deep fried dish. The two pieces of toast are slathered with peanut butter or kaya jam, soaked in egg batter and fried in butter and served with even more butter and syrup.
- Fish n Chips, United Kingdom
The staple food of the Victorian working class has been around since centuries. Crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside, sprinkled with salt, vinegar and tartar sauce it is a simple dish of un-adorned fundamentals.
- Parma Ham, Italy
Salty, paper thin slices of air-dried ham add a unique taste to whatever dish they accompany be it wrapped around grissini or placed over pizza.
10. Ohmi-gyu Beef Steak
Recognized by none other than the Imperial Palace as one of the greatest beef stocks to be raised, the Japanese Wagyu beef is best eaten Sashimi style with a drizzle of kaffir lime and green tea sea salt.
11. Fajitas, Mexico
The sizzling meat with side servings of capsicum, onion, guacamole, sour cream and salsa folded into a warm tortilla is simply delicious.
12. Butter Garlic Crab, India
The simple yet delicious dish made by drowning a crab in butter garlic sauce which seeps into every corner of the Cray fish.
13. Champ, Ireland
The national dish of Ireland makes a perfect side dish with any meat or fish. Mashed potato with spring onion, butter, salt and pepper is a hit.
14. Croissant, France
The sweet breakfast food of flaky pastry smothered in butter with a pile of raspberry jam smeared over it is best enjoyed with a cup of coffee.
15. Lasagna, Italy
The pasta layered, minced meat with tomato sauce lasagna is enjoyed by both kids and adults alike.
16. Kebab, Iran
Shish, shami or any other mouthwatering kebab, just pick your meat shove it on a skewer and grill over fire.
17. Shepherd’s Pie, Britain
Shepherd’s pie is not only about minced lamb topped with mashed potato but also to bring a smile on your face at the end of a gloomy day.
18. Chicken Parm, Australia
A chicken fillet topped with melted Parmesan, Mozzarella, pepper garlic tomato sauce, this Italian dish is now an Aussie pub goer’s delight.
19. Goi Cuon, Vietnam
Dipped in a sweet Vietnamese sauce, this summer roll is made with pork, shrimp, herbs, vermicelli rice and some more ingredients wrapped in rice paper.
20. Tom Yum Goong, Thailand
This Thai masterpiece is loaded with coconut milk and cream and brings out all the sweet, sour, spicy and salty Thai flavors. The soup is teemed with shrimp, mushrooms, tomatoes, lemongrass, galangal and kaffir lime leaves.
21. Hamburger, Germany
Yet another piece of German mastermind, the bread meat salad combination is really something that has been improvised by all food lovers.