Dishes to Try from Around the World
As much as you enjoy eating foods from around the world, it may not be always possible to travel to London to have authentic fish and chips or Paris for its croissants and macaroons. Today, however, almost all the major cities in the world have many restaurants and eating joints that serve popular international food.
For example, you can easily find a Japanese restaurant that serves Sushi or a café that serves delicious Irish Coffee. You can try some popular international food, and feel transported to another world.
There are many foods that are popular globally. So, if you are looking to get a taste of some of the most globally popular dishes, we have put together a list of such dishes.
Fish and Chips is a quintessential British food, and they are popular all over the world. Today, you can find restaurants in almost all the cities worldwide that serve Fish and Chips. Easy to make, and utterly delicious, this dish has been around since the 17th Century.
The Jewish shepherds brought the recipe for fried fish and stripes of potatoes cooked in oil to the British shores. The two were later added together, in a match made in heaven, and Fish and Chips became a signature British dish.
Japanese cuisine is one of the most loved cuisines in the world. It is no surprise that Sushi is one of the most popular international dishes. Tokyo is considered the world’s Sushi capital, and whether you are a foodie or not, you must definitely try this dish when you are in Tokyo or any other Japanese city.
In Japan, you can find all kinds of Sushi that vary in price and quality. With that said, it is hard to find bad Sushi. Today, chefs from Japan have taken the traditional art of Sushi-making to the international shores, and you can find a Sushi restaurant worldwide with some of the restaurants giving it a twist to suit the locals’ palette.
Spain has a rich food culture, and the Spanish cuisine is rated among the top cuisines in the world. If you are a foodie, Spain is your paradise. Amongst the many popular Spanish dishes like Paella, Patatas bravas, and Gazpacho, the one dish that deserves special mention and is popular worldwide is Churros.
Churros are basically fried dough that are twisted into a thin oval shape, and are usually served with a thick, and rich chocolate dip. It is a popular street food, yet it gives you a full experience of eating a decadent dessert.
The food world may be divided over one important question – should Pizza have a pineapple topping? But the love for Pizza is perpetual, and there is no denying that it is one of the most popular foods in the world. In fact, Italian cuisine has become synonymous with Pizza.
One of the traditional forms of Pizza contained only a few ingredients and had humble toppings made of cheese, tomatoes and basil. However, like any other global food, as it spread to different countries, it has evolved significantly. Today, you can find different types of pizza with different toppings, which are worth trying.
Indian food is all about the use of exotic spices, and its delectable curries. But, the king of all Indian food is the Biryani. Boasting of a royal status on the Indian food hierarchy, many Indians believe, Biryani is not just food, it is an emotion. It is a way to be happy! Over the years, the popularity of Biryani has spread world over, and it has won the hearts of all.
Talk about popular international cuisine, and you cannot miss mentioning French cuisine. You may have had a crepe before, but did you know that it has its origin in France? In fact, it is a favourite food for many locals in France and the French love to have it for breakfast.
Crepes are usually sweet and made from wheat flour. It is usually eaten as a dessert with a side of Nutella, crème Chantilly or vanilla ice cream.
There is an Irish proverb that says, Laughter is the brightest in the place where food is good. With so many delicious international dishes worth trying, no matter where you are in the world try these dishes, and you are sure to feel happy!