Friday, May 22, 2020

8 Iconic Dishes From Around the World

Iconic Dishes From Around the World

8 Iconic Dishes From Around the World

One of the most memorable aspects of traveling is a country’s food. It’s the easiest and fastest way to immerse yourself in the destination since cuisine plays an integral part in defining a nation’s culture. Here’s a sampling of some of the world’s most beloved dishes, from popular street foods to traditional classics!


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Meat Pie

Australia: Meat Pie
This pastry stuffed with minced meat, onion, mushrooms, or other ingredients can be found all over Australia. Eat it as locals do by topping it with tomato sauce.


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Moules Frites

Belgium: Moules Frites
This quintessential Belgian dish, typically served from September to February, is simply a big, steamy pot of mussels and a side of crispy, golden French fries.


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Poutine

Canada: Poutine
It might not be a looker, but this savory concoction made up of gravy, fries, and cheese curds has grown into a symbol of cultural pride across Canada.


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Jerk

Jamaica: Jerk
Jerk is a style of cooking where meat is rubbed or marinated with a very hot spice mixture that includes allspice, Scotch bonnet peppers, and other ingredients and is traditionally applied to pork or chicken.


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Ceviche

Peru: Ceviche
This Peruvian dish is made up of chunks of raw fish marinated in lime juice with onions, chili peppers, salt, and oil. Traditionally, ceviche is served at room temperature with sides like corn, potatoes, and a cold beer.


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Haggis

Scotland: Haggis
Eaten to celebrate Burns Night, haggis is a savory pudding that contains sheep's pluck - heart, liver, and lungs - that’s encased in the animal's stomach to cook, though now an artificial casing is often used instead.


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Paella


Spain: Paella
This Spanish national rice dish is usually made with a wide variety of chicken and seafood combined with saffron and rice. The name of a dish comes from the Latin word patella, meaning “frying pan.”


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Pho

Vietnam: Pho
A popular street food in Vietnam, Pho (pronounced "fuh") is a broth-based soup filled with fresh rice noodles and meat.


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Thanks to Smartours for this information.