‘There is no sincere love, than the love of FOOD’. Very rightly said by George Bernard Shaw. source
In fact, all the hard work we do is to fill our stomachs and satisfy our tongue. There are several cuisines in the world just like our several taste buds. And there are a few of these many cuisines you need to try. If you are a real foodie, then this is a Food Paradise for you.
India is a very well-known country since ancient times for its huge collection of spices. All the food in India is cooked with adding a lot many types of spices to it. These spices vary from sweet to hot and spicy. Also, Indians are a very big fan of home-made white cheese i.e PANEER. Every meal is accompanied with a naan, chapatti/roti and of course the staple food RICE.
If you ever visit India don’t forget to try
- Chicken Tandoori (roasted spicy chicken).
- Paneer Butter Masala.
- Beverages – Lassi, tea.
Greece is one of the ancient countries we know, but we are very less acquainted with its cuisine. A cuisine very vibrant, they have salads to sweets, soups and much more. But if you are looking for something traditional and tasty try SOUVLAKI. It is a popular Greek fast food which consists of small pieces of meat and vegetables grilled on a skewer. It is served with grilled bread or in a pita wrap with garnishes and sauces, or often with fried potatoes.
Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity with ingredients such as potatoes, tomatoes, bell pepper, maize, sugar, beet etc. Italian food offers a great variety of taste and is one of the most popular cuisines in the world. The colours of Italian food red, yellow, green blend together perfectly to give us a delicious taste.
Try this out in Italy.
The main traditional food of Japan consists of Rice with miso soup. This is accompanied with fish, pickles or vegetables cooked in broth. The emphasis is more towards seasonal ingredients. The use of spices in Japnese cuisine is very limited.
Don’t forget to try-
- Sushi .
- Grilled and pan-fried dishes (Yakimono).
- Rice porridge.
It is a multi-ethnic cuisine where many different foodways infused. The Mexican street food is one of the most vibrant parts of its cuisine. The staples are native foods, such as corn, squash, avocados, tomatoes turkey and chili pepper.
- Guacamole – Avocado based dip
- Quesadilla – Flour tortilla filled with cheese
- Pozole – Stew soup.
What do I need to speak about Chinese cuisine? It is cooked all around the globe. Color, smell, and taste are the three traditional aspects used to describe Chinese food, as well as the meaning, appearance, and nutrition of the food. The most praised “Four Major Cuisines” are Chuan, Lu, Yue, and Huaiyang, representing West, North, South and East China cuisine.
Try these Chinese foods-
- Shīzi Tóuor “lion’s head”- Meatball soup
- Dàzhǔ gānsī – Soup of sliced dried tofu, chicken, ham and bamboo shoot
- Dim Sum
Thai cuisine is the national cuisine of Thailand. Thai food demonstrates intricacy, attention to detail, texture, colour, taste; and the use of ingredients with medicinal benefits, as well as good flavour. Rice is the staple food in Thai cuisine. Most of the dishes contain Rice or Rice products.
Try these Thai dishes-
- Yam Wun Sen Kung- A spicy Thai salad.
- Som Tam – Papaya Salad
- Kung pao – Grilled prawns, made with the giant river prawns.
France is very well known as the gourmet capital of the world. Traditional French foods range from delectable cheeses and desserts to hearty soups, stews, and fresh fish. Cheese has a long history in France.
Don’t forget to try these-
- Bouillabaisse- Fish soup
- Coq Au Vin – Rooster roasted in red wine, butter, garlic, onion, and bacon.
- Tartiflette- Soft potatoes layered with melted cheese.
Koreans love Rice, vegetables, and fish. Kimchi (pickled cabbage) is served at nearly every meal. The main ingredients used are sesame oil, soy sauce, salt, garlic, ginger, pepper flakes.
Taste these dishes in Korea-
- Dolsot Bibimbap- Hotpot mixed the rice.
- Jjinmandu – Steamed dumpling stuffed with vegetables or meat.
- Kongguksu – Cold noodle dish with a broth.
America has a strong culinary tradition existing for a long time. New York City is the food capital here. The European colonization of the Americas yielded the introduction of a number of ingredients and cooking styles to the American Cuisine.
Try these tasty dishes-
- Apple pie
- Cheese Burger