Travelling to every country is impossible, but you can taste its culture by tasting its signature dishes. Here are some popular dishes that can set your taste buds to sail on a culinary adventure across the world.
Onion Soup, France
This soup is served in a ramekin, with baguette and cheese topped over it, and then it is melted under a grill. The soup combines white wine and cognac-laced broth with mellow, slowly cooked caramelized onions.
Beef Wellington, England UK
The beef fillet steak covered with pate and mushroom duxelles is wrapped in puff pastry and then baked. Chef Gordon Ramsay made this dish famous by making it one of his signature dishes.
Clam Chowder, USA
It is made with potatoes, crushed oyster crackers and chunks of local clam. It is a very flavourful and hearty dish.
Gua Bao, Taiwan
The Taiwanese version of these bao buns is the most popular. Pork belly meat dressed with pickled mustard greens, coriander and ground peanuts is placed inside the bun.
Hungarian Goulash is a soup in which beef shin and vegetables namely carrots, peppers and celery are seasoned with paprika and slowly simmered in broth over an open fire. Usually, it is eaten in a bread bowl or with the Hungarian version of spaetzle noodles.
The worldwide popularity of this Japanese noodle soup is due to its super taste. Rich meat broth flavoured with soy or miso is served with toppings like mushrooms, seaweed, spring onions and a soft-boiled egg.
Barramundi comes in Australian cuisine. This white fish may be fried, grilled, barbecued or baked. Tastes excellent when served with lemon and dill butter.
This traditional apres-ski meal is known by the name of raclette cheese. The cheese is melted under a grill or a pan and it is served with potatoes, cornichons, pickled onions etc. The dish is believed to have been invented in the Swiss canton of Valais, where raclette cheese is produced.
This unique Vietnamese offering is available everywhere in the world now. The dish is noted for its simplicity. This warm comforting noodle dish was born in northern Vietnam in the late 19th century.
The mouth-watering dish is a celebration of spices and rice. It can be either made with meat or can be vegan. The origin of the dish lies in the Indian subcontinent. Endless varieties are available in this dish.