Everyone loves moms food to the moon and back. But what if, you are travelling to a different country or are in a mood to try out a continental dish! In both the cases you must be well aware of the specialties of some of the frequently visited countries to keep you away from the muddling while selecting from the menu. This is not the rating but the knowledge to guide.
Here is a list of the 6 best countries in the world that offers a delicious feast on the platter:
It is typically hard to speak of its food but undoubtedly, utterly mouth-watering to try one. Most of the dishes of Italy include tomatoes, olive oil and bread. The specialty of its food is the tinge of freshness in its preparation, smell and taste throughout!
Pizza: Quattro Formaggi, Margherita, Speck e Mascarpone & many more.
Pasta: The best options to choose from are: Carbonara, Pesto, Cacio e pepe and Amatriciana.
Caprese: Make sure it has the ingredients: original mozzarella di bufala, “Cuor di Bue” tomato & Extra virgin Olive oil. With a slice of Italian fresh bread, it’s a simple and scrumptious serving.
Panna cotta: A creamy desert, tastes as if made in heaven and is usually served the best with red-berry jam.
Must-Drinks: Red Wine (Barbaresco, Barolo, Brunello di Montalicino & many more…), White wine (Gewürztraminer, Muller Thurgau, Chardonnay, Vermentino, Arneis & many more…), Sparkling wine (Franciacorta & Prosecco), limoncello, San Pellegrino water.
Like many Asian cuisines, Thailand’s staple diet is rice. In Thai language the meaning of food itself means “to eat rice”. It contains 5 main tastes in its dishes : sour lime, savory fish sauce, hot chilli, salt and sweetness (usually added by palm tree).
Tom Yam Goong: A savored soup with lemongrass, kalgan, laim, chilli, coco, shrimps and cream
Pad Thai: A stir-fried rice noodle dish, cooked with tofu, eggs, tamarind and other delicious ingredients.
Som Tam: A spicy green papaya salad.
Must-Drink in Thailand: there are multiple breweries in Thailand, so drink beer. As the best alternative you can also use Sang Som which is the local rum, distilled from sugarcane.
It has a unique taste for food with variety of exclusive dishes, which solemnly stand out from the rest. Sushi, sashimi, unagi, and sake etc. dishes are not only the result of the yummy recipes but also a way to know about their indigenous culture and tradition. They have made the whole world to eat with the chopsticks replacing the forever forks and knives.
Tempura: The Japanese contribution famous deep-fried foods.
Wagashi: sweets, made of red bean paste
Soba and Udon: types of Noodles
Tonkatsu: deep-fried pork cutlets
Must-Drink in Japan: Yakitori beer, Sake, Tea
Japanese are known to serve their food with their special RICE WINE – Sake, that tastes much like vodka and is served hot.
Note: While the waiter is pouring the drink into your glass, be careful to hold the glass with both your hands and thank him or her.
Since, cow is the sacred animal of Indians, hence, Indians are mostly vegetarians. The famous dishes include the ones which are richly blended with the different spices, stippled with the flavored sauce. Indians are consume the homemade white cheese i.e. Panner. Every dish is traditionally associated with Naan or Bread and rice is also widely eaten here.
Paneer Butter Masala: it’s the most popular dish in India, you may find it anywhere. It is made of tomato puree with cream and the traditional Indian herbs and spices.
Aloo Gobi: a side dish, made of potato and cauliflower.
Must-Drinks: Masala Tea, Kingfisher beer, Old Monk rum.
Note: Drink only bottled water.
With the simple street food to the ones in the sumptuous restaurants, Spain is known for its variety of food presented on the platter. The restaurant El Celler de Can Roca was ranked first in ” The World’s Best 50 Restaurants 2015.” A sheer heaven to all the foodies across the world!
Paella: a Spanish risotto, usually with seafood.
Tapas: traditional Spanish snacks.
Jamon: a row cured meat. Its succulent and fit for a king.
Must-Drink in Spain: Sangria, beer.
Remember: Do remember– «Dos сervezas por favor» which means “2 beers please.”
It is known to be the epicure capital and has to deserve this amazing title. Croissant with a little cup of coffee in the morning has been the first thing-to-do in the morning!
All the best sellers come from baguettes, macaroni, praline, Madeleines, pain au chocolat, raisin brioche bread and many more. Besides there is even Onion cake and fish soup! Weird isn’t it! but the French know how to make it finger-licking delicious.
Charcuterie: all varieties of meat, sausages, ham etc.
Roquefort: famous blue cheese. Although it smells like old socks, the taste is worth all the ambrosial inconveniences.
Bouillabaisse: fish soup.
Tartar: raw meat or fish, served with olive oil and flavors.
Croque-Monsieur: It is the best breakfast known. It is a toast sandwich with fried egg, ham and melted cheese in between bread. Very popular too!
Must-Drinks: wine, wine and wine.
Note: The choice of wine is very important. We will give you a short hint: red wine for meat, white for fish and rose for a calm Sunday brunch.