10 Most Favorite Foods from around the World

February 28, 2013 // Yum

Summary: Food is always a complex topic. Though it is the same basic ingredients, a lot of modifications are related to cooking style, addition of spices and people preferences. From Australia to America, there are a wide variety of foods considered as favorites.

Different dishes appeal to different people. Through popular choice and preference of foodies spread across the entire globe, 10 foods have been given the ‘most favorite’ status. Each of these dishes is from different countries and this aspect adds to its global reach.

10 Most Favorite Foods
Chinese foods can never be forgotten on any foodie’s list. The Peking duck pancake is an imperial dish from this land. It is basically a roasted duck that has a garlic flavored crispy skin that has a mild sweet taste. They are commonly served with spring onions and steamed pancakes. The French are also known for amazing dishes. One of their best is Escargots made of snails that are cooked in garlic butter and generally served as an appetizer. Their taste is similar to mussels. The Greek food Moussaka is its answer to Italy’s Lasagna. This dish is smothered with layers of ingredients accompanied by ground lamb or beef with eggplants and potatoes. All of them soaked in a cheesy béchamel sauce. The Indian Masala dosa is also voted by many foodies as a must-try dish. It is a vegetarian dish made of thin pancake fried over a sizzling hot-plate with a spicy concoction of fried onions and mashed potato with spicy chutney. The Italy based Zucchini flowers come next. They are basically tender flowers stuffed with herbed mozzarella, dipped in batter and fried in olive oil. Their unique taste can make any mouth drool. The Teppanyaki from Japan is also a much desired dish. It is basically grilled steak made with the help of hot gas. It is also famous in many parts of the world.

The Malaysian Laksa (seafood curry) is considered to be the king of soups. It is spicy and packed with noodles, seafood (fish sticks), puffed tofu, vegetables, hard-boiled egg, coconut cream, coriander and chili flakes. The Green Papaya Salad (Som Tam) of Thailand is a dish that has the four primary flavors sweet, chilly, salt and sour in one. Unripe papaya is shredded and used as the main ingredient along with dried shrimp and fish sauce. The Pavlova is basically a mélange of cream and meringue that is common in New Zealand and Australia. The BBQ ribs from the U.S are considered as a prime delicacy. It is made of smoked pork ribs seasoned with spices and garlic. They are usually served with vinegar sauce and tomatoes.