Top 20 Foods to Try Atleast Once in your Lifetime

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1 Baklava

Baklava originated from the Ottoman Empire. It was their national dessert. Baklava is made of dough stacked with honey and nuts. Baklava is one among the finest desserts in the world. It is a delicious honey syrup soaked recipe. It is easy to make and classic.


2 French Croissant

It is a buttery pastry of French origin. It is often eaten with jam/dipped in coffee bowls. It is an authentic mouth melting pastry. Croissant means “crescent” in French. They usually make it in a crescent moon shape.Croissants are an important part of France’s historic food culture.


3 Welsh Rarebit

It is a traditional Welsh dish made with melted cheese and mix of spices. It is also called Welsh Rabbit. But the funny fact is that, there is no rabbit in it!! The recipe is over two centuries old. This delicious mix is poured on top of toasted bread, with tomatoes and bacon on top of it. It is simple yet satisfying. Add a splash of ale to make it more flavourful.


4 Simnel Cake

It is a traditional Easter cake with two layers of almond paste or marzipan. Simnel comes from the Roman word ‘simila,’ meaning ‘fine flour.’ It is also known as‘fruit cake.’ Marzipan balls represents the apostles. The cake is absolutely fantastic. Treat yourself this Easter with this traditional fruit cake.


5 Boston Cream Pie

It is a classic dessert topped with rich chocolate icing. The cake is filled with two layers of creamy vanilla flavored custard. It was created by Armenian-French chef M. Sanzian at Boston’s Parker House Hotel in 1856. The Boston Cream Pie isn’t a pie. It is a yellow butter cake which is soft and spongy. It came to be known as ‘Boston cream pie,’ because in 19th century Boston, cakes were
made in pie pans.


6 Chicken Marsala

It is an Italian-American dish. The meal contains mushrooms, prosciutto, and marsala over tender chicken. Parmesan chicken noodles go well with Chicken Marsala. It is made with boneless chicken breasts. It takes less than 30 minutes to


7 Caesar Salad

It is named after a famous restaurateur called Caesar Cardini. It was invented in Tijuana, Mexico. It consists of lettuce, croutons, egg, worcestershire sauce, garlic, anchovies, mustard, cheese, mustard etc. It has a fresh taste and provides nutrition too. It is something you  need to try as soon as possible.


8 Francesinha

It is a Portuguese sandwich made with bread, ham, linguiça, chipolata, steak, melted cheese, etc. It was invented in Portugal by Daniel da Silva. The Francesinha or “little french girl” looks so yummy and tempting. It is one of the most unique Portuguese dishes. It is usually served  with French fries. It is one of the World’s greatest sandwiches.


9 Mexican Chorizo

Chorizo is a type of soft pork sausage seasoned with garlic, pimentón, and salt. It is tangy and spicy. Raw meat is heavily seasoned in this dish. It is deep red in color and are available in two varieties – fresh and dried. Tacos, burritos are made with cooked chorizo in Mexico. It is also combined with refried beans.


10 Kung Pao Chicken

Kung Pao Chicken is a legendary dish from Sichuan cuisine originated in the Sichuan province of South-Western China. The Kung Pao sauce is mouthwatering. It has two layers of flavor. The sauce has a balanced taste. It is definitely an authentic Chinese takeout. The dish is named after Ding Baozhen.


11 Satay

Satay originated on the Indonesian Island of Java. It is popular in many South East Asian countries. Seasoned, grilled meat is served with sauce. Satay sauce is made of roasted peanuts, coconut milk, soy sauce, tamarind, garlic, galangal, etc. Peanut sauce is often called satay sauce. Meats such as chicken, fish, beef, lamb, pork are commonly used for making satay. It is usually eaten as a starter or a snack.


12 Arabian Kabsa

It originated from Saudi Arabia. It is regarded as the national dish of Saudi Arabia. It is made of rice, meat, and a mixture of spices. Roasted almonds and raisins are used for garnishing. It is extremely delicious and will become your new favourite. It would surely make your taste buds dance with joy.


13 Tarta de Santiago

Tarta de Santiago also known as the cake of St.James is an almond cake. This is a perfect end to your meal. The dessert is from Galicia, a region in the north west of Iberian peninsula. The ingredients are ground almonds, sugar, eggs, lemon zest, and sweet wine. If you take a closer look, you can see the cross of St.James outline dusing powdered sugar. It is a delightfully rich cake that you need to taste soon.


14 Bulgogi

Bulgogi also known as “fire meat,” is made of tender and caramelized beef which is served with lettuce which used to wrap a slice of cooked meat. Bulgogi sauce is a traditional Korean sauce. It is tantalizingly delicious. It is very easy to make.


15 Janssons Frestelse

It means Jansson’s temptation. It is a creamy casserole made of potatoes, onions, bread crumbs and pickled sprats. It is often served for Christmas. It is known as Janssoninkiusaus in Finland. It is said to have been named after Pelle Janzon, a Swedish opera singer.


16 Pierogi

Pierogi are filled dumplings of European origin. It is filled with potato, onion, and cheese. It is served with sour cream. Boiled tomatoes, brown butter apples, roasted cumin carrots, go well with pierogies. Homemade pierogies are the best!! It is a really good appetizer.


17 Kanafeh

Kanafeh is a middle eastern dessert (originated in the Palestinian city of Nablus) made of kadaïf, akawi cheese, or ghee. The dessert is soaked with rose water syrup. It has a wonderful, sweet, and crunchy flavour. It is a middle eastern sweet cheese. It is originally known as Kanafeh Nabulsieh. This is something to die for.


18 Oliebol

It is a traditional Dutch food known as oliebollen in Netherlands and croustillons in French. They are the Dutch doughnuts. The dough filled with raisins are deep fried in oil. The raisins make it a crunchy treat. The dough is made from yeast, eggs, flour, salt, milk, baking powder, etc. It is traditionally eaten on New year’s eve.


19 Dim Sum

It is part of the Chinese cuisine. It is usually served in steamer baskets well known for it’s unique serving style. It steams within 10 minutes. It has different kinds of fillings – vegetables, chicken, fish, etc. Dim Sum includes rolls, cake, buns, etc. It is prepared as small bite sized portions. It is accompanied with tea in China. It has grown extremely popular around the world in different forms.


20 Khachapuri

It is a Georgian dish of cheese filled bread. It is made with sulguni cheese. It is a popular street food. Khacho means “cheese curd” and puri means “bread.” It is very similar to pizza. It originated in the Guria region in Western Georgia. It is a great side dish in the shape of a canoe. This is a spectacular dish that we all need in our lives.