You would not mind putting that extra weight when some good food is laid in front of you. I mean if something is so delicious who would? Surely, I would not. So here are some of the lip-smacking and delectable dishes mentioned below.
1. Seafood paella, Spain
Seafood paella is a traditional cuisine from Spain. Prepared with shrimp, lobster, mussels and cuttlefish mixed with white rice and varieties of herbs, and tossed in oil and salt, this Valencian dish from Valencia (Spain) is all you need to satisfy your hungry stomach and melt your taste buds if at all you are not allergic to seafood.
2. Som tam, Thailand
Som tam is Thailand’s famous salad which is mixed with pound garlic and chillies using mortar and pestle. It is then tossed in tamarind juice, fish sauce, peanuts, dried shrimp, tomatoes, lime juice, sugar cane paste, string beans and a handful of grated green papaya. You can eat it with rice. There are other variations as well such as Som Tam Boo, which is prepared with crab and Som Tam Plah Lah, which is prepared with fermented fish sauce.
3. Chicken rice, Singapore
Chicken rice is the national dish of Singapore. It is prepared with steamed or boiled chicken, served with fragrant oily rice, with sliced cucumber. Just to add a little variation boiled or steamed chicken is replaced with roasted chicken or soy sauce chicken. A little variation does not change the mouth-watering flavor of this dish, it remains a favorite food for many. The dipping sauces like premium dark soy sauce, chilly with garlic and pounded ginger, add a little more make this authentic dish scrumptious.
4. Tacos, Mexico
Tacos no more a rare dish. From the Dominic Republic to Columbia, this dish has become so popular. But the real taste of Mexican Tacos is beyond any comparison. Just ideal for breakfast, lunch or dinner, this fresh, handmade tortilla are stuffed with small chunks of grilled beef rubbed in oil and sea salt then covered with guacamole, salsa, onions, cilantro or more, oh what a perfect way to start and end your trip
5. Marzipan, Germany
Marzipan is a traditional dish from Germany, which uses nothing but ground almonds with sugar. There are surely other varieties, but nothing else would taste better over this yummy and tasty bar. Be careful not to lick your fingers though.
6. Chicken parm, Australia
It is time for Chicken parm! Melted Parmesan and mozzarella cheese, and a peppery, garlicky tomato sauce drizzled over the top of a chicken fillet, is a perfect way to end one of your day after intensive sightseeing in Australia. Originally an Italian dish, but Aussie pub-goers claim it to be their own. And why would not they, as they have added their personal touch and flavor to it.
7. Maple syrup, Canada
Canada’s delicious gift to the world, Maple syrup is pretty much everything that can make even the dullest food tastier. It is a blessing for the mom’s who have a hard time making their children eat vegetables that they do not like. A perfect companion is a pancake without syrup. Would you even want to look at it, being alone tasting it?
8. Fish 'n' chips, United Kingdom
Can the United Kingdom stay without their staple diet? Yes, crunchy, and soft that is what Fish ‘n’ chips are. It is popular amongst Victorian British working class and has been their staple food since the 1860s. It is a culinary fusion that is sure to melt your taste buds.
9. Parma ham, Italy
Pizza, haven’t we heard a lot about it? Well, this time a little pinch of variety on your plate. Originated in Italy, Parma ham or Prosciutto di Parma has a more nutty and saltier flavor that makes you fall instantly in love with it. It is usually thinly sliced and uncooked, which can be either folded around melon or wrapped around grissini. Not to forget, you can also place it on your pizza, or tossed in with your salad.
10. Pho, Vietnam
Vietnam brings not just the scenic beauty but their amazingly traditional cuisines Pho. It is nothing but just broth, fresh rice noodles, a few herbs and usually chicken or beef cooked together. Tasty, simple and yet a balanced diet. Who would want to leave Vietnam without tasting this mouth-watering dish?
It is a sin to pick only 10 popular from so many delicious cuisines around the world. I didn’t want to be unfair with any of them. I know how tough it was to settle with these 10, but I will be back soon with more.