Dishes Worth a journey

• Dishes Worth a journey

In recent years there has been growth in the number of gastronomic tours, but I never had a reason to take a trip just for the food.

One of my personal "travel regulations" - to travel I only eat something that is not cooked at home. Due to the fact that food is an integral part of every culture, I come to the question of food outside the home very seriously, and consider every meal, as an educational process. The unusual and uncertain, the more crazy ingredients that I have never heard of, the better.

Here are 23 dishes for which is to go on a journey around the world to try.

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Yakitori, Japan. Tourists who are looking for in Japan is not only the land, can find stalls selling yakitori. Yakitori is much more than grilled chicken: sauce with a combination of mirin, sake, soy sauce and sugar. Street stalls selling this dish, are informal social centers, where the younger generation are mixed with the crowd of office workers who need a snack after work in offices.

Dishes Worth a journey

Baklava, Turkey. Turkish confectioners and bakers in their baklava abundantly lay bright green pistachios, accompanied by clotted cream custard. Variations baklava can be found in several areas of the Eastern Mediterranean. Her eating and Iran, and Afghanistan.

Dishes Worth a journey

Antikucho, Peru. The birthplace of fried grilled on skewers strung pieces of beef heart with sauce is Peru. This dish can also be found in many other regions of South America. Classical street food. antikuchos cost is usually less than the US dollar, which makes this dish is cheap and affordable for those whose travel budget is small.

Dishes Worth a journey

Paraty, India. Often overshadows naan cakes unleavened cakes Paraty are carbohydrate dish in Northern India menu. More than 40 different variations can be found around Mauritius, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar and Singapore. This bread can be stuffed with vegetables or meat, dipped in butter, yogurt or tea.

Dishes Worth a journey

Putin, Canada. French Canadian convenient food: a combination of thick sliced ​​potatoes with gravy and cheese, originating about 1950. The origin of the word "Putin" is not clear, but sources point to a combination of French and English words, including "a mess", "bad stew" and "strongly built man."

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Kallabu, Caribbean. The structure Kallabu includes vegetables and herbs, which you probably never heard of, such as water spinach, taro, and amaranth. Herbs are used as a garnish for dishes. Although the majority of tourists find this dish on the islands of the eastern Caribbean, it is actually the birthplace of kallabu - West Africa. Kallabu can also be vegetarian dish if you are using okra, coconut milk and chili, and you can add local seafood such as crabs, lobsters and shellfish, depending on the country in which you are a guest.

Dishes Worth a journey

Kao Soi, Thailand. This noodle soup, served in Laos, Thailand and Burma, with local "touches" to distinguish the flavors of the region in which you reside. Rice noodles (fried sometimes) rolled and cut with scissors before it is added to the broth containing cabbage, pork, fried chilli peppers, fermented soybean and / or coconut milk and curry. This dish is not often found in Thai restaurants in the West.

Dishes Worth a journey

Chapulines, Mexico. Frequent visitors to Oaksakana markets and sporting events, this appetizer of grasshoppers are usually only available in the summer. Their sour, salty or pungent taste depends on what their fried: with lime juice, garlic or salt.

Dishes Worth a journey

The chicken and waffles, USA. What may seem like a strange combination, in fact, it is a favorite dish for brunch. Although this dish has a long history, it has recently become popular at the national level, and now it can be found all over the country. Adding the maple syrup, honey or hot sauce, elevates combination of sweetness and salt to a completely different level.

Dishes Worth a journey

Pinch, Spain. "Pincio" in Spanish means "skewer" - ingredients like cured meats, smoked fish, slices of chopped vegetables, local cheese and other products, are fixed to the bread slices with toothpicks. Pintxos often served in the Basque Country in northern Spain. Most travelers can find diverse and complex composition pintxos in the bars and taverns. Most often they are used with a beer or wine.

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Galushki, Slovakia. Cousins ​​Slovak macaroni and cheese dumplings consist of potato dumplings mixed with melted butter and sheep cheese sprinkled on top sliced ​​bacon. Locals sometimes combined dumplings with sour milk called žinčica, but beer is also well suited. In the town of Turek even hosts an annual festival "bryndzové halušky" ( "Bryndzové Halušky"), which contests associated with eating.

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Asado Argentina. Asado - a dish in the art barbecue and a mix of different food at the same time. Unflavored meat - beef ribs, pork sausage, chicken legs, etc. -.. Fried on an open fire for about two hours. The dish most closely associated with Argentina, but variations exist among others in Brazil, and Chile, and Colombia, and Peru.

Dishes Worth a journey

Koshary, Egypt. Barns - is an Egyptian version of Rice-A-Roni - a mix of rice, pasta, lentils, chickpeas and tomato sauce. This dish is very popular among the working class of Egypt, as well as attending to vegans.

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candy, Morocco. Pastilla - a Moroccan version of a meat pie. Puff pastry stuffed with meat from Pastilla earth dove, seasoned with spices: saffron, cinnamon and coriander. Spicy sweet filling is wrapped in a sheath called Vera (werqa), then top sprinkled with powdered sugar. The dish is not a first course or dessert, and snacks for special occasions.

Dishes Worth a journey

Fufu, Ghana. A dish of boiled and pounded cassava and bananas has the consistency of marshmallow air with semi-sweet taste. Special adaptations for eating is not required, because the test is necessary to form a small ball and swallow.

Dishes Worth a journey

Wada, India. These donuts or cakes of lentils, potatoes and onions are usually eaten for breakfast in South India and Sri Lanka. The dish may serve as an appetizer, or supplied as an accompaniment for other food. Wada surfactants, for example, consists of vadas with chutney and spicy chili peppers garnish.

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Pie Saskatoon, Canada. City of Saskatoon is actually named after the berries that grew there in abundance, when a group of Ukrainian and other immigrants settled the area. This berry looks like a cross between a cranberry and blueberry, and tastes like black currant. Locals for baking cakes often use the same recipes that are passed down from generation to generation of families.

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Balik-ekmek, Turkey. This sandwich with mackerel, grilled, can be found around the Eminonu area of ​​Istanbul everywhere: in stores and street vendors right in the boat, floating along the Galata Bridge and Atatürk. Cabbage, onion, lettuce, tomato, roasted peppers and fresh flavor enhances fish.

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The stew goat, Montserrat. Goat cheaper than beef, and the meat is soft and tender. The goat meat is also lower in fat. Montserrat made stew goat their national dish, and several other Caribbean islands, St. Kitts and Nevis, and St. Croix. Recipes vary depending on the spices (curry, cloves, coriander or chili powder), local vegetables and pieces of meat, which are used for cooking.

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lobster soup, Iceland. Dishes of lobster in Iceland lobsters in abundance: you can find them in almost any restaurant menu. Tourists who are accustomed to almost kilogram cancer, baked garlic oil, can be confused by the appearance of Icelandic lobster which each about the size of giant shrimp, but fresh meat broth and very warm.

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Semites, Mexico. Originating in the city of Puebla, Semite is a sandwich. Beef or pork combined with sliced ​​avocado, kezillo (cheese), onion, herbs dad and salsa. All this is placed in the cut bun with sesame seeds.

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Pikarones, Peru. Although this dish is considered Pen dessert pikarones - it's donuts, made from vegetable squash and sweet potatoes. "Pikaron" (Picaron) is translated as "naughty" or "mischievous" man, and this dessert is often referred to in the Peruvian music and poetry as an understatement.

Choppino, USA. Italian cuisine may not be the most recognized kitchens in San Francisco, but choppino invented by Italian merchants of San Francisco fish that used the remaining fish pieces to create a "hot" seafood can be found in dive bars and five-star restaurants. Most of the tourists have the opportunity to try a combination of dishes from Dungeness crab, clams, shrimp, scallops, calamari, mussels, and local fish cooked with tomatoes and white wine.