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Bubble tea from Taiwan.

The Bubble Tea Experience – Taiwan

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Invented in Taichung, Taiwan in the 1980’s, bubble tea is a tea-based beverage that is shaken or mixed with fruit or milk. It is combined with tapioca balls, also known as bubbles, pearls, or boba, so the...

The Pretzel: A Versatile Iconic German Snack

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Considered an iconic symbol of Germany, the pretzel is a type of traditional baked good that is made by combining flour, salt, malt, yeast, and water. The resulting dough is then...
Gouda cheese from The Netherlands

For The Cheese Lovers: Gouda Cheese From The Netherlands

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Gouda Holland is a semi-hard Dutch cheese that has been naturally matured. It is produced exclusively from cows' milk from Dutch farms and it's one of the most popular cheeses worldwide. The...

Valdiviano: Hearty Soup From Chile

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Valdiviano is one of the most famous and oldest Chilean soups. Since it is extremely popular throughout the country, it appears in numerous versions, but it typically consists of thin strips of...

All You Need To Know About Tacos, The National Dish Of Mexico

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Tacos are the national dish of Mexico, dating back to the Mexican silver mines of the 18th century, when the word taco referred to gunpowder that was wrapped in a piece of paper...
Alfajor, a sweet cookie from Argentina.

For The Sweet Tooth: Alfajor From Argentina

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Alfajor is a type of treat with dulce de leche or milk jam stuffing sandwiched between two sweet cookies. The combination is then coated with a layer of chocolate or sprinkled with confectioners'...
Oblea with different toppings

Oblea: Dessert From Colombia

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Oblea is a thin Colombian wafer characterized by its round shape and a slightly brown color. It is customarily spread with arequipe caramel and other toppings such as fruit jams, grated cheese, or...
Pouring an Arabic coffee from a traditional Middle Eastern coffee pot.

Arabic Coffee – Traditional Beverage From The Middle East

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Made by brewing Arabica coffee beans, Arabic coffee is a traditional beverage with Middle Eastern origins. It has played a pivotal role in Arabian social life since the 15th century. The beverage is characterized by its dark...
Piña Colada

Celebrate The Festive Season With A Piña Colada!

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Piña Colada is a sweet and creamy tropical cocktail that has been celebrated as the national drink of Puerto Rico since 1978. It is a simple but delicious mixture of rum, pineapple...
Churrasco, delicious succulent meat on a skewer from Brazil

Mouthwatering Churrasco from Brazil

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Churrasco is a Brazilian barbecue method where juicy pieces, slices, steaks, and chops of grilled beef, veal, lamb, pork, and chicken are placed on big skewers and grilled over wood fire....
Queijo do Pico - Pico cheese

Queijo Do Pico: Pico Cheese Exclusive To Portuguese Island Pico

Original article published at TasteAtlasThis hard cheese is produced exclusively on the island of Pico in the Portuguese Azores. The climate on the island, while harsh, is particularly good for raising cattle, and as the...
Different kinds of 'real champagne' from the Champagne region in France.

Champagne: The Gold Standard Of Sparkling Wine, From France

Original article published at TasteAtlasPopularly known as the gold standard of sparkling wine, true Champagne only comes from the actual Champagne region in France. It is produced using the so-called méthode Champenoise; the process in which secondary...
Espresso, delicious coffee originally from Italy, nowadays made with an espresso machine

Espresso – Doppio, Ristretto, Lungo – Deliciousness From Italy

Original article published at TasteAtlasEspresso is both the name of a coffee beverage and the method of brewing coffee that originated in Italy.Nowadays it is prepared worldwide with the espresso machine - invented in Turin...
Sambal Olek in a glass jar on a wooden table

Sambal Olek: Spicy And Flavorful Condiment From Indonesia

Original article published at TasteAtlas. This quintessential Southeast Asian condiment is usually made only with spicy chili peppers and salt. It is occasionally adapted with lime juice, onions, sugar, ginger, shrimp paste, or vinegar. Traditionally prepared...
A plate of Chakalaka on a table

Chakalaka: Spicy South African Veggie Relish

Original article published at TasteAtlas. Chakalaka is a spicy South African vegetable relish. It consists of tomatoes, beans, and onions as its key ingredients, although some cooks might add various other ingredients such as carrots, bell...

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