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Suya, traditional street food from Nigeria.

Suya – Traditional Street Food From Nigeria

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Believed to have originated among the Hausa people, this popular Nigerian dish employs thin slices of beef or chicken that are generously seasoned,...
Kare-Kare, traditional stew from the Philippines.

Kare-Kare: Traditional Stew From Pampanga, Philippines

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Kare-kare is a traditional Filipino stew consisting of meat such as tripe, pork leg, ox tail, goat or chicken, vegetables, and a thick,...
Thai curry

Thai Curry: Traditional Stew From Thailand

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Thai curry is usually a soupy dish consisting of coconut milk or water, meat, and curry paste. Unlike the thicker Indian curries, Thai...
Crêpes, a traditional dessert from Brittany, served with strawberries and cream.

Crêpes – Traditional Dessert From Brittany, France

Original article published at TasteAtlas.These thin pancakes are made with wheat flour, and have origins in the French region of Brittany. Although they are a French staple and a...
A selection of Whisky bottles.

Whisky – A Local Spirit From Scotland

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Whisky or whiskey is a spirit made from fermented grains, typically corn, rye, wheat, and barley, and is always aged, predominantly in oak barrels....
Biryani - traditional rice dish from Iran

Biryani – Traditional Rice Dish From Iran

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Biryani is a group of classic dishes which date back to the Mughal Empire. It is believed that Mumtaz Mahal, Emperor Shah Jahan's...
Traditional soda bread from Ireland

Traditional Soda Bread From Ireland

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Although soda bread has been known for centuries and was first invented by Native Americans, it was not until the 19th century that this type...
Pizza

Traditional Pizza From Naples

Original article published at TasteAtlas.The story of the invention of this everyday household name changes depending on how you define it. If you think a pizza is an oven-baked flatbread, its origins lie in the...
Yogurt

Yogurt – Local Dairy From Bulgaria

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Often referred to as one of the oldest fermented ingredients in the world, yogurt is produced by bacterial fermentation of milk. This versatile ingredient can vary in texture and consistency, depending on the...
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...
Pretzel

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

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...
tacos

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'...

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