International Deliciousness - Food from Around the World
International Food is a subject for a separate website all on it's own. Maybe 100 or more websites!
International Delights from Around the Globe - the Best would have to be home cooking.
From villages, cities, backwoods homesteads, there's a favorite in every pot. What's yours?
What we will do here is concentrate on World Favorites that are the most highly esteemed, the most exotic and fascinating, the most classically timeless and the most YD Yummy Delicious. All this, according to our esteemed visitors and staff.
It will all be very subjective... but tastefully done! : )
Let's start by splitting this page into 7 categories:
Europe, Asia, Africa, the Northern Americas, Central and Southern Americas, Australia, and Arctic Regions. Some countries may span two or more regions.
We will cover each - won't that be fun?? Some regions will definitely dominate... oh well!
To begin, here are some fun facts about International Cuisine.
It can be arguably claimed that the world's favorite food is
bread and pastry.
One smart fellow says that the forefather of all good modern breads and pastries is Filo dough - the perfect mixing of crispy, crunchy, tender and soft, lots of fat, perfect amounts of salt and sugar.
Thus, Greece, Italy, Northern Africa reign as the historical parent of much of the world's most popular cuisines.
Who doesn't love bread with tomatoes and cheese? Commonly called pizzicare or pizza, it is possibly the most popular dish in the world's cities. There is hardly a person on Earth who doesn't love this bread and cheese classic.
We have to mention a terrific article on Pizza via Wikipedia. Take a look at your own risk.
Next, sandwiches. Two pieces of bread slapped together with an infinite variety of fillings. Add crisp lettuce and a tasty dressing, meal in a pocket.
What about stir fry or deep fry? Portugal introduced this method of cooking to the Orient - the rest is history.
And then there's the unparalleled selection of bite sized nuggets of pure delight - dimsum, tapas, wazwan... Bits of meat, vegetables, dough, seafood, sauces and methods of cooking that are infinite in their variety.
One meal can included 36 different mini dishes.
One word describes this all - sublime.
Whether it be rice or bread, it's the food, the grains, that dominate as number one around the world as the Internationally favorite type of food.
Great Article on International varieties of Pizza - Wikipedia