Human beings are remarkably creative with food.
Every country, every region, and even different cities have unique food items and cuisines.
For example, New York is known for it's simple yet elegant cheesecake while the neighboring state of New Jersey is known for Taylor Ham and Pork roll.
So, we decided to gathered a list of 7 of the most amazing food items and meals to try from around the world!
1. Shoyu Pork Noodles | Japan
Japanese food has become popular all over the world and you can now find Sushi restaurants almost everywhere.
However, there’s more to Japanese cuisine than sushi and one of the most popular dishes from the country is, you guessed it, ramen.
Be sure to check out the Chashumen Shoyu Pork Noodle at Ramen Tetsuya located in Higashi Koenji.
This ramen is made in the traditional Sapporo style and has hefty chunks of beef, boiled noodles, and a great broth.
Two words: It's delicious!
Pavlova | Australia
Pavlova is one of the most popular desserts in Australia and it’s considered one of the best dishes the country has to offer.
The dessert is named after the ballerina Anna Pavlova.
There is some debate about whether this fluffy meringue-based dish was first made in Australia or New Zealand, but both countries produce excellent varieties of it.
The dish has a crisp crust but is beautifully soft on the inside.
One of the best restaurants for Pavlova is Esther. It provides modern Australian cuisine and has some of the best pavlovas in Sydney.
Pad Thai | Thailand
Every traveler that visits Thailand must have pad thai.
It’s one of the most popular dishes in Thailand and is considered a staple in the local diet.
The meal consists of stir-fried rice noodle and a combination of meats, vegetables, and other ingredients.
Different cooks and restaurants have different versions of it. It’s best to find a good street vendor if you want to taste the flavor of authentic pad thai.
However, if you want to test out different versions of this dish, consider visiting Baan Phad Thai.
This is one of the most popular restaurants in Bangkok of this dish.
Kottu | Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka’s diverse and interesting cuisine hasn’t been explored as well as it should be.
There are a number of mouthwatering dishes for you to try and one of them is Kottu.
This dish consists of godhamba roti or flatbread, eggs, meat, vegetables, and a collection of spices. It’s an explosion of flavor inside your mouth.
This is a staple in Sri Lanka so it’s not difficult to find a number of restaurants specializing in this dish.
One of the most well-known restaurant in Colombo for delicious and authentic Kottu is Roti Hut Restaurant in Ella.
Baklava | Turkey
Baklava is a beloved dessert is Turkey and the dish has attained worldwide acclaim over the years.
It consists of chopped nuts spread between thin layers of phyllo pastry, brushed with melted butter, baked, and dipped in honey for added sweetness.
When you listen to the recipe, it sounds too good to be true.
You’ll find Baklava is almost every restaurant and street corner in Istanbul, but one of the most well-known places to purchase it is Köşkeroğlu.
Duck Confit | France
Duck confit was originally a way of preserving the duck.
The meat was boiled in its own fat and juices for a long time until it was tender and succulent.
New restaurants don’t actually go through the trouble of making it today and source duck confit from reliable cooks and establishments that use old-school techniques and great produce.
The best duck confit in Paris in Au Petit Sud Ouest.
This restaurant is known to serve up some delicious confit and other Fresh dishes.
We know that there are thousands of dishes! Feel free to sound off in the comments on your favorites and their country of origin!