If you’re a member of my email list, I’m sure you’ve heard about the international food tour I’ll be doing over the next few weeks! We’ll travel to countries like Germany, Greece, Israel, Cuba, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Jamaica to checkout their national dishes and compare the best of the best. Happy Travels!
PART 2: MIDDLE EAST – ASIA
SAUDI ARABIA – Kabsa
Paella of the Middle East.
JORDAN – Mansaf Lamb cooked in dried, fermented yogurt and served with rice or bulgur.
SINGAPORE – Chilli Crab
Mud crabs are stir-fried in a semi-thick, sweet tomato and chilli sauce. Chilli crab, unlike most chilli dishes, is not very spicy at all.
VIETNAM – Phở Popular dish in Vietnamese “street food.” Phở is made of broth, linguine-shaped rice noodles called bánh phở, herbs, and meat.
CHINA – Peking Duck
Strips of roasted duck served with shredded vegetables in a sweet sauce.
SOUTH KOREA – Bulgogi Thin beef slices marinated and grilled. It was rated #23 on the “World’s 50 Most Delicious Foods” by CNN.
JAPAN – Sukiyaki
Sliced meat, especially beef, fried rapidly with vegetables and sauce.
MYANMAR – Mohinga Rice noodle and fish soup.
THAILAND – Pad Thai
Soaked dried rice noodles, stir-fried with eggs, and added to chopped firm tofu. The dish is then flavored with tamarind pulp, fish sauce (nampla น้ำปลา), dried shrimp, garlic, red chili pepper, and palm sugar – served with lime wedges and often chopped roast peanuts.
INDIA – Tandoori Chicken Roasted chicken prepared with yogurt and spices.
PHILIPPINES – Adobo
Meat, seafood, or vegetables marinated in vinegar, soy sauce, and garlic, which is browned in oil, and then simmered in the marinade.
INDONESIA – Nasi goreng Fried rice with kecap manis (sweet soy sauce), shallots, garlic, tamarind, chilli powder, egg, chicken, and prawns.