by nobert soloria bermosa on 07/07/08 at 11:09 am
World famous dishes you might want to taste.
ach country has its own unique and popular dish. Want to try foreign dishes? Here are some of the most popular dishes from Europe, Africa, North & South America, Africa, Australia & Oceania, and Asia. Pick your choice. (Photos courtesy of Wikipedia)
Jannson’s Frestelse – Sweden
Jannson’s Frestelse or Jannson’s Temptation is an onion and anchovy mixture layered in between this slices of potato to make this popular Swedish dish. Fresh cream is poured on the top and the pie is baked until it is golden brown.
Danish Pastries – Denmark
These sweet rolls are rich, flaky, and often iced. The Danes eat them at anytime of the day, but particularly at midmorning with cups of strong coffee. Delicious Danish pastries have become popular in many parts of the world.
Irish Stew – Ireland
Ireland’s best-known dish is a stew from lamb or mutton. It is simmered in hot water with potatoes, onions, carrots, leeks, and pearl barley. Potatoes have been a staple food in Ireland since 1800s. Irish stew is traditionally served with dumplings made from suet.
Wurst – Germany
Wurst means sausage, and Germany is said to have over 1,500 different kinds. Every region has its specialty, often sold as snacks on the street with a roll and a large dollop of mustard.
- Bratwurst is long and served grilled.
- Weisswurst is boiled and
- Frankfurters are named after the city they came from – Frankfurt
Fundue – Switzerland
Fundue is a famous Swiss dish made with melted cheese. Cheeses such as Gruyene and Emmental, produced on Swiss dairy farms, are heated in a pot and flavored with garlic, pepper, white wine, and kirsch (cherry liqueur). Fresh bread is dipped into the hot cheese using forks.
Quiche Lorraine – France
Quiche Lorraine consist of a shell of crisp pastry, filled with beaten eggs, cream cheese, seasoning, and chopped bacon. The tart is baked for 45 minutes in the oven until it is golden brown. This is a traditional dish from Lorraine, a region in northeastern France. French cuisine is thought by many people to be the finest in the world.