11 Most tasty cuisines in the world
Food binds people across the world. People from different countries, religion, culture, background are all united by food – not only a need to survive but is looked at as art, culmination of senses and various flavours. Let us take a look at some of the best and the most delicious cuisines from across the globe:
1. Italian cuisine:
Who doesn’t love pasta, pizza or cheese? It is one of the oldest cuisines in the world and is famous for using various kinds of cheese. Italy alone produces some 400 different varieties of cheese!
2. Greek cuisine:
The cuisine takes inspiration from Turkish and Italian cuisine, but is unique in its own way. Greeks use olive oil and special herbs that set them apart from their inspirational cuisines. They use a wide variety of vegetables that makes this cuisine special.
3. Thai cuisine:
Flavoursome and spicy; Thai cuisine has become very popular lately. Hot, sour, bitter and sweet- Thai flavours hit the taste buds as soon as you put the sauces in your mouth. They use lots of fresh herbs, broth and make a lot of noodle dishes.
4. French cuisine:
This is considered to be one of the haute or high quality cuisines of the world. French cooking is of a very high level and most of the gourmet restaurants serve highly professional French food. No French meal is complete without bread, cheese and wine.
5. Japanese cuisine:
One of the most unique cuisines in the world, using only fresh ingredients prepared in a meticulous manner. It is known for its fresh quality. White rice and soya bean are used in abundance. They have much more than just sushi, tofu and noodles!
6. Lebanese cuisine:
This is a mix of Mediterranean and Arabic food. They are unique in the sense that this cuisine uses less of animal meat and more of vegetable dishes, fresh fruits, fresh fish and sea food. They have a huge selection of vegetable dips, salads, pickle and Arabic bread.
7. Indian cuisine:
This is the most vast, diverse and colourful cuisine, because each region in India has different flavours and variety to offer. Varity is offered in the North, South, East or West of the country and is a paradise for food lovers. The spices used in every region are different. The cuisine uses a lot of pulse and vegetables. Meat and sea food are also a major part in various districts. Indian cuisine is more than just curries and is not complete without a sweet.
8. Chinese cuisine:
One of the world’s favourite cuisines after Indian. It is loved for its simplicity, flavour and mouth-watering taste. Chinese include a lot of rice, noodles, vegetables, sauces and lots of seasonings. They eat a variety of meat and sea food. They also boast about their 8 culinary cuisines with different flavours and style.
9. Scottish cuisine:
The only food in the UK that has an identity is the Scottish cuisine. The Scottish make full use of their local produce, whether it is veggies or meat. Raspberries and sea food make most of the cuisine. Haggis, their national dish is a pudding made from sheep’s heart, liver and lungs!
10. Mexican cuisine:
The Mexicans are known for their lavish use of spices. The cuisine has been influenced by the Aztech, Mayan and the Spanish. Burritos, chimichangas, fajitas, tortillas along with plenty of eggs and vegetables, in chilli, chocolate, tomato and cumin flavours are the main Mexican flavouring.
11. Indonesian cuisine:
Regional food varies all over Indonesia as it is an island, but the cuisine is hot, spicy, flavoursome, fresh and extremely aromatic. Rice is the stable food and found with all curries. Peanut is used widely as a tropical fruit. The cuisine is influenced by the Spanish and Dutch, while the Sumatran side is influenced by the Indian cuisine.
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