Foods You Should Try From All Around the World


Dana Nuqui, Student Life Editor

All throughout the world, we celebrate diversity by accepting the unique beliefs and customs each person has. It’s true that we may have differences, but it has always been said that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. No matter the nationality, our one common language is food.

Japan: Ramen


Ramen is an authentic Japanese soup noodle dish that is very popular in the Land of the Rising Sun. In essence, ramen is made up of boiled noodles that are served in different flavored soups with many toppings. There are mainly four kinds of ramen: tonkotsu ramen (pork bone based creamy soup) shio ramen (salt flavored soup), shoyu ramen (soy sauce flavored soup), miso ramen (miso flavored soup).

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New England: Clam Chowder


A creamy bread bowl filled with clam chowder is definitely a meal that could be served morning, noon, or night. It’s a thick chowder made from clams, potatoes, onions, sometimes salt pork, and milk or cream. New England clam chowder is usually accompanied with oyster crackers.

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London, England: Fish and Chips


One of the foods that is enjoyed by many is the well known dish called fish and chips. Cod and haddock appear most commonly as the fish used and chips are otherwise known as fries. The fish is battered around with beer batter, flour, lemon juice, salt, pepper and deep fried until crisp.

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New Orleans: Cajun Jambalya

Cajun Jambalaya_Recipe

Cajun Jambalaya, a dish of Creole origin, that would definitely give you a feel what home is like in Louisiana. A hearty dish mixed with rice, sausages, chicken, seafood, and a variety of spices and vegetables.

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America: Country Fried Steak & Eggs

Country Fried Steak & Eggs

Country Fried Steak and Eggs is one of the savory yet simple meals to eat early in the morning to help get you going. Made up of fried beef steak smothered in country or sausage gravy, then served with two eggs, hash browns, and even with some toasted bread would definitely make your stomach happy.

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Philippines: Beef Sisig


This tangy dish is one of the many foods coming from the Philippine islands. Sisig means “to snack on something sour”. Its meat, which could be chicken, beef, or pork, is marinated in lemon juice and vinegar. Portions of it are then chopped, then grilled or broiled. Sisig is best accompanied with rice and a cold ice drink.

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Thailand: Pad Thai


For many people, the signature dish of Thai cuisine is pad Thai. No doubt, the delectable stir-fry noodle dish has many merits, one of them being that it is completely and utterly addictive. The flavors and textures of what we have come to know and love about pad Thai are deliciously, mouth-wateringly Thai.

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Mexico: Chicken Mole


Chicken mole has a lot of different tastes to it depending how it’s made and with what ingredients it contains but the many of them have a very slight hint of chocolate flavor. They use it with meat dishes quite often, like chicken. It can be a bit spicy and thick as it is mixed with sesame seeds, chile, garlic and many more.

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India: Chicken Tikka Masala


Chicken Tikka Masala is made up of chunks of chicken marinated in spices with the curry that is consisting of turmeric powder, paprika powder or tomato puree. Its creamy and savory taste is one of the signature tastes of this exquisite Indian dish.

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