Top 15 World Most Delicious Foods

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It's hard to say which country has the best cuisine in the world, as there are so many distinctive flavors and styles of preparing food out there. But there are definitely some dishes that have made their mark in world cuisine.

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Be it Italian, Japanese, or Mexican, even if you've never been to the home countries of some of these dishes, you're probably well familiar with most of them.

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1

Ramen

Ramen is a noodle soup that first appeared in Japan in 1910, when Chinese cooks combined the noodles with a salty broth. Its name was derived from the pronunciation of the Chinese word lamian, meaning pulled noodles.

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PIZZA

Pizza became popular in 18th-century Naples as a cheap, nourishing food for peasants. Modern pizza as we know it today evolved from early Neapolitan flatbread, which we're all grateful for!

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3

Paella

This rice dish hails from Valencia and shines as one of the most renowned and cherished dishes of Spain. The saffron-flavored rice dish includes meat, seafood, and vegetables.

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4

SUSHI

One of Japan's most famous culinary staples, sushi has wrongly become synonymous with raw fish. The primary ingredient of every type of sushi is actually only the vinegared rice.

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TACOS

This dish from Mexico dates back to the country's 18th-century silver mines, when the word taco referred to gunpowder that was wrapped in a piece of paper and inserted into rocks.

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6

Ragù alla bolognese

This Italian dish originated from Bologna, and consists of a rich ragù made with a mixture of minced beef and pork and tomatoes. In Bologna, it's typically served with fresh tagliatelle pasta.

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Gyoza

Japanese gyozas are crescent-shaped dumplings that originated from the traditional Chinese jiaozi dumplings. Stuffed with a mixture of meat and vegetables, it's one of the most popular dishes in Japan.

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Ceviche

The national dish of Peru, ceviche consists of slices of raw fish or shellfish that are spiced with salt, onion, and chili peppers. This fresh dish is then marinated in lime juice.

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Quiche

This popular French pie is filled with eggs and cream, and anything from bacon, cheese, and leeks. The most popular versions are quiche Lorrainequiche Florentine, and quiche Provençale.

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10

Sashimi

This Japanese delicacy consists of fresh raw fish or meat, which is sliced into thin pieces and often eaten with soy sauce. Common ingredients include tuna, salmon, and mackerel.

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Fish and chips

Most Brits would agree that there is nothing more British than fish and chips. This national dish consists of a freshly fried white fish fillet and large French fries.

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12

Risotto

A northern Italian staple, risotto is a widely popular and extremely versatile dish that consists of a rice and stock base.

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13

KIMCHI

Koreans love fermented pickled vegetables, and they keep it interesting! Kimchi is made from napa cabbage, marinated with hot chili peppers, salty fish paste, leeks, ginger, sugar, and garlic.

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Nachos

This popular appetizer was created by maître d' Ignacio "Nacho" Anaya, who made it in 1941 for customers at the Victory Club restaurant in Piedras Negras, Mexico.

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15

BIRYANI

While the exact origin of this dish is uncertain, it's particularly popular in North Indian. The main ingredients of biryani are basmati rice, spices, and a base of meat, shrimp, vegetables, and so on. Dried fruits, nuts, and yogurt can also be added.

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16

Hamburgers

An American staple, the hamburger evolved from the German Deutsches beefsteak. Its name comes from the fact that many German immigrants to the US came from the port of Hamburg.

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17

Pasta carbonara

A typical Roman dish, pasta carbonara is prepared by simply tossing spaghetti with guanciale (cured pork jowl), egg yolks, and Pecorino Romano cheese.

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18

PHO

This noodle soup is Vietnam's national dish, and pure comfort food! It's traditionally made with chicken or beef broth, herbs, spices, chewy rice noodles, juicy beef slices, and crunchy sprouts.

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GYROS

One of the most popular street foods in Greece, gyros consists of either pork or chicken meat. The meat is sliced in thin shavings and then placed in a pita bread with tzatziki and fresh vegetables.

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20

Bibimbap

One of the most popular Korean dishes, bibim means "mixed," while bap means "cooked rice." The rice is combined with a variety of ingredients such as sliced beef, vegetables, soy sauce, etc., which cooks through the steaming rice.

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