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People Around The World Are Sharing The Dish You Absolutely Must Try In Their Country

How many have you tried??

Whenever you get the chance to visit a new country, there's always so much to do. New sights to be seen, new sounds to be heard, and (ofc) new foods to be tasted! But figuring out which foods to prioritize can be daunting.

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It just all...looks. So. Good!

So Reddit user u/nirzhor_cyclonite saved you the trouble and recently asked Reddit, "What food should someone try if they visit your country?"

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Here are some glorious and mouthwatering responses to bookmark for when we can all travel again ✈️ :

1. Colombia: chocolate santafereño, which is hot chocolate with melted cheese added for extra creaminess.

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2. South Africa: biltong, which is dried and cured meat that's similar to jerky.

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3. Finland: plörö, which is a breakfast drink where you place a coin in a mug, pour coffee until you can't see the coin, and then pour vodka until the coin is visible again.

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4. Greece: souvlaki, which is small chunks of meat (like pork, chicken, or beef) grilled on a skewer.

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5. Germany: bread from a bakery, as opposed to the kind you'd buy in a supermarket.

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6. France: Paris-Brest, which is circular choux pastry filled with flavored cream.

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As well as tarte flambée, kouign-amann, and a proper croissant.

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7. Poland: pierogi, which are dumplings stuffed with savory fillings like quark, potatoes, and onions.

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Also try some bigos, placki po zbojnicku, golabki, barszcz czerwony, zapiekanka, cwikla, and mizeria, too.

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8. Denmark: flæskesteg sandwich, in which the pork is cooked until its skin turns into a crispy, salty crust.

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9. Korea: haejangguk, which is a savory hangover soup consisting of cabbage and meat with a broth made from boiled ox bones.

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There's also doenjang jjigae, handmade kimchi dumplings, nengmyun, and seed hotteok.

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10. Syria: shawarma, which is thinly sliced marinated meat (usually chicken, turkey, or beef) shaved off of a slow-roasted rotisserie.

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11. Iceland: skyr, which is a thick and creamy dairy product that (for explanation's sake) is like cottage cheese or Greek yogurt.

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12. Netherlands: stroopwafel, which is a thin, two-layered waffle cookie with caramel in between.

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13. Austria: Kaiserschmarrn, which is a sweet and fluffy scrambled pancake served with rum-soaked raisins.

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14. Portugal: egg tarts, which are puffy pastry crusts with a creamy, baked egg in the center.

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Don't forget port!

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15. Italy (Naples): Neapolitan pizza, with a sauce made by Italian-grown tomatoes and globs of mozzarella cheese baked on a chewy, pillowy crust.

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16. Australia: vegemite (or a thin layer of yeast extract) spread on buttered toast.

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17. Australia and New Zealand: Anzac biscuits, which are sweet biscuits made with rolled oats and coconut.

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18. United States: crab and seafood boil, ideally with corn and sausage.

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Specifically from Maine, although this dish is popular throughout New England and the South, too.

19. Mexico: tacos, ideally on soft-shelled corn tortillas and filled with marinated meat, diced onion, fresh cilantro, and salsa.

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20. England: fish and chips, which is battered fish fried in oil and served with fries.

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21. Bulgaria: baklava, which is a rich pastry made of filo layers, with chopped nuts in between, that are held together by honey.

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22. Argentina: milanesa, which is breaded and fried steak topped with ham, melted cheese, and tomato sauce.

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Be sure to also add asado, dulce de leche, mate, chocotorta, empanadas, choripan, and alfajores to your list.

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23. India: pani puri, which are balls of crispy, fried dough stuffed with potatoes, onion, chickpeas, and chutney that are drenched in mint-flavored water.

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24. Vietnam: pho, which is noodle soup in beef bone broth with thinly sliced beef, bean sprouts, onions, and herbs.

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Beyond the classic pho, there's banh mi and bun cha.

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25. Tanzania: chipsi mayai, which is a french fries–and–egg omelet, sometimes with toppings like onions and tomatoes.

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And spicy sugarcane juice to drink.

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26. Belgium: Belgian (Brussels) waffles, which are fluffy and airy yeast waffles that are crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, and served with a sugar icing or powder.

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You should also treat yourself to Liège waffles, fries, pralines, and beer.

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27. Lebanon: tabbouleh, which is a fresh herb–and–bulgur salad with finely chopped parsley, tomatoes, onion, and mint.

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Also add hummus, balila, shawarma, bed ghanam, fweregh, lamb tongues and brain, kabab, labneh, mujaddara, and fattoush to your list.

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28. Canada: poutine, which is french fries drizzled in gravy and topped with cheese curds.

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(But not from Tim Horton's.)

29. Egypt: koshari, which is a bowl of macaroni, rice, lentils, and a spiced tomato sauce garnished with chickpeas.

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30. Brazil: coxinha, which is dough stuffed with a creamy, shredded chicken filling that's battered and fried to a drumstick-shaped crisp.

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And, of course, acai.

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31. Spain: paella, which is a rich rice dish often made with a combo of vegetables, meat, and seafood — and flavored with saffron.

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32. Singapore: chicken rice, which is poached chicken and rice that's been cooked in chicken fat and chicken stock, along with garlic, ginger, and pandan leaves, and served with red chili and soy sauce.

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33. Pakistan: mutton karahi, which is fresh and crisp lamb curry made with tomato, ginger, and garlic.

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34. Ireland: shepherd's pie, which is ground meat (traditionally lamb) and vegetables baked under a layer of thick gravy, cheese, and mashed potatoes that form the ultimate crust.

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Grab some Guinness lamb stew and crab claws while you're at it, too.

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35. Kenya: ugali, which is a doughlike cornmeal porridge that you eat by pinching a piece off, rolling it into a ball, then using it to scoop up other dishes you're eating with it.

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36. Philippines: crispy pata, which is crispy, deep-fried pork leg served with a spicy soy-vinegar dip.

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If you can, try it from from Ana Lisa's Take Home Crispy! And also try cebu lechon and carabao mangoes while you're in the country.

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37. Indonesia: nasi goreng, which is fried rice with meat, vegetables, and a fried egg, flavored with kecap manis, sweet soy sauce, and terasia, an Indonesian shrimp paste.

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Also recommended? Martabak and nasi uduk.

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38. Japan: udon, which is thick noodles made of wheat flour served in a lightly flavored broth, typically with vegetables and a protein (like beef, tempura, or tofu).

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Plus, some wagyu beef and yakisoba.

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39. Malaysia: nasi lemak, which is rice cooked in coconut milk and topped with crispy, fried anchovies and served on a pandan leaf.

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You should also check out assam laksa, char kuay teow, penan hokkien mee, KL hokkien mee, rendang, nasi kandar, kolo mee, hainanese chicken rice, and yee sang.

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40. Iran: gheimeh, which is a stew made with lamb, split peas, dried lime, tomatoes, and onions, then garnished with fried potatoes.

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Don't forget to try ghourme sabzi, too.

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What food do you think people just *have* to try in a specific country? Share below!

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