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Unique Dishes from Across the World

Updated: Jun 12, 2022


Unique Dishes

Food is the most loved language! It not only expresses culture but brings out the most unique flavors from across the world. We all are proud of our cuisine and yet very open to foreign cuisines, maybe that is the beauty of the diversity we live in.

From the ingredients to spices to preparation methods and equipment used, the world has a lot to offer on the plate when it comes to extravagant food.


Every country has food or dishes that are local and some that are splendid and exclusive. Let us have a look at some of the most unique dishes from across the world.


Chlodnik- Poland

Chlodnik- Poland

The salty tangy summer soup, with the freshness of cucumber, and spiciness of radish perfectly blended with sweet beetroots is what makes this a delight. A Polish treat with the creamy flavor of eggs, Chlodnik pink soup is a hot dish for the summer.


Biltong- South Africa


Biltong- South Africa

Traditional South African snack is famous for their unique method of preparation. The beef is dried and cured with vinegar, adding a layer of flavor and rich texture to the meat. To prepare Biltong, the dried meat is seasoned with salt, pepper, and coriander.


Duk Gook- South Korea

Duk Gook- South Korea

A filling soup made of rice cakes that are shaped like discs, in a clear broth with a flavourful infusion of fruits, legumes, beans, and nuts. Duk-Gook is a must-have in subtle soup, available in the market, and has a sweet and spicy taste.


Halo Halo- Philiphines


Halo Halo- Philiphines

Halo Halo is a refreshing layer of ice, condensed milk, and a lot of fresh fruits, seeds, jellies, beans, ice cream, coconut flakes, and pinipig. The cool part is there is no standard way to make it, layer the ingredients any way you want in a long glass and insert your spoon to the bottom relishing every layer in each bite.


Hallacas- Venezuela

Hallacas- Venezuela

A traditional dish from Venezuela, Hallacas looks just like tamal only with a different filling and taste. They are more like Christmas gifts wrapped in plantain leaves stuffed with beef, whole chicken, bacon, and pork shoulder wrapped in a cornmeal dough. Rich in flavor and texture, Hallacas have cultural significance and are the national dish of Venezuela.


Moules-frites- French Riviera

Moules-frites- French Riviera

An inexpensive and classic french dish, Moules-Frites is one such finger food that serves as a wholesome meal on one plate. The Moules are steamed and cooked in white wine broth, garlic, onions, and fresh herbs served with crispy french fries. It is a must-have on the menu of seafood.


Feast of Seven Fishes - Italy

Feast of Seven Fishes - Italy

More than a dish this is a feast, a traditional celebration that brings everyone together.

Feast of Seven Fishes is a family affair and is not just an item but seven dishes spread across the table in a three-course meal from appetizers to the main course to the soup.


Red Borscht- Poland

Red Borscht- Poland

The authentic Polish soup, also known as Barszcz Czysty Czerwony (it's okay you don't have to spell it) is a beet soup that has meat, cabbage, tomatoes, and borscht. Served cold or hot with boiled potatoes and rye bread. Red Borscht is a starter drink and has a meatless version too known as Barszcz Wigilijny (again don't try to pronounce).


Stinky Tofu- China

Stinky Tofu- China

A mildly fermented tofu with a strong flavor, usually sold at local markets, Stinky Tofu is a dry traditional Chinese snack. It is a deep-fried smelly blue cheese that has a pungent odor and is garnished with chili, garlic, and coriander.


Pastel De Nata- Portugal

Pastel De Nata- Portugal

Dangerously appetizing egg custard tarts, famously known as Pastel De Nata are served with a sprinkling of dusting powder of sugar and cinnamon. These tarts are super crunchy, have a creamy filling, and are blazingly hot. It is a traditional dessert of Portugal with the most perfect blend of flavors.


How many of these literally filled your mouth with saliva and almost left you craving? If a lot of these did, do try them out when you are on a tour to any of these places. While you ponder over your budget and plan a trip, we got you a really economical way of exploring some unique flavors right here with our April Month Adventurous Box.


Kamik snack box for the month has snacks with flavors and ingredients which are unique yet tasty in the most satisfying way.


Try them out now and share your experience!

Happy Snacking!


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