Experienced travelers know that the fastest and cheapest way to eat abroad is street food. So you can not only saturate your body but also come into contact with the ethnic culture of food.
Each country has its own traditional dishes, and of course, street food. When we travel, we most often go to one of the best chic restaurants, but the truly cult food for people is on the streets!
Here is a list of the best and most unusual street food in the world.
Chili Crab, Singapore
The most significant Singaporean dish, chili crab can be found in numerous centers of street food throughout the country. The recipe for this dish was created by Sher Yam Tian, who began to serve spicy crustaceans in a street cart in the 1950s. In this recipe, crabs are roasted in sweet and sour tomato sauce, egg and of course, chili pepper.
Acarajé is a dish made from peeled cowpeas. Round biscuits are first roasted in palm oil, and then they are cut and filled with stuffing: fried shrimps, cashew, lettuce, green and red tomatoes, hot pepper sauce, beans, ginger, garlic and other ingredients.
Chicken Giblets, Philippines
Of course, the look of chicken giblets en brochette isn’t quite appetizing, but their taste can really impress! Firstly giblets a long while marinated, then fried over an open fire, and served with sweet and sour sauce.
These round corn tortillas are ubiquitous food in Colombia, even though there are a lot of different delicacies in this country. Arepas are much thicker than flat tortillas, and they are usually fried or baked before they are sprinkled with cheese. In particular, this is a popular breakfast in Bogotá.
Nacatamal – is a thick corn mass with various fillings: pork, chicken, rice, potatoes, tomatoes, onions, olives. The filling is more like a stuffing, and this yummy is baked in banana leaf.
Bhel Puri, India
India has a huge variety of street food throughout the country, from Aloo Tikki in the north to Vada in the south. Mumbai is the place to try the Bhel Puri, which includes puffed rice, fried noodles, or vermicelli and vegetables sprinkled with tamarind sauce.
Pique Macho, Bolivia
Pique macho is a traditional dish of Bolivia. A large plate of food consists of pieces of beef, snag(usual sausages), fried potatoes, onion, boiled eggs, pepper, mustard, mayonnaise, and ketchup. Pique macho is a very large portion(the smaller one is called just a pique) and, traditionally, it’s very spicy because of the addition of flavoring. According to a legend, only a real macho can eat a large portion by himself (pique macho in Spanish – is to hurt macho’s self-esteem).
It is not only a street food, it is a national dish of Spain. Churros are ringlets or chopsticks, sprinkled with brown sugar. It’s usually served with hot chocolate, in which you can dunk churros. Churros – are sweet and crispy deep-fried dough sticks. They are especially popular, as a snack for breakfast in Madrid.
Balik Ekmek, Turkey
Excellent lunch option, Balik Ekmek, is fish in a loaf. On the street, sellers grill fresh fish fillet and put it in a loaf, add onions and lettuce. Then you pour your sandwich with lemon juice, which stands on the counter, sit down on a stool and enjoy! Instead of fish, sometimes there are Kofta – cutlets.
Fans of all meat can rejoice, hitting in Germany. Here the main fast food is sausages. They are represented in a huge variety: pork, beef, chicken, turkey. It makes the perfect combination with a good German beer!
A cup of multi-colored Halo-Halo is the best way to cool down on a hot Philippine summer day. This is an attractive dessert made from various ingredients, for example, red beans, coconut, syrup, and fruits, usually topped with ice cream, condensed milk, and fine ice.
There is nothing better than lying ashore in the Pacific Ocean with your loved one, admiring an amazing view of exotic nature and drinking a delicious cocktail. Believe me, it will be an unforgettable romantic holiday for your girlfriend.