Can you name one food item or cuisine you can have for a lifetime?
We agree that selecting any cuisine or food as the best has been the most engaging topic for debate. It is debatable to name one as the best when we have over a hundred participants offering different flavours, aromas and styles of preparation.
Every country brings us food items cooked by unique methods. Although it will be biased to rank these food items, we have listed some of the popular food items below.
In the early 19th century, Italians introduced pizza to us. A classic favourite, pizza is a flatbread typically topped with tomato sauce, cheese, and various toppings, including sausage, pepperoni, vegetables, and fruit.
A Belgian cook first served French in the late 1600s. Thinly cut potatoes fried in oil and served with ketchup or other condiments, French fries are a classic favourite enjoyed by people of all ages.
In 1900, a restaurant owner in New Haven came up with the concept of the Hamburger. A hamburger is a sandwich including a patty of floor meat crowned with lettuce, tomato, onions, pickles, and condiments, with ketchup, mustard, or mayonnaise.
Considered a sign of Royalty, Biryani is a dish from the Indian subcontinent. It is a rice dish slowly cooked with flavours like cardamom, coriander, mint, ginger, cloves, cinnamon, bay leaves, mace, black stone flower, nutmeg, etc. and meat or fish or vegetables. Based on the type of biryani content, we have meat biryani, vegetable biryani, egg biryani, navaratna biryani, dum biryani, fish biryani and many more.
In the 18th century, the silver miners in Mexico introduced Tacos. It is a Mexican dish. Tacos are corn or flour tortillas filled with seasoned meat, lettuce, cheese, tomatoes, and other toppings.
Digging the history to look for the origin of Italian Spaghetti, we reach the 1st century BC. Spaghetti is a type of long-form pasta having thin strands. It is traditionally prepared in olive oil and garlic and typically served with a tomato-based sauce and topped with cheese.
The first Turkish Doner Kebab was cooked around 150 years ago in Kastamonu. It is a famous street food found on most streets of the world. Do you know that kebab is one of the most-eaten street foods in the world? The authentic doner kebab is prepared with Turkish pide bread stuffed with marinated and vertically grilled meat, tomatoes, lettuce and onions.