So are you hungry now? Me too! I’m still dreaming about the delicious Pad thai in Bangkok, Spring rolls in Vietnam, Tikka Masala, Macaroons in Paris. Wait a minute I can’t decide what is my favorite food in Italy, There are so many of them.
Many of us reasons, why we keep on traveling and seeing new places, is because we are curious and eager to experience a new culture. There are travelers who thought that experiencing the culture is by ticking off their iconic picture perfect bucket list. But did you know aside from taking photos of the most iconic site in a place, is that the most authentic way to get a taste of another culture is tasting and trying the local food?
Take a look at our 21 Food Bucket list you must try around the world
Japan is one of the most expensive countries in the world but it is Asia′s Gem when it comes to food. There are various of delicious food you can try in Japan, from street food, food markets and even in a restaurant. You may try their Matcha Tea, Hokkaido ice cream, noodles and the famous of them all Sushi. Yes we can try sushi even we are not in Japan but the taste is real and authentic when you try it in the country.
2. Dim sum. Hong Kong
Hong Kong is the number one tourist destination all over Asia, not only because of their iconic site, Disneyland, skyscraper, bar why people love to come and visit but also due to the yummy food that they have. If you love street food like me, you can find your self-splurging in Hong Kongs mouthwatering food, especially in the busy street of Kowloon. You may try their chicken stew, dumplings, Siomai, egg roll in street market but the famous of them all is the authentic Dim sum made by the local.
3. Spring rolls, Vietnam
Vietnam is a mix of old and local vibe style country.When it comes to food, Vietnamese people are the best.They have the yummiest food that pleases any kind of traveler, many from noodles, exotic food, fresh seafood, salad much more. But the most well preserved and so many countries tried to copy this recipe, is the Spring Rolls but no one can ever make the perfect and the best spring rolls but only in Vietnamese people.
4. Pad Thai, Thailand
It’s so impossible if you never heard Pad Thai in your whole life. Yes, Pad thai is made of rice noodles the most iconic food in Thailand and if you try it for sure you will always look for it. Thailand is not just Pad thai, there is other deliciously food also you can find in the country.
5. Chicken Tikka Masala, India
Who would never love Indian food? The richness of culture in the country is the richness of spices you can find in their food. If you start talking about Indian Food maybe it will take us time to read it. But the famous of them all is Chicken Tikka Masala. Chicken Tikka Masala is one of my Food Bucket lists and it’s worth to try.
6. Chicken Rice, Singapore
Singapore is known for its food Walker or street food and expensive restaurant. Chicken Rice is a must try food in Singapore, I never heard about this food before until I went to Singapore and got curious what locals are eating.
7. Kimchi, Korea
The most requested food in Korea aside from Noodles, Kimchi is a must try food to eat when it comes to traveling in Korea. Not only Koreans are going crazy in this food but other nationalities want this too. In fact, they even sell this outside Korea and preserve it to last long time.
8. Tacos, Mexico
What is your Mexico Food bucket list? Yes! you read it right the famous taco is made from Mexico. This famous Mexican food is so famous and you can even find it in your grocery store but try and taste it in the local people and in the country will make no sense in the taco you tried it your local grocery market.
9. Kebab, Iran
One of my favorite Kebab is made of Chicken. This deliciously dishes from Iran that is put in the stick and slowly grills it make me wanted to eat now.
A trip to Egypt is not complete without ticking off your Egyptian food bucket list. Many countries have already tried to copy Egyptian Falafel recipe but no one ever made it perfect but only Egyptian locals. Falafel are delicious, deep fried balls of chickpea and herbs usually served with salad, or in a sandwich with hummus and pita bread
11. Roasted Pig, The Philippines
Philippines cuisine is influenced by Chinese, American, Spanish culture. Due to this, it’s so hard to decide which food is the best to try in the Philippines. As local in this country, I can say that the will preserve and known food that Filipinos and even foreigner made this as their food bucket list when they visit our country is our famous LETCHON or ROASTED PIG. It is made of whole pig roasted in fire twisting for 5 hours to make it crispy and crunchy to eat.
12. Grilled Meat, Athens
Planning to tick off your Greece Bucket list? why not made Greek food bucket list. Greece has so many delicious foods you can try, from Dolmades, Greek salads, Feta & cheeses and much more. Did you know Greeks are master of charcoal-grilled and spit-roasted meats? Yes, they are famous for it and no one can ever make a perfect grilled meat but the local Athens.
13. Croissant, Paris
Paris not only about Eiffel tower but it’s also famous for its mouthwatering food. List you Paris Food Bucket list and check them out when you visit. Macaroons, Oyster, steak tea and much more are travelers favorite food in Paris but the Croissant is the best of them all. Walking around Paris will make you stop and turn your head on in the fresh bakeries full of croissant partnered with hot chocolate and for sure you Parisiane dream is now complete
14. Meatballs, Sweden
Swedish Meatballs is one of my favorite food in Sweden. After living in Sweden for quite awhile, I have tried so many Swedish foods already. But I can’t resist myself to order Swedish meatballs every time I ate. I even cooked it at home. Read related article: BEST OF MALMÖ’S RESTAURANT TO DINE IN
15. Seafood Paella, Spain
Can’t decide which one to try first in your Food Bucket list in Spain? Spain has so many delicious foods to try, From tasty tapas, gambas, traditional roasts, to superb seafood paella, Paella is one of Spanish well known and preserved dish from all over the centuries. Trying this in Spain is like living the Spanish culture.
16. Belgian Waffle, Belgium
Another Food Bucket list to try while traveling in Europe. If it happens to you that you will visit Belgium don’t be to overwhelm yourself in choosing what food you’re going to eat. Belgian Waffle is probably the most famous one, this snack is made of fresh yeast and pearls of sugar. The Brussels waffle is really different from the street waffle
What is your Amsterdams bucket list? Riding bicycle, canal adventure, visit a museum? well, don’t forget to make your food bucket list in Netherlands because there are too many of them to try and the must try for it is Stroopwafel. Best-known Dutch sweet, stroopwafels consist of two thin waffle-like wafers with a sticky, sweet Stroop, a molasses syrup, spread in the middle.
Another food bucket list in Scandinavia, Smorrebrod is Denmark’s delectable sandwich that can be found in street local food or restaurant. It is a mixture of delicious ingredients piled high atop a single thick slice of bread which is buttered to keep the juices of the toppings from sinking through the bread.
19. Trdelník, Czech Republic
For sweet tooth lover, this traditional Prague delicacy can be found in everywhere in the street food. It is usually served warm and topped with a dusting of sugar, nuts or cinnamon. This delectable treat is made by wrapping the pastry dough around a wooden or metal stick, roasting it over an open flame and coated with sugar or cinnamon.
20. Pizza, Italy
Traveling to Italy soon? The best advice makes sure to make a food bucket list and you will thank me later. There are so many deliciously mouth watering food in Italy. All of us knows that Italy is the master and the God of all when it comes to food. Everybody just wants to go to Italy to experience the Roman culture and most of all the Italian food. From gelato, wine, cheese, various kind of pasta and Pizza.
21. Doughnut, America
When it comes to American food, the country is best known for its Fast, junk, processed, you can name it all. But one of the popular of them all is doughnuts. Doughnuts are usually deep fried from a flour dough, and typically either ring-shaped or without a hole, and often filled.