It seems that in the playground of the 21st century, in the minds of many people put the idea of physical education and health, so street food should not be so popular. This is actually not the case.
The business of street food vendors is constantly growing because new foods are coming out almost every day. And it always attracts people. But still, there is a certain classic among street food – dishes that were, are, and always will be popular. What kind of food is this? Continue reading.
1. Pani Puri (India)
India is an amazing country that combines many cultures. India can boast of this variety in street food. But in the streets of North India they are widely available and the most popular is pani puri.
Small fried bread balls with different fillings are called puri. To feel their divine taste, it is necessary to soak these balls in sweet water (pani), seasoned with different spices. To prove them, it is not required to go to Indiafind the recipe on the Internet and follow all the instructions exactly.
2. Hot Dog (USA)
Having once been to the United States, you will not be able to feel the spirit of America until the end without trying a hot dog from a street cart. Juicy sausage inside a warm soft bread cone together with hot pickles and cream cheese make this dish simply unforgettable and good, with lots of calories!
3. Falafel (Israel)
Israeli falafel is a product that has millions of fans around the world because of its unforgettable taste. It is a small ball of chickpeas fried with spices. It is served wrapped in pita bread with fresh crisp lettuce leaves, pickles, french fries, and hot chili sauce.
4. Pretzel (Spain)
Spain is one of the rare countries that can boast desserts as street food. Very popular pretzels today are thin, long donuts covered in icing sugar. As a rule, they eat it, dipping it in hot chocolate.
5. Tacos (Mexico)
This world famous dish is the epitome of Mexican cuisine. It consists of a wheat or wheat tortilla – one of the fast-food dishes on which all kinds of fillings are placed: seafood, chicken, beef, vegetables, beans. Season everything on top with cheese and hot pepper, fold in half and eat with your hands without the help of a device.
6. Currywurst (Germany)
All people have only one association with Germany – beer and sausage. The most famous and delicious dish is Cherrywurst, which was invented in the war years. This is the same fast food: fried sliced sausage served with ketchup and curry powder.
7. Pancakes (France)
The French are known for their insanely delicious desserts, which have gained popularity around the world. And even the dessert, pancakes, is also popular among street food. Vendors make pancakes on almost every corner in all the main cities of this country, especially many of them in the capital – Paris. When you want to taste this dessert, you will be at a good point with what exactly you try: with Nutella, honey, or Gruyere cheese and mushrooms. And these are just a few miles among all that can be tasted. But you can make pancakes at home. And everything you find in your fridge goes to the filling.
8. Poutine (Canada)
The national dish of Canadians, especially popular in Quebec. It is served mainly in public catering. The dish consists of French fries with sauce and fresh curd cheese.
9. Balik Ekmek (Turkey)
This is the first thing that the Turks will advise you try in istanbul! This is grilled fish with lemon juice, which is served in a bread roll flavored with onions and vegetables. It is best to buy such food on the streets, right on the shore – the fish is always fresh and tasty.
10. Herring (Netherlands)
Anyone who loves fish should definitely try another delicacy – the famous Dutch herring. It is served with onion and pickles in olive oil. What is his characteristic? Real Dutch herring melts in your mouth and is great!
11. Fried Fish Con (Italy)
Italy is a country not only of pizza and pasta but of seafood. In particular, they like to eat a “cocktail” of fried shrimp, squid, and small fish. All this is served in a paper cone.
12. Casserole (Poland)
After visiting Poland, travelers will definitely notice huge sandwiches with different fillings on the streets – this is casseroles! This half baguette sandwich served with bacon, mushrooms, pickles, meat, seasoned with ketchup and green onions is very appetizing and atmospheric.
Next, check out these exotic foods from around the world!