From India, serving an array of authentic traditional cuisines enriched with flavours, to Thailand delighting with its huge range of seafood and traditional roasts, here’s a list of the world’s top five countries where travellers can have the best food.
The country of rich traditions and heritage, India is best known for its deeply rooted food cultures spread over a large area. The traditional food of India is appreciated worldwide for its generous use of herbs and spices. Varying from region to region, the cooking style is divided across several segments. With its huge range of cuisines including Bengali, Punjabi, Mughlai, Rajasthani, Kashmiri, Gujarati and South Indian food, India presents the best variety compared to other countries.
Amidst its stunning natural landscape and strong cultural heritage, this island country in the Pacific Ocean presents a nutritious, unique cuisine. With an array of regional and seasonal cuisines, Japan offers an abundance of gastronomic delights at several of its restaurants. The ever-popular dishes like sushi, teriyaki, tempura, miso soup, ramen and unagi are loved by every food enthusiast and must be tried at least once to give a wonderful treat to your taste buds.
One of the world’s most popular travel destinations best known for its nightlife and beaches, Thailand is also famous for the delectable Thai food which uses rice as a basic ingredient for a number of dishes. The profusion of five main flavours including savoury fish sauce, sour lime, hot chilli, salt and sweetener makes Thai food among the most popular international cuisines. Some of the must try dishes here are tom yam goong, pad Thai and som tam.
Though Chinese food is available pretty much everywhere, the actual authenticity and flavours of the Chinese cuisine can only be best enjoyed in China. Not surprisingly, the country has marked its presence as one of the best foodies’ paradises in the world with an exotic range of cuisines served at high-end restaurants, mid-range eateries, street restaurants and snack stalls. Some of the most popular dishes served at almost every restaurant here include sweet and sour pork, ma po tofu, wontons, dumplings, gong bao chicken, spring rolls and chowmein.
A country with a diverse landscape, Mexico presents a cuisine that is actually a blend of several European cuisines. Mexican food is mostly about corn, beans, tomato and chilli pepper; all of these ingredients are used liberally in most Mexican delicacies. Shaking up the gastronomic scene in the country, the restaurants in the country excite travellers with their exclusive assortment of breakfast tamales, street churros, seafood tostadas and taco omakase.