2. MEXICAN FOOD
Mexican food is a common
favorite cuisine in America.
From chili con carne to
enchiladas, spicy Mexican
dishes are a popular choice.
typically use Northern
Mexican cuisine, but there
are a number of other
options. Ancient Mayan
dishes have a subtler flavor
while Central and Southern
Mexico have a sophisticated
taste. Restaurant goers can
enjoy eggs, vegetables,
beans, chilies and cumin in
major Mexican dishes.
Chocolate, tomatoes and
salsa are always favorites
3. ITALIAN CUISINE
With a culinary history that stretches back
centuries, Italian cuisine is one of the world’s
favorites. Spumoni ice cream, spaghetti,
lasagna and pizza are traditional dishes that are
widely available in the United States. Beyond
these basic dishes, there are a number of
regional favorites like Parmesan cheese and
Parma ham. One part of Italy is even known for
making a kind of maggot cheese. The cheese is
fermented and allowed to sit out so that flies
lay eggs. Afterward, it is packed at the perfect
time for maggots to develop. It might not suit
everyone’s taste buds, but it is a specialty from
the country. If this cheese is not to your liking,
the country has more than 400 types of cheese.
Although Italian cuisine varies from region to
region, each meal will generally be set up in a
similar way. It will begin with the antipasto or
appetizer menu. Next, diners enjoy the primo
course which consists of pasta or rice. The
second course is a meat. To top it off, the last
course is the dolce or dessert course.
4. INDIAN FOOD
India is one of the most densely
populated countries on the planet.
With so many people within the
nation, Indian cuisine is highly
varied. Curries are the traditional
fare, but Indian food is not
confined for just curry. There are a
number of regions that make
vegetarian dishes, and ayurvedic
medicinal traditions are often used
in creating food. Within India,
visitors will find a range of sweet,
hot and spicy dishes. Even better,
the nation is home to millions of
street food stands. At these
stands, visitors can try out unique
treats for a very cheap price.
5. CAJUN FOOD
Long ago, the French Acadian
people had to flee Canada.
Although some of the Acadians
went back to France, others
chose to move to Louisiana.
Once there, they combined
French cooking style with local
ingredients. This type of cuisine
is normally formatted within
three dishes. The first pot will
contain the main dish while
another pot contains vegetables.
A third pot will generally contain
a mixture of steamed rice and
seafood. Popular meat choices
include pork sausage, shrimp
and fish. Due to the area, Cajun
cuisine focuses heavily on
celery, bell peppers, garlic and
onions. Other flavorings include
cayenne pepper, bay leaf, black
pepper and green onions.
6. LEBANESE CUISINE
Due to its location,
Lebanon has adopted
food uses a lot of fresh
fruit, vegetables and
seafood. Other than fish,
it does not contain a big
focus on meat. When
dining at a Lebanese
restaurant, you can
expect delicious pickles,
unique salads, Arabic
bread, vegetable dishes
and vegetable dips.