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National Dishes of Countries Worldwide

Information about the national dishes and most common dishes in countries all over the world.

A

Afghanistan
- Qabili Palau and other rice dishes (aka Quaboli Palaw and Kuboli Palau)
- Gutsy Gourmet Quaboli Palaw Recipe
- Qorma (onion based stew or casserole usually served iwth rice)
- Kofta (ground beef kebab or Kufta: meatballs)
- Lamb Chops
- Chapli Kebab (hamburger mixed with flour)
- Khameerbob (pasta dumplings)
- Mantu (dumpblings filled with ground beef and onions) Uzbek origin
- Ashak (dumpblings filled with leeks) Kabul dish
Meat Kebabs: lamb, beef, chicken, wheat
Grains: maize, barley, rice
Dairy: yogurt, whey
Fruits and Vegetables: nuts, grapes,
Wikipedia Introduction to Afghan Cuisine
Afghan Cuisine ins the Open Directory

Albania
- Tave kosi
- Byrek Shqipetar me perime
- Qofte Ferguara (fried meatballs)
- Gutsy Gourmet Qofte Ferguara (Fried Meatball) Recipe

Algeria
- Couscous

Andorra
- Escudella de Pages (country stew)
- http://www.thegutsygourmet.net/natl-andorra.html

Angola
- Muamba de Galinha

Antigua and Barbuda
- Fungee and Pepperpot

Argentina
- Asado
- Empanada
- Milanesa
- dulce de leche
- locro

Armenia
- Harissa
- Lavash

Australia
- Meat pie
- vegemite on toast
- Barbecue

Austria
- Tafelspitz
- Sachertorte
- Wiener Schnitzel (Vienna)
- Apfelstrudel

Azerbaijan
- Yarpag dolmasi
- Plov

B

Bahamas
- Crack Conch with Peas and Rice

Bahrain
- Muhammar

Bangladesh
- Fish and Rice
- Biryani

Barbados
- Cou-Cou and Flying fish

Belarus
- Latkes

Belgium
- Pommes frites (Belgian Fries)
- Moules Bruxellois (Brussels)

Belize
- Belizean rice and beans with stewed chicken

Benin
- Kuli-Kuli

Bhutan
- Ema datsi

Bolivia
- Saltenas

Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Burek
- Cevapi
- Bosanski Lonac

Botswana
- Seswaai

Brazil
- Feijoada
- rice and beans
- churrasco
- brigadeiro

British Virgin Islands
- Fish and fungee

Brunei
- Ambuyat

Bulgaria
- Sarma
- Shopska salad
- Kavarma

Burkina Faso
- Riz Gras

Burundi
- Mealie-Meal Porridge

C

Cambodia
- Amok trey- Samlor kako

Cameroon
- Kondre- Ndole

Canada
- Beaver Tail Pastry
- Butter Arts
- Nanaimo Bar
- Pancakes with Maple Syrup
- Pemmican
- Poutine
- Salmon
- Salt Cod
- Tourtier

Cape Verde
- Cachupa

Central African Republic
- Cassava

Chad
- Peanut and squash stew

Chile
- Asado
- Cazuela
- Empanadas
- Pastel de choclo
- Porotos Granados

China

China: North China:
- Mantou
- bing (Chinese flatbread)
- wheat noodles

China: South China
- rice
- rice noodles
- rice congee

China: Beijing
- Peking duck
- hot pot

China: Fujian
- Fotiaoqiang
- popiah

China: Guangdong
- Dim sum
- slow cooked soup
- siu mei
- century egg

China: Shanghai
- Xiaolongbao
- shengjian mantou
- red-cooked stews
- Shanghai hairy crab

China: Sichuan
- Mapo doufu
- Kung Pao chicken
- Twice Cooked Pork
- mala hotpot

China: Tibet
- Momo

China: Hong Kong
- egg tart
- dim sum
- roast goose
- wonton noodle soup
- pineapple bun

Macau
- Galinha a Portuguesa
- baked pork chop bun
- Portuguese-style egg
- tart
- almond biscuit

Colombia
- Bandeja paisa
- sancocho

Colombia: Santander
- Hormigas Culonas (Atta laevigata)

Colombia: Cundinamarca
- Ajiaco

Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Mwambe (Moambe)

Republic of the Congo
- Moambe
- Yassa

Costa Rica
- gallo pinto
- casado

Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
- fufu

Croatia
- pa�ki sir
- brudet (in Dalmatia)
- sarma
- turkey with mlinci (in Continental Crotia)

Cuba
- Platillo Moros y Cristianos
- Ajiaco

Cyprus
- Souvla
- Halloumi
- Sheftalia
- Fasolada

Czech Republic
- Vepro
- knedlo
- zelo

D

Denmark
- Pork Roast
- Frikadeller
- Smorrebrod
- Polser

Djibouti
- Skoudehkaris

Dominica
- Mountain chicken

Dominican Republic
- White rice topped with stewed red kidney beans
- pan fried or braised beef
- and side dish of green salad and/or tostones.
The ensemble is usually called bandera nacional
- which means "national flag"
- a term equivalent to the Venezuelan pabellon criollo.

E

Ecuador
- encebollado
- ceviche

Egypt
- kushari
- ful medames
- mulukhiyah

El Salvador
- Pupusa

Equatorial Guinea
- Succotash

Eritrea
- Zigini

Estonia
- Verivorst

Ethiopia
- Doro Wat (chicken stew)
- Injera
- Berbere

F

Fiji
- Corn Beef Palusami
- Lovo
- Yaqona

Finland
- hernekeitto (Finnish green pea soup)
- poronk�ristys (sauteed reindeer)
- Karelian hot pot

France
- Baguette (particularly Paris)
- cheese- crepes (particularly Brittany)
- pot-au-feu
- foie gras (declared part of the French cultural heritage by legislation in 2005)

France: Alsace
- Choucroute garnie
- tarte flambee

France: Burgundy
- Beef bourguignon
- coq au vin

France: Languedoc-Roussillon (?)
- Cassoulet

France: Lorraine
- Quiche lorraine

France: Normandy
- Camembert

France: Provence
- Bouillabaisse
- ratatouille
- salade nicoise

G

Gabon
- Nyembwe

Gambia
- Domoda

Georgia (the country)
- khinkali
- khachapuri
- Satsivi- Mtsvadi

Germany
- Wurst (including Bratwurst)
- Gr�nkohl
- Sauerkraut
- Sauerbraten
- potato salad
- Sp�tzle,
- Dampfnudel
- Prezel
- Schwarzw�lder Kirschtorte
- Maultaschen
- Currywurst

Ghana
- Fufu

Gibraltar
- Calentita

Greece
- fasolada
- feta cheese
- moussaka
- saganaki
- Greek Salad

Grenada
- Oil
-Down

Guatemala
- Tamal
- chuchitos

Guinea
- Poulet Yassa

Guinea-Bissau
- Jollof Rice

Guyana
- Cookup rice
- Guyana Pepperpot

H

Haiti
- Griot (Fried pork) served with
- Du riz a pois or
- Diri ak Pwa (Rice and beans)

Honduras
- Plato T�pico

Hungary
- Goulash. Paprikash and Tokaji

I

Iceland
- �orramatur (including hakarl)

India

India: Maharashtra
- Puran Poli,

India: Punjab
- Allo Partha and Lassi
- Saroo da Saag and Makhi di roti,

India: Tamil Nadu
- Pongal (dish)

India: Uttar Pradesh
- Parata
- custard

India: Andhra Pradesh
- Pulagam
- Pesarattu
- Sweet pongal
- Pulihora- Curd rice
- Pappu charu - Onion Samosa

Indonesia
- Nasi goreng
- nasi campur
- nasi kuning
- sate
- soto
- gulai
- sambal
- bakso
- rujak
- gado gado

Indonesia: Bali
- Babi guling
- sate lilit
- betutu
- nasi bali

Indonesia: Java
- Lotek
- nasi pecel
- nasi rames
- tempeh
- tumpeng
- sayur lodeh

Indonesia: Java: East Java
- Bakwan malang
- rawon
- rujak cingur

Indonesia: Java: Jakarta
- Nasi Uduk v- asinan

Indonesia: Java: West Java
- Sayur Asem
- Karedok
- Siomay and Batagor Bandung

Indonesia: Java: Yogyakarta
- Gudeg

Indonesia: Palembang
- Pempek
- tekwan

Indonesia: Sumatra: West Sumatra
- Rendang

Indonesia: Sumatra: North Sumatra (Batak region)
- Arsik
- saksang

Indonesia: Makassar- South Sulawesi
- konro
- coto Makassar

Indonesia: North Sulawesi
- Rica-rica- Paniki
- tinutuan (bubur manado)

Indonesia: Maluku and Papua
- pepeda

Iran
- Chelow kabab
- Nan-e kabab

Iraq
- Masgouf

Ireland
- Irish Stew
- soda bread

Ireland: County Galway
- Stout and raw oysters;

Ireland: County Cork
- Smoked Salmon on pumpernickel bread

Ireland: County Dublin
- Dublin Bay Prawns

Ireland: Dublin City
- Dublin Coddle

Isle of Man
- kipper

Israel
- falafel
- Israeli salad

Italy
- pasta
- pizza
- minestrone
- polenta (northern Italy)

Italy: Calabria
- La Tiana
- Piccantino

Italy: Campania
- pizza alla napoletana (Naples)

Italy: Emilia-Romagna
- tortellini
- rag�
- mortadella
- lasagne
- Parmigiano Reggiano

Italy: Piedmont
- agnolotti
- grissini
- Gianduiotto

Italy: Lazio
- porchetta
- Stracciatella
- Gnocchi di semolino alla romana

Italy: Lombardy
- risotto alla milanese (Milan)
- panettone
- ossobuco alla milanese

Italy: Sardinia
- Sa fregula (couscous)
- pane carasau

Italy: Sicily
- arancini
- caponata
- ricotta

Italy: Tuscany
- bistecca alla fiorentina (Florence)
- ribollita

Italy: Umbria
- pizza di Pasqua
- porchetta
- strangozzi

Italy: Veneto
- scampi
- risi e bisi

J

Jamaica
- ackee and saltfish,

Japan
- sushi
- sashimi
- Japanese curry

Japan: Fukuoka Prefecture
- Hakata Ramen (pork-based broth);

Japan: Toyama Prefecture
- Masuzushi (salmon pressed on rice cake);

Japan: Aichi Prefecture
- Miso nikomi (Udon in miso fish broth);

Jersey
- Jersey Royal potatoes

Jordan
- Mansaf

K

Kazakhstan
- Besh barmak

Kenya
- Ugali

Korea
- Kimchi
- bulgogi
- galbi
- bibimbap
- samgyetang
- jeon

Kuwait
- Majboos

Kyrgyzstan
- laghman

L

Laos
- larb with sticky rice

Latvia
- Pirags

Lebanon
- Kibbe

Libya - Usban

Lithuania
- Cepelinai
- Kugelis

M

Republic of Macedonia
- Gravce na Tavce


Malaysia
- nasi lemak
- roti canai
- char kway teow

Malaysia: Penang
- assam laksa

Maldives
- Garudhiya

Malta
- Fresh fish
- Torta-tal-Lampuki
- Fenkata
- Pastizzi

Mauritius
- octopus curry

Mexico
- Barbacoa
- Chilaquiles
- Enchilada
- Guacamole
- Quesadilla
- Pozole
- Tacos al Pastor
- Tostadas

Mexico: Baja California
- Caesar salad

Mexico: Baja California Sur
- Fish taco

Mexico: Chiapas
- Tascalate

Mexico: Chihuahua
- Machaca

Mexico: Guanajuato
- Cajeta

Mexico: Hidalgo
- Escamoles
- Nopalitos

Mexico: Guerrero
- Lobster

Mexico: Jalisco
- Birria
- Torta ahogada

Mexico: Mexico State
- Chorizo

Mexico: Michoacan
- Carnitas
- Menudo

Mexico: Oaxaca
- Chapulines
- Mole
- Tamales
- Tlayuda

Mexico: Nuevo Leon
- Arrachera
- Cabrito

Mexico: Puebla
- Mole Poblano
- Cemita
- Chiles en Nogada
- Tortilla Soup

Mexico: Sinaloa
- Ceviche
- Swordfish

Mexico: Veracruz
- Huachinango a la Veracruzana

Mexico: Yucatan
- Cochinita pibil
- Pambazo
- Venado,

Moldova
- Mamaliga

Mongolia
- buuz

Morocco
- Couscous
- Pastilla
- Harira
- Tajine

Mozambique
- Galinha a Africana
- chamu�as

Myanmar
- mohinga
- lahpet

N

Nepal
- dal bhat
- dhido
- gundruk

New Zealand
- pavlova
- hangi
- roast lamb and veges
- mince pie

Netherlands
- stamppot
- hutspot

New Caledonia
- Bougna

Nicaragua
- Gallopinto

Nigeria
- Jollof rice

Norway
- lutefisk
- f�rik�l

O

Oman
- khawa
- maqbous
- shuwa
- mashuai
- laban
- rukhal

P

Pakistan
- Biryani

Panama
- Sancocho

Palestinian territories
- Musakhan

Paraguay
- Sopa paraguaya

Peru
- ceviche
- quinoa

Philippines
- adobo
- lechon
- milkfish
- lumpia
- pancit
- halo-halo
- balut
- bagoong
- chicharon
- leche flan

Poland
- bigos
- barszcz
- pierogi

Portugal
- Bacalhau
- Feijoada
- Cozido a Portuguesa
- Pastel de Nata
- Churrasco
- Tripas

Puerto Rico
- Arroz con gandules with pig roast
- arroz con pollo
- Mofongo

Q

Qatar
- Harees

R

Romania
- Mamaliga
- Mititei
- Cozonac
- Fasole cu carnati

Romania: Moldavia
- Grapeleaf Sarmale
- Fermented wheat bran Borscht

Russia
- Kasha
- Shchi
- Borscht
- Pelmeni (Siberia)

S

Saint Kitts and Nevis
- Coconut dumplings
- Spicy plantain
- saltfish
- breadfruit

Saint Lucia
- Green Bananas & Dried and salted cod

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
- Roasted Breadfruit & Fried Jackfish

Saudi Arabia
- Kabsa

Senegal
- Thieboudienne

Serbia
- �uvec
- Sarma
- Cevapcici
- Pljeskavica

Sierra Leone
- Groundnut
stew - Cassava Leaf Stew

Singapore
- Hainanese chicken rice
- curry laksa
- chilli crab

Slovakia
- Bryndzove haluky

Slovenia
- ajdovi
- ganci
- potica
- Matev

Somalia
- halwo
- canjeero

South Africa
- Bobotie

Spain
- Tortilla de patatas
- paella
- cocido
- tapas

Sri Lanka
- Rice and curry

Sudan
- Shahan ful

Sweden
- Sm�rg�sbord
- inlagd sill (pickled herring)
- K�ttbullar (Swedish meatballs)
- �rtsoppa med pannkakor (pea soup with pancakes)

Sweden: Gotland
- Saffranspannkaka (saffron pancake)

Sweden: Norrland
- Surstr�mming (fermented Baltic Herring)
- Palt

Sweden: Sm�land
- Ostkaka (swedish cheese cake)

Sweden:V�stra g�taland
- Grynkorv
- potatis och senapss�s

Switzerland
- r�sti
- fondue

Syria
- Tabbouleh

T

Taiwan
- Beef noodle soup
- Stinky tofu
- Ba wan

Tajikistan
- Qurutob
- Oshi palov

Tanzania
- Ugali
- Coconut Milk Bean Soup

Tanzania: Zanzibar
- Octopus Curry

Thailand
- Pad Thai
- steamed jasmine rice
- gaeng (Thai curry)
- tom yam

Trinidad and Tobago
- Doubles
- Roti

Tunisia
- Couscous

Turkey
- kebab
- k�fte
- dolma
- pilaf

Turkmenistan
- Ishlekly
- plov

U

Ukraine
- Salo
- Borscht
- pierogi

United Arab Emirates
- Shawarma

United Kingdom
- Roast beef with Yorkshire Pudding
- Chicken Tikka Masala-
- Fish and Chips

United Kingdom: England
- English breakfast
- Cornish Pasty

United Kingdom: Scotland
- haggis
- Shortbread
- porridge
- mince and tatties

United Kingdom: Wales
- Laverbread,steam pie,
- Cawl-
- Roast lamb with laver sauce-
- Welsh rarebit

United Kingdom: Northern Ireland
- Ulster fry

United States
- Turkey Stuffed With Dressing
- Steak and Baked Potatoes
- Hamburger Sandwich
- Hot Dog Sandwich

United States: New England
- New England clam chowder
- New England clam bake

United States: The South
- Grits
- Corn Bread
- Country Fried Steak
- Fried Chicken
- Gumbo
- Barbecue

United States: Alaska
- Akutaq

United States: California
- Sourdough Bread
- Joe's Special
- French Dip Sandwich

United States: Connecticut
- apizza (?)
- shad
- snickerdoodles
- grinders.

United States: Delaware
- Mid-Atlantic crab
- Hush Puppies.

United States: Florida
- Key lime pie
- Grouper

United States: Georgia
- Grits
- peaches
- peanut

United States: Hawaii
- Plate lunch
- Poi
- Kalua pig
- Macaroni Salad

United States: Idaho
- potatoes

United States: Illinois
- Chicago-style Deep Dish Pizza
- Italian Beef
- Chicago Hot Dogs.

United States: Indiana
- Fried pork tenderloin

United States: Iowa
- Pork Chop
- Sweet corn
- Corn-fed Beef

United States: Kansas
- Barbecue

United States: Kentucky
- Fried chicken
- Burgoo
- Hot brown.

United States: Louisiana
- Jambalaya
- Gumbo
- Crawfish
- Po'boy.

United States: Maine
- lobster
- lobster roll
- New England Clam Chowder.

United States: Maryland
- Crab cakes

United States: Massachusetts
- Fluffernutter
- Baked beans
- Tollhouse cookies
- Bulkie roll
- New England boiled dinner

United States: Michigan
- Coney Dog
- Pasty
- Cherries

United States: Minnesota
- Hotdish
- Lutefisk

United States: Missouri
- Barbecue
- Gooey butter cake
- Provel cheese
- Missouri wine (including Norton)

United States: Montana
- Bison- Elk
- Huckleberries

United States: New Hampshire
- Maple Syrup

United States: New Jersey
- Blueberry muffins
- Pork roll
- Ripper (hot dog)

United States: New Mexico
- Bizcochito
- Burritos

United States: New York

United States: New York: New York City
- New York-style pizza
- Hot Dogs
- Bagels
- Manhattan Clam Chowder
- Soft Pretzel
- Kosher pickles
- Knishes

United States: New York: Long Island
- Bluefish
- Flounder
- Clams
- Iced Tea

United States: New York: Syracuse
- Hoffman Hot Dogs
- Coneys
- Chicken Riggies
- Salt potatoes
- Dinosaur Bar-b-que

United States: New York: Binghamton
- Spiedie

United States: New York: Buffalo
- Buffalo wings
- Beef on weck

United States: New York: Rochester
- Garbage Plate

United States: North Carolina
- North Carolina barbecue

United States: Ohio
- Cincinnati chili
- goetta

United States: Oklahoma
- Chicken Fried Steak
- Fried Chicken
- Cornmeal Fried Crappie (fish)
- Cream Gravy Made With Drippings
- French Fried Okra
- Okra Salad
- Frito Pie
- Ice Tea
- Doctor Pepper
- Grandma Walling's Lime Jello Salad

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United States: Oregon
- Dungeness Crab
- Salmon

United States: Pennsylvania - Scrapple- Sugar cookies United States: Pennsylvania: Philadelphia
- Philly cheesesteak
- Apees cookies
- Hoagie

United States: Pennsylvania : Pittsburgh
- Sandwiches topped with Fries & Cole Slaw and/or a Fried Egg
- Pierogies

United States: Rhode Island
- Jonnycakes
- Coffee Cabinets (aka Coffee Milk)
- Doughboys
- Clam Cakes
- Pizza strips.

United States: South Carolina
- Boiled Peanuts
- Grits

United States: South Dakota
- Fry Bread

United States: Tennessee
- Memphis Style Barbecue

United States: Texas
- Chili con Carne

United States: Utah
- Jello (?)
- Funeral Potatoes

United States: Vermont
- Corn Chowder
- Maple Syrup

United States: Virginia
- Smithfield Ham
- Hotel Roanoke Peanut Soup
- Brunswick Stew

United States: Washington
- Apples-
- Salmon
- Coffee (Starbucks)

United States: Wisconsin
- Beer-
- Bratwurst
- Frozen Custard
- Fish Fry
- Cheese Curds

United States Virgin Islands
- Kallalloo
- Fish and Fungee

Uruguay
- Chivito
- Asado

Uzbekistan
- Plov

Venezuela
- Pabellon criollo
- Hallaca
- arepas

Vietnam
- pho,
- banh xeo
- banh beo
- banh cu?n
- B�n Ch?
- B�n bo Hu?

Yemen
- Saltah
- Aseedah
- Zigni

National Drinks
National Liquors


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