Wherever in the world you’re holidaying this year, from France
to South Africa
, one thing is certain, there will be a local delicacy or dish that you probably won’t have ever heard of. Whether you’re a foodie or not, trying local delicacies is a great way to explore and understand the culture of a different country. Food is an international language and whilst we’re not all as adventurous as others, trying local delicacies will not only endear you to the locals who see appreciation of their food and culture as a compliment, you might find a dish to die for!
Can you identify where in the world our top 10 holiday delicacies are from? (answers at the bottom)
- Squares of sponge cake, dipped in chocolate & rolled in Coconut.
2. Souvla -
Large pieces of meat cooked on a long skewer over a charcoal BBQ.
3. Wiener Schnitzel -
A dish consisting of a thin slice of veal that is breaded and fried.
4. Bougatsa -
A pastry consisting of either custard, cheese or minced meat filling between layers of Filo.
5. Pasteis De Nata -
An egg custard pastry dusted with cinnamon.
6. Haggis -
A dish consisting of sheep or calf offal.
7. Biltong -
A dried cured meat.
8. Paella -
A dish consisting of rice, saffron, chicken, seafood etc cooked in a large shallow pan.
9. Fondue -
A melted cheese dish served in a communal pot.
10. Baklava -
A rich and sweet dessert pastry made of layers of Filo filled with nuts and sweetened with syrup or honey.
Scroll down for answers...
1.Australia, 2.Cyprus, 3.Germany, 4.Greece, 5.Portugal, 6.Scotland, 7.South Africa, 8.Spain, 9.Switzerland, 10.Turkey