People travel to different places with various purpose. Some of them want to have a break from their constant pressure of their lives, some others want to experience something new. If your aim is to truly understand a country and its culture, there is no better way that to try their local cuisines. Foods have their own language you can explore and understand better. Explore it through street foods, restaurants, and even communal cooking when visiting a country to give you the best experience.
Exploring the flavors that worthwhile when travelling
Your taste buds will become richer when you are willing to try new and different things from time to time. When you visit a country, do not miss the opportunity to try out their specialty of dishes. It may give you the best moment of all your travel journey.
Sushi in Japan
Sushi is no longer a rare food because you can find it practically everywhere no matter what country you visit. However, tasting original Sushi in the Japan will expose you to so much more. In Japan, there are many ways you can enjoy your Sushi. It is a must to try traditional Sushi served in different styles. Recommended Sushi include Gunkan and Chirasi can be found in Sushi restaurant or outlets in Japan. Be mindful of the rules of eating Sushi properly but it can be a great larning opportunity of new culture.
Escargot In France
Escargot may not be unfamiliar but it is still something unusual for some people around the world. You may not used to eating slimy snails but if you are willing to try different experience, might as well do it in the original country where escargot comes from. When trying escargot in France, you will get to taste a cooked land snail, with the hot butter and pesto blended together in such a great harmony.
Pho In Vietnam
Pho is such a popular dish but tasting the original version in Vietnam will bring you to another dimension. Pho is Vietnamese noodle dish consisting of broth with variety of local herbs for the flavor, linguine-shaped rice noodles, and meat (it can be either chicken or beef). Try the original broth without any sauce to fully savor the rich flavor. Your taste buds will be blasted with a burst of sweet and spicy flavors. Only then you may try to mix it with an array of sauces to your liking.
Hangi in New Zealand
Hangi is barbeque in Maori version you can find in New Zealand. For many people, it is considered a better version indeed with involves digging a massive hole in the ground then cooking your food in the ground. To cook it, meat and vegetables are put in the basket and hot rocks are placed in the pit with foods on top of them. Cover everything with earth so the heat won’t escape. Hangi usually consists of chicken, pork, lamb, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, and some vegetables. This is different barbeque style worth trying for when you visit New Zealand.