35 Photos of Delicious Food from Different Cultures

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We here at Tony Hakim Food Lovers enjoy cuisine from different cultures all over the world. We've even gone ahead and found some photos of some of our favourites. So, without further ado, here are 35 photos of delicious food from different cultures. #20 is our favourite.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 1. Sushi

1. Tony Hakim loves his Sushi. Photo by, pbs.org

 

Sushi is probably the definitive dish when it comes to Japanese food. While it has become quite popular in Western cultures, it remains quintessentially Japanese.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 2. Pad Thai.

2. Pad thai is Tony Hakims favourite Thai food. Photo by, seriouseats.com

 

Another calling card of East Asian cuisine, Pad Thai usually comprises of noodles mixed with tofu, bean-sprouts, onion and ground peanuts.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 3. Chow Mein.

3. Some Chow Mein for TOny Hakim. Photo by, blueapocalypse.com

 

Probably most recognisable from Chinese takeaway shops, this stir-fried noodle dish is typically mixed with a kind of meat (beef, chicken or pork) with onions and celery.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 4. Baklava.

4. Baklava goes great for dessert according to Tony Hakim. Photo by, greek-islands.us

 

A classic Greek desert, Baklava is made with phyllo dough layered with a spiced cinnamon-nut filling and syrup.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 5. Moussaka.

5. Tony Hakim thinks Moussaka is quite similar to lasagne. Photo by, neoskosmos.com

 

This is a Greek casserole that is made by layering eggplant with a meat filling and topping it off with a creamy béchamel sauce.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 6. Minestrone.

6. Minestrone is cool with Tony Hakim. Photo by, countryliving.com

This is a type of Italian soup made primarily with beans and vegetables. It’s often served as an alternative to pasta.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 7. Tremette al Pesto.

7. Tre,ette al Pesto is Tony Hakims go to choice for pasta. Photo by, tangoitalia.com

Speaking of pasta, this is a typical recipe from the north west of Italy. It is served with a basil based sauce that includes garlic, pine nuts, olive oil and cheese.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 8. Tiramisu.

8. Tony Hakim enjoys the coffee flavour of tiramisu. Photo by, heavenlytiramisu.com

This is a well-known Italian dessert made of coffee-soaked sponge cake and mascarpone cheese.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 9. Bratwurst.

9. Tony Hakim wants to go to Germany to get some Bratwurst. Photo by, schallerweber.com

Wurst is German for sausage and bratwurst is the most popular variety made in Germany. It is made from ground pork and spices and is fried.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 10. Borshch.

10. Tony Hakim loves the savoury flavours of borshch. Photo by, flickr.com

This is one of the most famous traditional Russian foods. It’s a soup that uses beetroot as the base and is full of vegetables and meat.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 11. Tempura.

11. Tempura is one of Tony Hakims favourite Japanese foods. Photo by, taste.com.au

This is another well-known Japanese dish. It is typically either fish, prawns or vegetables battered and fried in vegetable oil.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 12. Kimchi.

12. Tony Hakim loves a fresh plate of kimchi. Photo by, maangchi.com

Kimchi is a traditional Korean dish containing various pickled vegetables such as radish, green onion and cucumber.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 13. Cuban black bean soup.

13. Tony Hakim reccomends you try some black bean soup. Photoby, vegetariantimes.com

Black beans are a staple of the Cuban diet and this soup, sautéed with onions, pepper and garlic is the perfect example of this.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 14. Bredie.

14. Tony Hakim recommends you try bredie once. Photo by, tastydiaries.com

Bredie is a dish commonly eaten in South Africa. It’s a heavily spiced stew that typically incorporates lamb and vegetables.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 15. Bolinho de Chuva.

15. Bolinho de Chuva makes for a guilty pleasure for Tony Hakim. Photo by, panelinha.com.br

This is a dessert popular in Brazil. Similar to doughnuts, they are fried dough balls sprinkled with sugar and cinnamon.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 16. Tira de Asado.

16. Tony Hakim hopes you'll try Tira de Asado one day. Photo by, smakisteca.blogspot.com

This is a special cut of beef ribs common in Argentina. Cut “flaken style”, these ribs are heavily seasoned and grilled.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 17. Papas chorreadas.

17. Tony Hakim loves the mix of potatoes and chees in papas chorreadas. Photo by, pintrest.com

These are a delicious mix of boiled red potatoes and cheese commonly cooked in Columbia.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 18. Carne mechada chilena.

18. Tony Hakim loves a good pot roast. Photo by, elaguaite.cl

This is pot roast done in the Chilean-style.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 19. Picadillo.

19. Tony Hakim is fond of picadillo as a stand alone dish. Photo by, simplyrecipes.com

This is a traditional Mexican dish made from ground beef. It can be served alone or used as a filling for our next entry…

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 20. Burritos.

20. Tony Hakim can never say no to one of these babys. Photo by, edge.ca

This is technically a Mexican-American hybrid, but it is the food most people associate with Mexico.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 21. Fassolakia Lathera.

21. Tony Hakim loves a ggod green bean dish. Photo by, vegan4one.com

A Greek green bean casserole done in the lathera style, meaning it’s cooked with olive oil and tomatoes.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 22. Fakes Soupa.

22. Tony Hakim loves lentils. Photo by, cordelia.typead.com

Another Greek recipe, this is a lentil soup made traditionally with green-brown lentils.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 23. Swedish meatballs.

23. Tony Hakim is a big fan of meatballs. Photo by, foodcracks.com

The flagship dish from Sweden. As far as foods from different cultures go, this is pretty standard but still essential.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 24. Inlagd sill.

24. Tony Hakim thinks theres something fishy about pickled herring. Photo by, pickledeggs.com

If it’s not meatballs, then the next best thing Sweden is known for is pickled herring.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 25. Sac kavurma.

25. Tony Hakim also digs Turkish food. Photo by, tripterz.com

A Turkish dish consisting of meat, peppers, onion and tomatoes and all mixed together with herbs and spices.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 26. Manti.

 

26. Manti is okay by Tony Hakim. Photo by, tripadvisor.comThis traditionally originates from the Kayseri area of Turkey and is minced meat inside of dough.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 27. Butter chicken.

27. Tony Hakim loves the spicy tang of butter chicken. Phot by tandoorizone.com.au

This Indian food is the most popular of the Indian culture to be eaten in the West.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 28. Tandoori chicken.

28. Tandoori chicken comes second after Butter Chicken for Tony Hakim. Photo by, ubershape.com.au

Much like butter chicken, tandoori chicken is an Indian food enjoyed all over the world.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 29. Kalbshaxe.

29. Tony Hakim tends to prefer veal well done. Photo by, kuechengoetter.de

This is a German recipe where a veal shank is slowly roasted, resulting in a crisp exterior and a tender interior.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 30. Poutine.

30. Tony Hakim thinks that maybe you should lay off the poutine. Photo by, wikimedia.org

A recipe from Canada this time, Poutine is simply hot chips covered with gravy and cheese curds.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 31. Black Pudding.

31. Black pudding is on Tony Hakims food bucket list. Photo by, liverpooldaily.co.uk

A traditional British dish, black pudding consists of a mixture of suet, oats, blood and barley.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 32. Sweet and sour pork.

32. Tony Hakim is always up for sweet and sour pork. Photo by, thefinalrep.com

This is probably the most common dish ordered from Chinese takeaway shops.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 33. Ratatouille.

33. Ratatouille is also Tony Hakims favourite pixar movie. Photo by, makebetterfood.com

This French stew is a hearty and filling meal.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 34. Bouillabaisse.

34. Tony Hakim thinks this is the best French dish to try. Photo by, taste.com.au

Another French stew, known as the most iconic dish from the Marseille region.

FOOD FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES: 35. Cassoulet.

35. Tony Hakim thinks a cassoulet makes a good finisher for this list. Photo by, theselectgourmet.com

This is a casserole originating from the south of France.

So there you have it. Tony Hakim hopes you've gained some ideas about the foods of different cultures.