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Falafel

These yummy deep-fried balls made of fava beans and chickpeas are a famous Middle Eastern side dish eaten with hummus. It is believed that Coptic Christians from Egypt invented this as a replacement for meat during Lent.
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Pho

The trendy noodle soup Pho—pronounced as "fuh"—is practically available at every street corner of Vietnam. It is best loved as a breakfast dish comprising a base of rice noodles topped with sliced raw beef in a spicy beef broth.
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Buffalo wings

Who doesn't love a plate full of hot wings? As the name undoubtedly goes, these crispy deep fried wings served with cayenne pepper hot sauce, originated in 1964 in Buffalo, New York.
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Guacamole

Is there anything you can't pair with a bowl of guac? We guess not. Originally from Mexico, this versatile avocado-based dip is a major part of global and American cuisines.
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Butter chicken

A super creamy cashew and tomato-based curry with tender, juicy chicken pieces, butter chicken is a popular curry that represents Indian cuisine all over the world.
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Mozzarella sticks

This delicious bread-fried cheese delicacy dates back to medieval France, with its first recipe quoted in a handbook for French wives called the Le Ménagier de Paris in 1393.
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Deep dish pizza

The pizza is from Italy, but this is the American cousin. The deep dish pizza was invented at Chicago's Pizzeria Ricardo in 1943.
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Schnitzel

The most loved dish from Viennese cuisine, the name ‘schnitzel' has been patented by Austria and can be used only for thinly pounded bread-fried veal cutlets. National Wiener Schnitzel Day is celebrated every September 9th.
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Balut

This fertilized duck embryo dish is listed as one of the most disgusting foods of the world and is a street food delicacy in the Philippines. It is also believed to be a great aphrodisiac.
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Panna cotta

This rich creamy Italian dessert is said to have originated in the early 1900s by a Hungarian woman who lived in Piedmont, Italy. It is now a popular dessert available in every Italian restaurant.
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Paella

A global dish, paella has numerous variations and is a traditional staple Spanish dish that is cooked over a wood fire. The name comes from a Valencian word la paella, which means a cooking pan.
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Poutine

Fries, gravy, and cheese curds - what's not to like about poutine? Invented during the 1950s in Quebec, this meal is Canada's national dish and is a permanent fixture on every McDonald's menu across the country.
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Steak and kidney pie

Diced steak, onion, and kidney - Britain on a plate. It's one of the national dishes of Britain and has many rhyming cockney slang names, like "Kate and Sydney Pie."
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Som Tam

Som Tam is believed to have originated from an ethnic Lao dish named Tam Som, but its exact origin is not recorded. Variations of this sour and spicy papaya salad are made throughout Southeast Asia.
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Lechón

Not the only national dish of the Philippines, lechón is a Spanish word for a roasted suckling pig and is prepared throughout the year for every celebration, especially Christmas.
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Century eggs

These eggs are on the world's most disgusting foods list, yet a delicacy in Chinese cuisine. Preserved for weeks or months together, century eggs are believed to be a great aphrodisiac.
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Currywurst

Created in Berlin by Herta Heuwer in 1949, the currywurst is beyond a casual sausage. It's boiled and then fried and topped with curry sauce. More than 800 million currywursts are eaten every year in Germany.
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Bulgogi

Originating from a Korean word that literally means "fire meat," bulgogi is a popular grilled barbecue-style meat dish that is believed to have originated between 37 BCE and 668 CE.
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Peking duck

An iconic Chinese dish, the preparation of peking duck dates back to the Northern and Southern dynasties. Opened in 1416, Bianyifang was the first restaurant to specialize in peking roast duck.
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Kabuli pulao

Also called Qabili Palaw, the national dish was created by upper-class families of Afghanistan and the dish was thought of as superior food that could only be afforded by the wealthy.
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Goulash

Tracing back to the 9th century, goulash is the nation's most well-known dish. The name comes from the Hungarian word gulyás, which originally meant "herdsman."
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Black pudding

Made from animal blood (mostly pigs), fat, and oatmeal, black pudding is basically a type of blood sausage. Widely eaten across the UK and Ireland, the annual World Black Pudding Throwing Championships are held in Lancashire every September.
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Anzac biscuits

Simple bikkies made of flour, oats, coconut, sugar, and golden syrup, Anzac biscuits are specially baked and eaten on Anzac Day, which honours the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC).
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Eggs Benedict

According to the New York Times, in 1894, hungover Wall Street broker Lemuel Benedict ordered a breakfast of poached eggs, bacon, buttered toast, and a pitcher of hollandaise sauce at the old Waldorf Hotel in New York.
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Beef Wellington

Britain's most indulgent steak dish, Beef Wellington is a decadent preparation of meat wrapped in pastry. It is believed to be named after the first Duke of Wellington—Arthur Wellesley—after he vanquished Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of Waterloo.
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Apple Brown Betty

A fall dessert dating back to colonial times, the Apple Brown Betty is a simpler version of an apple pie without the crust. National Apple Betty Day is observed each year on October 5.

Guess the country from the dish

There is no love more sincere than the love for food. If you're a know-it-all foodie, then try guessing the countries from which these foods originally belong. Take this quiz and find out if you really know about food as much as you think you do!

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