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The Travel Food Atlas blog is an exploration of food in countries all around the world. We hope to showcase some of the incredible, delicious and wonderful things they eat in different countries around the world and we hope it inspires you to follow us throughout the journey.

Finnish Food: 10 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Finland

Finland is known to be the happiest country in the world. Because of that, it is a growing travel destination in the Nordic region as many people have been fascinated not only by the sceneries and the people but also the exquisite Scandinavian cuisine. Most Popular Finishes Dishes Other than being the happiest country, Finns …

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Polish Food: 13 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Poland

Polish cuisine is famous for its simplicity and diversity. Poland is one of the countries with the highest meat consumption in the world. There are many lakes and rivers in Poland, which is why fish also plays an important role in Poland’s cuisine. You are likely to come across Polish dishes made with herring, cod …

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Sri Lankan Food: 10 Must-Try Authentic Dishes

Sri Lanka, an island in the Indian Sea just south of India, is not just a country famed for its beaches and tea. It is also a country of exquisite South Asian cuisine with a wide variety of aromatic curries and rice dishes. Popular Sri Lankan Dishes Sri Lankan cuisine usually revolves around different varieties …

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Norwegian Food: 9 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Norway

With its northern half located in the Arctic Circle, Norway is a country with a magnificent and abundant nature that includes a massive coastline centered on fjords, magnificent mountains, ski resorts, lakes and forests. Norway is famous for its frequent northern lights and is also visited by many tourists from all over the world. Most …

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Traditional Cambodian Food: 9 Must-Try Dishes of Cambodia

The cuisine of Cambodia is heavily influenced by neighboring countries, namely Thailand, Laos and Vietnam. Therefore, those who have already been to these other Southeast Asian countries will likely be broadly familiar with the typical flavors and South East Asian styles of cooking. Most Popular Cambodian Dishes Cambodian dishes tend to be easy to prepare, …

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Russian Rassolnik Recipe

Rassolnik (Russian: рассольник) is a Russian pickled cucumber soup that is famous for its salty and sour taste. It is prepared with vegetables and meat, typically beef.  Pickled cucumbers give this soup its signature aroma, while beef, pearl barley and potatoes make it a hearty main course meal. However, strict attention is paid to what other …

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Konpeitō: The Traditional Japanese Sugar Candy

Konpeitō is a small, cute sugar confectionery that is consumed during the Hinamatsuri festival in Japan. Additionally, it is a popular gift for weddings and childbirth celebrations. To understand the popularity and significance of these candies, let’s go all the way back to the origin of Konpeitō. History of Konpeitō Konpeitō, along with castella and …

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Cameroonian Food: 10 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Cameroon

Cameroon is a country located in the heart of West Africa. Abundantly blessed with wildlife and varied terrain, Cameroon borders Nigeria and is situated right amongst many other major African nations, of which the cuisine is a vivid reflection. Cameroonian cuisine is inspired by the mix of different cultural groups and diverse ethnicities from across …

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Irish Foods: 10 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Ireland

When thinking about traditional Irish food, many people tend to think of bland, boring, unseasoned dishes consisting mainly of potatoes. Those people would be only half right. Typical Irish dishes rely heavily on ingredients such as potatoes, meat, vegetables and bread; but the arrangement can make each meal incredibly hearty, comforting and filling. Granted, most …

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Fesikh: The Egyptian Deadly Smelly Fish Delicacy

Fesikh, sometimes spelled Fseekh, is a type of mullet dish that is eaten as it is in Arab countries, especially Egypt, on Eid al-Fitr and after the month of Ramadan. It is known for having a very pungent smell and for the fact that it can be deadly if not prepared correctly. Alternatively, Fesikh is …

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Mongolian Food: 10 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Mongolia

On the surface Mongolian cuisine can be quite simple. Utilising a variety of meats such as mutton, beef, horse, sheep, camel, and even marmot which are then typically paired with vegetables, noodles, pasta or rice. Vegetables play a hugely important role in traditional Mongolian meals as much of the ingredients and cooking techniques originate from …

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Zimbabwean Food: 10 Must-Try Dishes of Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean food is usually defined by fresh ingredients and traditional recipes unchanged over decades. Many Zimbabwean dishes are considered to be staple dishes in Africa as they utilise ingredients that are abundant across much of the continent. Zimbabweans have always been very resourceful when it comes to preparing their food. They tend to maximize the …

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Japanese Food: 14 Must-Try Dishes of Japan

Japanese cuisine is famous around the world for its taste, variety of seasonal dishes and a wide range of health benefits. With its aesthetics of beautifully presented food and the use of fresh, high quality, seasonal ingredients, it’s no wonder that Japanese dishes are so delicious and loved by people around the world. Most Popular …

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Afghan Food: 12 Traditional Dishes of Afghanistan

Afghanistan is a landlocked country located in the centre of the Asia, bordering on and often considered to be part of the Middle East. Historical landmarks, cultural heritage attractions and incredible landscapes are part of Afghanistan’s appeal to tourists. Most Popular Afghan Dishes The cuisine of Afghanistan is one of the least well-known throughout the …

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Nepali Food: 10 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Nepal

Nepal is famous for its towering mountain landscapes and is home to eight of the highest peaks in the world. It also has a burgeoning culinary scene that is criminally underrated. Nepal is a fascinating place for any tourist, with a delightful blend of satisfying flavors to explore throughout the country. Nepalese cuisine is greatly …

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Venezuelan Food: 10 Must-Try Dishes of Venezuela

Venezuela is popularly known for its magnificent natural landscapes, tropical jungles and its diverse wildlife. It is an amazing place to visit for food lovers (when safe to do so), because of the country’s outstanding culinary traditions which epitomises Latin American cuisine. Most Popular Venezuelan Foods Venezuelan cuisine is inspired by a range of African, …

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Uzbek Food: 10 Must-Try Dishes of Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan is well-known for its Islamic architecture of the Registan in Samarkand, the ancient walled city of Khiva and the towering Kalyan Minaret of Bukhara. But what people do not hear much about the country is its unique and exceptional cuisine. The Uzbek cuisine is widely influenced by other countries from all over Asia and …

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