10 must-try culinary specialties from around the world

Pizza is Italian bread dough formed into a circle and baked with tomatoes and mozzarella. Naples-style pizza is a mainstay of Italian cuisine. 

Pizza in Italy

Curry is classic Indian food. It usually contains meat, veggies, and spices. Tamil "kari," meaning sauce, is the root of "curry." 

Curry in India

Traditional Vietnamese pho has noodles, beef, and a flavored broth. It's a popular Vietnamese and international meal that may be made in numerous ways.

Pho in Vietnam

Traditional French dish: pain perdu. Day-old bread is soaked in milk and eggs and pan-cooked. Simple and delicious, this recipe can be customized to your tastes.

Pain perdu in France

Paella is a Spanish rice, vegetable, and meat or seafood dish. The Valence region of Spain makes the traditional paella, which has several varieties.

Paella in Spain

Ramen is a pork or chicken broth soup with Chinese noodles. It is popular at Japanese izakaya taverns and soba homes. 

Ramen in Japan

The classic Tex-Mex dish chili con carne is made with ground pig or beef with kidney beans. Usually served with rice, tortillas, or toast.

Chili con carne in Mexico

English fish and chips are traditionally served with beer. The dish includes chips and fried fish.

Fish and chips in England

Chinese noodles—steamed, sautéed, or in soup—are essential to Chinese cuisine. They appear in many Southeast Asian dishes nowadays.

Chinese noodles in China

Hungarian goulash is characteristic. In a rich paprika-based sauce, cubed beef or meat is cooked. 

Goulash in Hungary