Street Food You Must Try from Around the World

Street food has been around for years and in most corners of the globe, yet it is only recently that such variety is on offer in the UK. Historically, we’d have to trek all corners of the globe to access such delights and whilst this still holds much appeal, how wonderful it is to be able to enjoy such an array of street food offerings without having leaving the country!

So let’s take a quick virtual tour of the best street food on offer in the world…and if you find your mouth watering after reading about all of these delicious street food dishes, you’ll be pleased to know you don’t have to travel to the ends of the earth to enjoy such cultural treats! PenniBlack offer a wide range of street food catering options, bringing vibrant cultural cuisine to any private, corporate or commercial parties, events and functions.

Morocco: Tagine

This North African stew is slow cooked in an earthenware pot over hot coals. Typically, this flavourful stew’s main ingredients include meat, vegetables, herbs, spices and occasionally fruit and nuts.

Japan: Dango

Served on skewers, these little dumplings are made of rice flour and cooked over an open fire. They’re usually served with various accompaniments including sesame seeds and sweet chestnut paste.

Germany: Currywurst

An iconic cultural dish of Germany since 1949, Currywurst combines pork sausage with curried ketchup! Generally served with bread or fries this is one heart street food choice.

Mexico: Tacos al pastor

This street food dish is a marriage between Lebanese and Mexico which evolved to consist of marinated split grilled meat served on small tortillas with toppings such as onions, lime juice and hot salsa.

Canada: Poutine

Hailed Canada’s ultimate comfort food, the street food dish Poutine consists of chips, gravy and cheese curds. What a winning combo!

Czech Republic: Chimney Cake

Far from just a donut, these giant spiral-shaped sweet treats are made from batter wrapped around a large spit which is cooked, rolled in sugar and served with heaps of Nutella.

India: Masala Dosa

Found in the Southern parts of India, this is one of the most popular street food in India. Served with sambar and chutney, it’s simply delicious.

Poland: Zapiekanka

Traditionally served hot with ketchup, popular Polish street food Zapiekanka is simply half a baguette topped with mushroom, cheese and sometime other toppings such as ham, sausage, onion and sweetcorn which is toasted under a grill.

Italy: Arancini

These deep fried savoury snacks are typically made of risotto rice, mozzarella and ragu and coated in breadcrumbs. They’re a tasty treat enjoyed by many.

South Korea: Tteokbokki

Originating in Japan, this unusual dish is one of the most popular in South Korea. Comprising of rice cakes stir-fried in a chilli sauce of varying degrees of heat!

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