RU  UK  EN
Articles  >  Imagine  >  On the Move. Street food from around the world. Part 2

On the Move. Street food from around the world. Part 2

Do you happen to get hungry? That is great as we go on with our story about the most popular street food from around the world. It’s freshly cooked - fall to, you guys! Let's start with the South Asian countries, namely Singapore - seafood-rich in vitamins and minerals occupy a key place in the diet of residents ...

Singapore

In South Asian countries, seafood rich in vitamins and minerals occupy a key place in the diet of the inhabitants. Perhaps, because of this Asians live longer and better, managing to work and enjoy themselves a lot. Thus, when you got hungry walking the streets of Singapore, look for not fast food, so familiar to eye and stomach, but for bright carts catering super nutritious and healthy chili crab. This resident of the seas and oceans is fried with vegetables and eggs in sweet and sour sauce. It tastes bitter and sweet. The locals are just crazy about this dish which was invented in the 50’s of the past century by female cook Cher Yam Tian.Photo fishki.net

Tel Aviv, Israel

For Israeli delicacies we should go to the Frishman street in Tel Aviv. According to the reviews of local residents, there is cooked the most delicious in the Middle East, and therefore in the world, sabic. Pita is filled with hummus, eggs, mango juice, sauces, lettuce, pickles and the main ingredient - grilled eggplants. It is simply impossible to put off.Photo excursiopedia.com

China

In the territory of almost the whole country, skewered grasshoppers are considered to be one of the most popular street foods. View of such a bunch provokes a gag reflex to the most Europeans, but if you dare to sample this delicacy, the Chinese would respect you. These insects have been eaten by the residents of The Heavenly Empire for long time, because they contain proteins, so they are very nutritious which is important for hard-working people. It may comfort someone that those specious that are served in restaurants and eateries are grown on special farms, plantations, so they are the most sterile.20655510636_0f2fab3c26_b.jpgPhoto hiveminer.com

Nairobi, Kenya

In African countries, putting on the ritzy is not accepted, so the most popular ready-to-eat food there is usually snack the most accessible in terms of price. The streets of Nairobi are lined with small trays, where everyone can regale sambusa - pies, known on other continents as samsa. Kenyans simply decided not to limit to meat as the main stuffing, so their dish can vary being stuffed with peas, onions, lentils, whatever they have at hand. By the way, tourists from the CIS countries are very surprised when they see on the shelves almost "classical Russian pies".Photo upload.wikimedia.org

See also: On the Move. Street food from around the world

Rotterdam, the Netherlands

The Dutch almost by force make all people living in Northern Europe believe that they came up with the idea to sell herring as street food. Calling their dish Hollandse Nieuwe, the residents of tulips country are terribly proud of their delicacy. The Scandinavians do not argue with this "pioneering" and just keep enjoying fresh fish. It is often served in a crispy bun, nicely seasoned with onions and spices, depending on which it tastes either sweet or sour, or spicy. Netherlands gourmets and connoisseurs especially advise to consume herring from late May to mid-June, when it has reached the best condition. And they also recommend to stock some water, as it makes eater thirsty.Photo jojoscope.com

Ottawa, Canada

Though the international situation on the planet is aggravated, the Canadians will still like the family name of the Russian President, as a favourite street snack of many of them is called poutine - French fries, richly poured with gravy and sprinkled with cheese curd. Irony is the only world to describe the fact that the dish name is translated as "a mess". This ancient popular snack is mentioned in many local legends and tales as miraculous food bestowing heroes with strength.Photo farm4.staticflickr.com

Bahia State, the city of Salvador, Brazil

We did our best to pinpoint the spot where people cannot imagine their menu without acarajé - masterpiece brought to Brazil from Africa. This appetizing "burger" is scones made from peeled black-eyed peas, stuffed with lettuce, cashew paste, tomatoes, garlic and, of course, seafood. The city of Salvador, located in the north-east of the country, is a home to a subculture of people, mostly women, who cook acarajé. The cooks are distinguished by calico dresses, necklaces and scarves. If you study their family tree, it turns out that they are the descendants of slaves from the Black continent, so to cooking of this dish is bred in their bone. All the country knows about the delicacy, so the place is often visited by both gourmets and cultural studies scholars, who believe acarajé to be an essential part of African culture in Brazil.Photo livejournal.com

Cover photo livejournal.com

It will be interesting:
Let's have a seat! Part two
Some time ago we wrote about the unusual benches adorning streets of various cities. One article was not enough to "fit" all the benches we liked, so today meet the second part of the review.
Departure: Amsterdam
If you spent half a day enjoying chips with mayonnaise, herring, eel and cheese; your imagination managed to find solutions for all the riddles of the universe while waiting for hours in endless queue to the Rijksmuseum; and within a couple of hours you were almost knocked down on the road thrice, it means, no doubt, you were spending that day in Amsterdam.
Amazons from tribe mosuo​: Conservation of feminism in the shadow of Himalayas
Composers of antiutopias predict hundreds of sorrows to the people of the future who are from times to times forbidden to celebrate weddings, however, it seems, everything is not so terrible. In Chinese province Yun Nan near the foot of Himalayas the matriarch tribe mosuo resides that is not familiar with the concept of marriage at all.
Along the waves of time: historic Sailing vessels of Estonia
History of Estonia isn’t preserved in scrolls of parchment but in leaden chronicles of the North Sea. Winding coastline three thousand kilometers long has seen millions of sails starting with striped cloths of drakkars to nap-of-the-earth flight of clippers over the waves in the era of steam and electricity.
Burned out? No big deal!
All too often when bulbs in our apartments get burned out, we throw them away without a second thought: what’s the use of it now? But add a dab of imagination – and “properly made” hands can work miracles. If you have a child, then a burned out illumination tool may turn into a wonderful handmade toy...
Fight like a woman. The fight club of flying cholit
The free fight has not feminine face. The good girl could smile in a pretty way and care colorful dress but not strike out wildly. But in the fierce Ands such gentle flowers do not grow. The true Bolivian cholit will be quick on the uptake, and it is able to fill in if necessary. But on Sunday, having gathered the starched skirts, she will desperately go to fight
Lakes that are changing the idea of the power of the nature
At the bare mention of the word lake, our imagination pictures soothing, nostalgia-laden images of quite pond cosily embraced by the grassy hills. OUTLOOK prepared a selection of the most spectacular lakes, which will change your understanding of this work of nature. Each of them has something to surprise, whether it is unusual water shade, or frightening ability to petrify living creatures.
Everyone needs money. Currency of the world
They are referred to differently in every other place but are loved, probably, in the same way everywhere. Sure enough, we talk about money or more precisely their “second names” because alongside official ones currencies have common nicknames which is not so well known, but clearly deserves attention!
White gold of Tianxia. Chinese porcelain
The civilization of ancient China was one of the first to discover porcelain. It is established that back in II millennium BC the firing temperature of pottery found in the Yellow River was close to 1200 ° C. According to some researchers, the invention of porcelain was dictated by the desire to find a replacement for greenstone and jade.
Chinese infrastructure: Unusual bridge that connects Macau and Hong Kong
When skeptics say that the greatest things have already been built by humanity, pointing at various and really outstanding works of engineering thought, they are most often poorly informed and hardly look beyond developed Western countries. In the meanwhile, for example, in China, the state raises simply unheard of infrastructure projects.
Life on water: 7 little-known Venice competitors
When we hear about "water city", Venice immediately comes to mind, doesn’t it? Tranquil gondolas, narrow waterways, gentle light of the evening sun and ancient architecture create that heady romantic cocktail which attracts tourists from all over the world to the Italian city.
Forgotten art: Chinese ceremony in South Korea
After the walking along the boisterous streets of Seoul one wants to take it easy in a café drinking a cup of flavored tea, however, it never happens like that. Good teahouses are found out only near Buddhist monasteries or at the bohemian pedestrian street Insadon. Chinese ceremony in Korea that is incomparable with the rough schedule of offices and remaining the joy of wise people and privilege of the masters.
Know Ukrainians: Chrystia Freeland
In today continuation of our rubrics about the famous Ukrainians who have changed the world here and now, we would like to tell about incredibly dynamic Chrystia Freeland. She is journalist, writer and currently known as the successful politician. Having ethnic belonging to Ukraine, she fluently speaks the national language representing a wonderful example of a strong will.
The most stunning flower fields in the world
Flower fields and valleys are impressive and attract attention of the most discerning connoisseurs of beauty. Multi-coloured deposits of fragrant plants adorn vast valleys of almost every country, in the most distant parts of the world. We offer several options for such floral carpets for every taste.
Rice fields: Grains of unbelievable beauty
- Do you want to try some rice? - such a question is greeted by guests in China. And if the owners are also farmers, they can invite you on an unusual excursion and show you the masterpiece of natural art. The grass which we often eat without thinking about its aesthetics, at the time of growing resembles a blanket woven from multi-colored rags ...
Shrimp fishing at Oostduinkerke: Horses for courses
If early morning you walk along sandy beaches of Oostduinkerke, located in one of Belgium western provinces, you can see several suns. One, of course, is in the sky, and others are bright yellow spots riding horses carrying heavy wicker baskets, while plying the shallows along the North Sea coast for shrimps. Oostduinkerke and shrimps are hand and glove, so horseback shrimping is still practiced here.
Palio del Papero: Not just birds
There are so many things that Italy mixes in its cauldron: gondolas that travel along olive-green rivers, scorching sun that, like a juice, flows into the bottle of Pisa Tower, entwined spagetti of streets and crusts of squares covered in a mixture of Italian herbs and dialects. Also, it has ducks in its teasury. Oh yes, it is these creatures that allow you feel a flavor of genine national distinctive. And this ducktale is over thirty years old.
Your breakfast, Sir! How people start their day around the world
A mini toast, a slice of cheese and a sip of strong coffee. "That is not a buffet!" a waiter will pronounce indignantly, looking at the disgruntled tourist’s face. The generous Ukrainian soul cannot understand how locals manage to eat their full with that. Therefore, before going to a new country, you need to know exactly whether in the evening you should prepare a couple of sandwiches to indulge them in the morning,...
Sentosa – The whole Singapore in one island
To fully experience a country with the territory of over 700 square meters in merely a couple-of-days-long walking tour is very much possible. And no superpowers like teleportation or ability to move at light speed are needed for that. It is enough to head for Sentosa Island that pertains to the Republic of Singapore and completely reflects its specialties. And all that against no more than 100 dollars!
Underwater museums
A few centuries ago sea transport was not just the most popular, but the only way to get from point A to point B. However, as you know, force majeure occur on any roads, even on water routs, and through a long history of mankind many ships did not manage to reach their destination ports and ended underwater. Nevertheless, the relative "reservation" allows wreck vessels to live a second life as a museum.
Close
Outlook facebook page