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Al pastor (Spanish; "Shepherd style") is a dish developed in
Mexico City, likely as a result of the adoption of the Shawarma spit-grilled
meat brought by Lebanese immigrants to Mexico. Having derived from the
Shawarma, it is also similar to the Turkish
döner kebab and the Greek
which is also based on the döner...
is a bread product, traditionally shaped by hand into
the form of a ring from yeasted wheat dough, roughly hand-sized, which is first
boiled for a short time in water and then baked. The result is a dense, chewy,
doughy interior with a browned and sometimes crisp exterior...
a single-portion takeout or home-packed meal common in Japanese cuisine.
A traditional bento consists of rice, fish or meat, and one or more
pickled or cooked vegetables, usually in a box-shaped container...
A bratwurst is a
sausage usually composed of veal, pork or beef. The name is German, derived from
Old High German brätwurst, from brät-, which is finely chopped meat and
-wurst, or sausage. Bratwurst are usually grilled and sometimes
cooked in broth or beer...
A burrito, or taco de harina, is a type of food found in Mexican and Tex-Mex
cuisine. It consists of a flour
tortilla wrapped or folded around a filling. The
flour tortilla is usually lightly grilled or steamed, to soften it and make it
more pliable. In Mexico, refried beans, Mexican rice, or meat are usually the
only fillings and the tortilla is smaller in size...
A cheeseburger is a
cheese on top of the patty. The term itself is a portmanteau of the
words "cheese" and "hamburger." The cheese is usually sliced, then added
a short time before the hamburger finishes cooking to allow it to
A cheesesteak, also known as a Philadelphia cheesesteak,
Philly cheesesteak, or steak and cheese, is a sandwich made from thinly sliced
pieces of steak and melted cheese in a long roll. The cheesesteak is one of the
favorite foods of the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania...
A Chicago-style hot dog is a steamed, boiled or grilled
hot dog on a poppy seed bun,
originating from the city of Chicago, Illinois...
is one of the national dishes of the
Crimean Tatars and is made from unleavened
dough filled with ground lamb, onions and spices, fried in oil. It is a
common street food in Tatarstan and other former ex-USSR countries...
A croquette is a small fried food roll containing usually as
main ingredients mashed potatoes, and/or minced meat, shellfish, fish, vegetables, and soaked white bread, egg, onion, spices
and herbs, wine, milk, or any of the combination thereof, often encased in breadcrumbs...
Currywurst, a large-format fried or grilled sausage cut into
thick slices and seasoned with spicy ketchup and generous amounts of
powder, usually served with french fries — a popular snack
originating in early 1950s Berlin...
Döner kebab (Turkish: döner kebap, literally
"rotating roast"), is a Turkish dish made of lamb meat cooked on a
vertical spit and sliced off to order. Two derived dishes are called shawarma in
Arabic and gyros in Greek, although ingredients and sauces differ...
is a fried ball or
patty made from spiced chickpeas and/or fava beans. Originally from Egypt,
falafel is a popular form of street food or fast food in the Middle East...
Fish and chips may
be the most popular and identifiable English dish, and is traditionally served
with a side order of mushy peas with salt and vinegar as condiments. England has
a large number of restaurants and take-away shops selling this dish...
A gordita in Mexican cuisine is a food which is
characterized by a small, thick
tortilla made with masa harina (corn flour). The gordita is in
contrast to a
taco, which uses a thinner tortilla.
Gordita means "fatty" in Spanish...
Gyros or gyro is a Greek dish, consisting of meat, tomato, onion, and
tzatziki sauce, and is served with pita bread. Gyros may also refer to the
sandwich, which consists of the same ingredients...
Haggis is a dish containing sheep's 'pluck' (heart, liver and
lungs), minced with onion, oatmeal, suet, spices, and salt, mixed with stock,
and traditionally boiled in the animal's stomach for approximately three hours...
A hamburger (or burger, for short) is a sandwich
consisting of a cooked patty of ground meat, usually ranging from beef,
pork, and/or turkey placed in an open, wheat bun or between two slices
A hot dog (also known as a frankfurter, frank,
weenie) is a moist sausage of soft, even texture and flavor, often made
from advanced meat recovery or meat slurry. Most types are fully cooked, cured
An Italian beef is a sandwich of thin slices of
roast beef, dripping with meat juices, on a dense, long
Italian-style roll, believed to have originated in Chicago, where
its history dates back at least to the 1930s...
A knish is a German, Eastern European, and
Yiddish snack food made popular in North America by Jewish immigrants,
eaten widely by Jewish and non-Jewish peoples alike.
A knish consists of a filling covered with dough that is either
baked, grilled, or deep fried...
Mititei or mici
(Romanian for little or small ones) is a traditional Romanian dish,
grilled minced-meat rolls made from beef (usually mixed with mutton and pork),
which contain garlic, black pepper, thyme, coriander, anise, savory and
sometimes a touch of paprika...
Nachos are a popular snack food, originating in Mexico and
associated with Tex-Mex cuisine. In their simplest form, nachos are usually
tortilla chips or totopos covered in melted cheese. First created circa 1943 by
Ignacio "Nacho" Anaya, the original nachos consisted of fried tortilla chips
covered with melted cheese and jalapeño peppers...
Nan-e kabab (Persian: نان كباب)
(bread with kabab) is a
national dish of Iran. The meal is simple, consisting of
kabab, of which there
are several Persian varieties, and a type of Persian flat bread (specifically
Panini are Italian sandwiches.
In Italy, a panino is customarily made from
a small roll or loaf of bread, typically a
ciabatta or a rosetta. The loaf is
cut horizontally and filled with
salami, ham, cheese,
Pizza is a world-popular dish of Neapolitan origin, made with an
oven-baked, flat, generally round bread that is often covered with tomatoes or a
tomato-based sauce and cheese. Other toppings are added according to region,
culture, or personal preference...
Pølser is a type of boiled sausage very common in Denmark.
Since hot dog stands are ubiquitous in Denmark some people regard pølser
as one of the national dishes. Their most noticeable aspect is that the skin often contains a traditional red dye making
it bright red...
A pork chop bun is one of the most famous and popular snacks
in Macau. The bun is extremely crispy outside and very soft inside. A freshly
deep-fried or pan-fried
pork chop is filled into the bun horizontally. Macau
pork chop buns are made to order...
A quesadilla is a Mexican snack food made of cheese (and
occasionally other ingredients) on a folded corn or wheat
tortilla and cooked
until the cheese melts. The word comes from Spanish, and literally means either
"cheese tortilla" or "cheesecake"...
Smørrebrød (originally smør og brød; Danish for "butter and
bread") usually consists of a piece of buttered rye bread (rugbrød), a dense,
dark brown bread...
Stinky tofu is a form of fermented
tofu that has a strong
odor. It is a popular snack in East and Southeast Asia, particularly Hong Kong,
Taiwan, Indonesia, and Mainland China, where it is usually found at night
markets or roadside stands, or as a side dish in lunch bars...
A submarine sandwich, also known as a sub, grinder,
hero, torpedo, bocadillo or
roll, is a sandwich that consists of an oblong roll split lengthwise either into two pieces or opened
in a "V" on one side, and filled with various meats, cheeses, vegetables,
spices, and sauces...
Sushi is vinegar rice, topped with other
ingredients, such as fish. Sliced raw fish alone is called
distinct from sushi. The common ingredient across all the different
kinds of sushi is sushi rice...
Tapas is the name of a wide variety of appetizers, or
snacks, in Spanish cuisine. They may be cold (such as mixed olives and cheese)
or warm (such as puntillitas, which are battered, fried baby squid)...
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