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Most Popular Cuisines in the World

February 26, 2011 9:53 AM

Most Popular Cuisines in the WorldFoods are the most essential part of our lives and a cuisine is the integral part of every food. Now, as the world is increasingly turning into a global village, foods and recipes are also traveling with the people. Foods now are not restricted to a particular geographical area or society. You can almost find a popular cuisine in any part of the world, no matter where it comes from.

So, what are the most popular cuisines in the world? Well, there is no formula to judge. However, we have compiled the list of worlds some of the most popular cuisines.

Here is the list of top 10 most popular cuisines in the world.
1 | Chinese

Wherever you go, Chinese foods are ready to welcome you. Chinese noodles and fried rice are one of the most sought after food items in the world. Chinese foods are rich in taste and light on pocket.

2 | Italian

Not many people around the world who love Pizza and Pasta even know where they are originated from. Only these two items are enough to tell about the popularity of Italian cuisine. One of the most loved foods all around the world, Pizza is today served in hundreds of varieties.

3 | Thai

Most people confuse Thai Cuisine with the Chinese but it is different in essence. Thai food is balanced mix of sweet, sour and spice.

4 | Indian

Probably no other food in the world offers kind of variety as Indian food is known for. Most people identify Indian cuisine with typical north Indian foods, but it has much more to offer. South Indian food items are in fact almost as popular as north Indian are. But, the real treats of Indian cuisine are chicken and fish tikkas, naan and sweet dishes.

5 | American

American cuisine is capable of making into any list of popular cuisines just on the strength of a food item which is probably the most popular in the world along with Pizza. It is nothing other than Burger. American cuisine has become more popular due to its well chained restaurants of fast foods.

6 | French

French cuisine is as popular as their beauty products. Pastries are the most important parts of French cooking. But perhaps the most sought after are cheese and wine.

7 | Mexican

Mexican cuisine is known for its varied flavors, colorful decoration, and variety of spices and ingredients, many of which are native to the country.

8 | Japanese

Japanese cuisine typically consists of rice or noodles, with a soup. Foods are made from fish, meat, vegetable, tofu and the like. Food items are typically flavored with dashi, miso, and soy sauce and are generally low in fat and high in salt.

9 | Spanish

Spanish foods are usually light and contain a variety of vegetables, fish and meat. It, along with Indian is the most varied cuisine in the world.

10 | Lebanese

Usually, Lebanese foods are full of fresh vegetables and high on flavors. Not much meat is used and meals are generally accompanied by wine or arak (a powerful Lebanese liquor).

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