10 food to eat before you die

10 food you can't miss in this lifetime

China: Peking duck

What makes this particular roast duck a standout is the garlicky sweet crispy skin.

France: Escargots

Escargots are generally eaten as an appetizer, served in the shell and cooked in a delicious melange of garlicky parsley butter.

Greece: Moussaka

Along with ground beef or lamb, the major ingredient in a traditional moussaka is eggplant.

India: Masala dosa

What creates the more-ish flavor is a spiced concoction of mashed cooked potatoes and fried onions, served with a liberal dose of garlicky chutney.

Italy: Zucchini flowers

The tender yellow zucchini flowers are stuffed with a delicious filling.

Japan: Teppanyaki

If you like a little theater and audience participation with your food, don’t miss the experience of dining at a teppanyaki restaurant in Japan.

Malaysia: Seafood curry laksa

The Chinese-Malay dish is a classic of Peranakan cuisine, merging elements from Malaysia and Singapore.

Thailand: Som tam (green papaya salad)

A northern Thai dish from the Isan region, som tam is typically served with grilled chicken and sticky rice.

Australia and New Zealand: Pavlova

The dish is named for the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova.

Mexico: Taco

A taco is a traditional Mexican dish composed of a corn or wheat tortilla folded or rolled around a filling. A taco can be made with a variety of fillings, including beef, chicken, seafood, vegetables and cheese, allowing for great versatility and variety.

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