6. Tunisian Fricassé (Tunisia)
Not your regular doughnut! This deep-fried bun is eaten as a sandwich, with harissa (North African chili paste), tuna, hard-boiled eggs, olives boiled potato.
7. Lahmacun (Turkey)
Sometimes called Turkish pizza, lahmacun is pita topped with minced meat, vegetables, and spices and then baked. It is often eaten as a salad wrap.
8. Tamales (Mexico)
This unique dish is made of dough (typically corn-based) filled with meats, cheeses, fruit or chilies which is then wrapped in a corn husk or a banana leaf and steamed. The wrapping is inedible and is either discarded or used as a plate for the tamale.
9. Alfajores (Argentina)
Though the name itself comes from an Andalusian dessert, the Argentine alfajores is nothing like the Spanish Arab-inspired cookies. The South American version, instead, is a sandwich of two crumbly cookies with a filling of dulce de leche and a coating of grated coconut.
10. Stroopwafel (Netherlands)
This popular Dutch delicacy literally means “syrup waffle”, and is exactly that – a thin disc of waffle filled with sweet caramel syrup.