Navigate the globe through world cuisine and you open the door to an exciting array of flavours, ingredients and cooking techniques.
Next time you take a trip overseas or want to try some new world cuisine on your own doorstop equip yourself with these 13 international food guides.
We will take you on a journey around the culinary globe, stretching from breakfast time to exploring more about much loved Italian and Chinese cuisines, and an evening spent enjoying Philippine street food.
Remember to save room for dessert with a choice of over 30 sweet treats on offer!
What better way to start the day than with a good breakfast? While many nations agree, what's on the morning menu differs depending on the country. Take your pick from U.S style pancakes to a savoury Japanese breakfast. What's your favourite way to start the day?
Chinese cuisine is rich and complex with huge regional variations, from bold and spicy Sichuan to sweet Cantonese cuisine. So branch out of your usual favourite dishes and explore what the rest of the country has to offer with this handy guide.
Philippine cuisine is becoming increasingly popular and it's well worth looking for both the exotic and more daring dishes on the menu. See what you've been missing out on below. And if you like the look of this, take a tour with Asia's Best Female Chef Magarita Fores, as she further explores the food of her heritage.
Achieving that delicious balance between sweet, sour and salty, Thai food has made quite a name for itself across the world. Back in Thailand there are several regional variations when it comes to fieriness. See where the chillies are most liberally added in this useful regional guide.
Come rain or shine, there's nothing quite like the promise of summer to encourage Brits to dine outdoors. Fortunately, there are a number of foods perfectly suited to the occasion. From sipping on Pimms and snacking on strawberries during Wimbledon tennis week, to enjoying a pork pie or scotch egg on a picnic.
Discover one of the world's favourite foods by region and see that there is so much more to this country than the much loved pizza and pasta. For a more in-depth look at traditional food in the top Italian tourist destination of Tuscany, take a look at our Top 10 Tuscan foods.
Potato fries are one of the simplest, yet best loved snack foods and translate onto dishes across the world. The difference is the national twist on how they are served – from curry sauce to ketchup, how do you enjoy yours?
Some dishes just manage to encapsulate the flavour of a place and become synonymous with a country or city worldwide. While most dishes are well known, like haggis and moules-frites, but what about bunny chow and pelmeni?
Perhaps the most symbolic and ancient of all the food groups is bread. It's also a great way of experiencing the food culture and ancestory of a country. Apart from the obvious French baguette and soft pillowy Indian naan, there is quite literally a world of bread just waiting to be discovered.
Dal is one of those recipes that goes all the way back to the Indus Valley Civilisation. Unlike dishes such as biryani, brought to India by the Moghuls, it is one of those foods that has always been there. It is therefore a building block of Indian culture.