You don’t need a plane ticket to enjoy street food from all around the world. With a recipe, some exotic ingredients and a sense of adventure, you can create delicious street food in your own kitchen.
1. Empanadas De Viento
Empanadas are fried pastries with a variety of fillings found all over all over South and Central America
Curried chickpeas in dough. The favorite street food of Trinidad and Tobago.
This Italian street food is fried ravioli stuffed with ricotta.
4. Chicken Shawarma
Juicy succulent spicy chicken in fluffy bread from the Arabic countries of North Africa.
Made from buckwheat flour and yeast, Poffertjes are Dutch pancake puffs.
A yummy meaty pasty from Scotland not to be confused with the traditional Cornish pasty.
One of the main street foods of the Middle East.
Choripan is a grilled chorizo hotdog with chimmichirri sauce from Argentina.
Simit is a chewy Turkish pretzel sprinkled with sesame seeds.
11. Grilled Corn
The ubiquitous Mexican street food.
A much loved Korean street food – a sweet pancake with a syrupy filling
13. Besan Cheela
Another chickpea pancake but very different to Socca. This a huge hit in India
14. Grilled Chicken Yakitori
Skewered chicken is a favorite street food all around the world. This is the Japanese choice.
15. Bunny Chow
Despite the name, this South African street food is a curry in a hollowed out loaf of bread.
16. Leche Frita
Spaniards love to munch on this fried milk dessert.
Head to a street stall in Poland for a soft chewy baguette loaded with cheese and mushrooms.
18. Kanom Krok
Kanom Krok are heavenly coconut cakes from Thailand.
Taste so much better than they sound - octopus stuffed pastry balls. Give them a try.
Skewers of pork or chicken or sometimes lamb. You pass dozens of souvlaki stalls in Greece.
This Turkish meat dish is a specialty of the city of Mersin.
22. Aloo Tikki
You’ll recognize them as arancini but in Rome and the Lazio region they are called suppli - named from the French word for surprise because there is always something delicious hidden in the center.
24. Layered Scallion Pancakes
Hungary's street food includes this deep fried flat bread.
26. Steamed Dumplings
You’ll find so many recipes for steamed dumplings because every Chinese household will have their own version.
Fried masa cakes filled with meat or cheese are a street food from El Salvador and Honduras.
What makes this Spanish fried doughnut even better is a chocolate dipping sauce.
Panelle are fritters made from gram (chickpea) flour from Sicily.
31. Baja-Style Fish Tacos
You’ll find these in Mexico and Brazil’s coastal regions.
32. Dragon Phoenix Leg
This charming sounding dish is from Taiwan.
33. Chicken Crocodiles
Deep fried dough filled with a yummy chicken mixture from Brazil.
34. Fried Bananas
A simple dessert that will transport you to the sublime shores of Hawaii.