16 Iconic European Dishes, Obligatory To Try. How Many Specialties Did You Score?

Although for obvious reasons, travel is for now limited, nothing will prevent us from making a culinary journey. These delicacies can be prepared at home, bought in a store, bakery, confectionery or restaurant.

#1 Pastéis de nata, Portugal

The “Dead Man’s Pâté”, as some say, is a Portuguese puff pastry cake with a creamy, pudding filling. Delicious, sweet, it fits perfectly with black coffee.

16 Iconic European Dishes, Obligatory To Try. How Many Specialties Did You Score?
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#2 Paella, Spain

Apparently making the perfect paella is an art, but there is nothing to prevent you from preparing it yourself at home. It is based on rice with saffron, seafood, chorizo, chicken… you can choose your own composition of taste.

16 Iconic European Dishes, Obligatory To Try. How Many Specialties Did You Score?
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#3 Smažený sýr, Czech Republic

Just: fried cheese. In the Czech Republic it is served with tartar sauce, fries and salad. . Apart from the Czech Republic, it is also very popular in Slovakia.

16 Iconic European Dishes, Obligatory To Try. How Many Specialties Did You Score?
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#4 Currywurst, Germany

Typical German “fast food”. It is most often baked pork sausage, sprinkled with coarse curry and covered with a sauce based on tomato concentrate.

16 Iconic European Dishes, Obligatory To Try. How Many Specialties Did You Score?
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#5 Arancini, Italy

Arancini are breadcrumbs fried in breadcrumbs, rice balls with filling. Inside you can usually find ragu sauce, mozzarella, peas or tomato sauce.

16 Iconic European Dishes, Obligatory To Try. How Many Specialties Did You Score?
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#6 Musaka, Greece

This casserole made from eggplants, tomatoes and minced meat is a great option for lunch. On top, it is covered with béchamel sauce and cheese. Just this Greek lasagna 😉.

16 Iconic European Dishes, Obligatory To Try. How Many Specialties Did You Score?

#7 Karel Dumplings, Finland

In fact, it is Karjalanpiirakka. It is a kind of flat, open pie, with a top layer of potatoes or rice. It is eaten hot, with a butter-and-egg spread.

16 Iconic European Dishes, Obligatory To Try. How Many Specialties Did You Score?
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#8 Lorraine pie, France

Quiche lorraine is a salty, crumbly cake filled with egg and cream mixture with bacon, ham and grated cheese.

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#9 Ćevapčići, Balkans

It comes from the Turkish kebab and the main ingredient is minced meat from different animals. In addition, some garlic, onions and spices are rolled up, grilled and ready!

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#10 Haggis, Scotland

Either you love or hate, there is nothing in between. Sheep’s offal (heart, lungs and liver), mixed with onions, oat flour, fat and spices. Stitched and stewed. in a sheep’s stomach. Definitely a specific dish.

16 Iconic European Dishes, Obligatory To Try. How Many Specialties Did You Score?
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#11 Raclette, Switzerland

An obligatory item for every cheese lover. It is usually served on potatoes with pickles and onions or with bread. Who does not love melted cheese?

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#12 Barbajuan, Monaco

It is a small triangle made of spicy dough. In the local dialect, barbajuan means “Uncle Jean.” In Menton, they are filled with chard or red squash, cooked ground meat, eggs, cheese, oil and rice. Especially popular in November, during the national holiday.

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#13 Apple chipper, Austria

Its secret is the filling: apples, raisins, walnut crumble and cinnamon. So simply: the perfect combination.

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#14 Langosz, Hungary

Potato yeast dough, fried in hot oil. Add to that garlic, cream, cheese or other additives. This is a must try!

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#15 Kanelbullar, Sweden

Swedish cinnamon buns are some of the best-baked goods I have eaten. Perfect for fall and winter!

16 Iconic European Dishes, Obligatory To Try. How Many Specialties Did You Score?
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#16 Stroopwafels, The Netherlands

Sweet, round wafers made of syrup, brown sugar and butter. To put on a cup of hot coffee, chocolate or tea. Delicious!

16 Iconic European Dishes, Obligatory To Try. How Many Specialties Did You Score?
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Let us know in the comments below how many of these dishes you’ve already tried!