Skip to comments.Which Country Has the WORST Food?
Posted on 07/04/2013 2:33:44 PM PDT by PJ-Comix
Okay, we sort of know which countries have the best food. Nations like Italy, China, and Japan. But here is an unusual question: Which country has the worst food and why?
Until recently I would say that the British Isles has the worst food. Boiled and overcooked is NOT the way to prepare most food since it cooks the flavor right out of it. However, in recent years food has reportedly improved in that part of the world.
So which country NOW has the WORST food in the world? And please give reasons for this if possible.
I’m not generally a fan of Filipino food, but the best flan I’ve ever had was made by Filipinas. Silky smooth and softer than Mexican flan. This was from two different cooks, so I’m assuming it’s Filipino style, not just one person’s recipe.
” nE was Italian Government and British cooking.”
I’ve seen that too. Germans were the police.
The Pudim de Leite that we have down here in Brazil puts any nation’s flan to shame.
Was this offered to you or did you pursue this willingly? (Amazing the things you will do to be a gracious guest when you travel!)
I will admit that I like canned salmon that has the bones, I like the way that they crunch when you chew them. That’s as close as I can get, however, to a dish like Balut....
I’ve never been to Great Britain, but my son did about 25 years ago. He said all the food had a very distinctive and unpleasant taste, even the MacDonald’s.
Now the only thing that I can think of that would cause that is something in the water supply. Can anyone enlighten me?
Tropical peasant countries — Mexico and Ghana come to mind. They fry everything in disgusting oil at high temperatures. Blech! In their homeland, their houses don’t have glass in the windows or doors in the doorways, so they don’t notice the horrible cooking fumes, then they come here where we have air conditioning and heating, and fill the living space with poisonous stink. Never, ever, let a third world peasant cook in your house.
A steak from what? :-)
I didn’t sample the Devon pasties (none available in Cornwall), but the locals said you can tell a Devon pasty from a Cornish one by looking at the crease. The Cornish pasties are creased on top while the Devon pasties are creased on the side.
By the way, Britain has the same sort of problem with illegal workers as we do. On our way to Scotland from England, we passed a farm field with a lot of people pulling things out of the ground. My English bro-in-law said probably every person we saw in the field doing the grunt work was either an illegal, from eastern Europe, or both.
Have relatives there. Visited in early 70s, mid eighties, and mid-90s. Not much difference from us anymore. Used to be terribly bland, led by the ubiquitous “salad creme” salad dressing, which was basically mayonnaise.They still have fish and chips shops (excellent) like we have sub shops, and things like Scotch eggs and pork pies. But otherwise, their supermarkets are indistinguishable from ours.
In the seventies, there were no supermarkets, and people shopped daily at the local butcher, baker and candlestick maker.
I remember three wheeled cars from that era, too. It was very exciting to me as a kid. Sadly, their cars are indistinguishable from ours. Theirs have gotten bigger, and ours have gotten smaller.
Alsace province. Good stuff and some similarity to us
Bet ya can’t eat just one.
But seriously, the Welsh meat, potato, and rutabaga pie is pronounced with a short A not a long A.
Did you have him working in a sweat shop? ;-)
He also said “if it’s not Sco-ish it’s crap”.
I'm watching a marathon of "BBQ Pitmasters" on Destination America (Dishnetwork channel 194) and would beg to differ with you.
Although BBQ didn't come out of America's abundance (quite the opposite, really) it is uniquely American, a culinary art form, and killer tasty.
Tibet is the worst, from what I’ve heard.
I worked for a five-star resort in Hawaii and most of the housekeeping staff were Filipino. Employees had their own lunch room. We could brown-bag our own meals or eat free from their cafeteria line, and most of that food was excess from events held there. Five-star resort = five-star food.
The Filipinos chose to bring their lunches comprised of I-don’t-even-want-to-know-what. It was so gross that eventually they were asked not to do that any more. Shiver.
As if I needed another reason to visit Brazil...
I have. Still don’t know what it taste like... it did stay down... a lotta rum and gallons of San Migal(sp)beer helped.
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