National dish

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A national dish is a culinary dish that is strongly associated with a particular country.wikipedia
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It was promoted as a Swiss national dish by the Swiss Cheese Union (Schweizerische Käseunion) in the 1930s, and was popularized in North America in the 1960s.


Stews of meat, plantains, and root vegetables are the platos nacionales of several countries in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean: Colombian ajiaco, as well as the sancocho of the Dominican Republic, Colombia, and Panama, are examples of platos nacionales.
Variations represent popular national dishes in the Puerto Rico, Honduras, Ecuador, Colombia, Cuba, Panama, Dominican Republic, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela.


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Kabsa (كبسة kabsah) is a mixed rice dish that originates from Saudi Arabia but is commonly regarded as a national dish in many Arab states of the Persian Gulf.

Tavë Kosi

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Tavë kosi ("soured milk casserole") is a national dish in Albania.


It's one of the national dishes of Argentina, Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and Southern Colombia.

Bermuda fish chowder

Bermuda fish chowder is a chowder soup that is considered the national dish of Bermuda, a British Overseas Territory in the North Atlantic Ocean.

Meat pie (Australia and New Zealand)

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It was described by former New South Wales Premier Bob Carr in 2003 as Australia's "national dish".

Bosnian Pot

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It has been described as a national dish of Bosnia.


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It is considered the national dish of Belgium.


Ambuyat is the national dish of Brunei, and a local delicacy in the Malaysian states of Sarawak, Sabah, and the federal territory of Labuan, where it is sometimes known as linut.


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It is regarded as a national dish of Germany,


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It is still prepared by many Armenians around the world and is also considered the national dish of Armenia.

Ropa vieja

Ropa vieja ("old clothes") is one of the national dishes of Cuba, but is also popular in other areas or parts of the Caribbean such as Puerto Rico and Panama, as well as in Spain and the Philippines.


It is Georgia's national dish that is inscribed on the list of the Intangible cultural heritage of Georgia.

Soto (food)

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Soto is sometimes considered Indonesia's national dish, as it is served from Sumatra to Papua, in a wide range of variations.


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It is one of the national dishes of Hungary and a symbol of the country.

Moambe chicken

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Poulet à la moambé or simply poulet moambe (French; "chicken in a palm butter sauce") is a savoury chicken dish popular in Central Africa and sometimes considered the national dish of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.


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Asado is considered a national dish of the country.


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It is available almost anywhere in Indonesia, where it has become a national dish.


Beshbarmak (бешбармак, бешбармак, бишбармаҡ, бишбармак — "five finger") is the national dish among nomadic Turkic peoples in Central Asia and Russia.


Masgouf (Arabic: المسكوف), is a Mesopotamian dish consisting of seasoned, grilled carp; it is often considered the national dish of Iraq.


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In 2018, rendang was officially recognised as being one of the 5 national dishes of Indonesia; the others are soto, sate, nasi goreng, and gado-gado.

Nasi goreng

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Nasi goreng has been called the national dish of Indonesia, though there are many other contenders.


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Larb (ລາບ; ลาบ,, also spelled,, or ) is a type of Lao meat salad that is regarded as the "unofficial" national dish of Laos.


Kibbeh is considered to be the national dish of many Middle Eastern countries.