This Beduin food is made with goat or sheep's milk wrapped in cheesecloth to make the yogurt, which adds sweetness to the dish. Buffets -- 51 percent higher than national average. Flæsk is similar to ham, meaning this is a classic ham and potatoes meal, except it's much crispier — like bacon — and served with a rich and creamy parsley sauce. The most simple dish is steamed pulaka, in which the green, leafy plant is cooked in a mat in an earth oven. These meat-filled dumplings of beef or pork are larger than Asian dumplings, with a hint of chili and cilantro spicing things up. Second only to pizza in the list of famed Italian foods, there's a reason this pasta-layered, tomato-sauce-infused, minced-meaty gift to kids and adults alike is so popular -- it just works. It's strips of meat, salted and spiced, dried out and truly delicious...ask the locals for the best place to get it in the location you're in as quality can vary,", "Just one dish? This dumpling meal, said to originate in Siberia, is a staple of the cuisine of Russia. (FYI, if you add coconut milk, the soup becomes Tom kha.). Here, pulaka, similar to taro, is a traditional food found in many recipes. The Irish are known for potatoes (as well as the devastating potato famine of the past), so leave it to them to have a number of recipes made with the root vegetable. Oman borders Saudi Arabia and shares many food loves, including majboos. Colcannon What it is: Mashed potatoes and kaleWhy it placed where it did: Despite being the subject of many a jaunty Irish tune, colcannon isn't too awe-inspiring of a dish. Want to sample a delicacy of the islands? (Seems safer than the ants.). It's often served with vegetables, yogurt sauce, and rice. It was suggested by, "It's the South African version of beef jerky but it is awesome by comparison. With up to 100 ingredients, mole sauce, suggested by Quora user Flor I., is one of the most complex and flavorful sauces in the world, resulting in a rich, creamy, chocolatey and spicy flavor. Plantains found in the Central African Republic (as well as the Caribbean) make a sweet and savory side dish when mashed. The layered pastry cake is made with ricotta or cottage cheese and, instead of eggs, features nuts, poppy seeds, raisins and apples in various layers that create the perfect bite. Southern -- 104 percent higher than national average. It's a humble dish, but often the best ones are. It's hard to say if it's the best stew on the planet, but it certainly makes a strong showing. This simple dish features sausage (the banger) and mashed potatoes (the mash). Delis -- 91 percent higher than national average. However, in Sudan, aseeda dukun is a porridge of wheat. Like Bahrain's chicken machboos, Kuwait's dish of basmati rice with saffron is served with chicken, lamb or fish. This is the same corn-meal dish that was brought to the Caribbean, eventually evolving into fungie and similar favorites. Could you guess the ingredients in its national dish? "Tom," which is the process of boiling water, and "yam," which is a spicy, sour salad, create, ta-da! It is often accompanied by fried onions in gravy and a side of peas. Halal -- 233 percent higher than national average. Spanish -- 159 percent higher than national average. Just like the nearby islands of Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados' national dish is cou cou, though this island uses okra instead of peppers. Made with seafood, red onions, tomatoes, cilantro and lime, some eat this cooked while others like it raw. Our one problem with it is that the strips of sirloin are usually too thin and too few. The dish is the same: semolina pasta, veggies and spices, served as a side to meat dishes. Surrounded by water, it naturally relies on creatures of the sea to make its signature dish. Middle Eastern -- 184 percent higher than national average. Brazilian -- 361 percent higher than national average. Located on one half of the island of Hispanola in the Caribbean, the DR's La Bandera is a dish many eat for lunch or dinner regularly. A creamy mushroom sauce is poured over the cutlets and dill-covered potatoes are served as a side. this includes meals and also drinks. Rolling sticky rice in shredded coconut, chukuchuk is served most often with grilled fish basted in coconut oil for a light and healthy dish. Chicken wings -- 47 percent higher than national average. Yelp figured out which cuisines were most common in each state by examining restaurant listings on its site. Italian -- 49 percent higher than national average. The islands off the coast of West Africa are home to Sao Tome and Principe, where isolation means locally harvested tropical delights. If that is too much to handle, kari zourit is a similar dish that uses octopus instead of bat. with red lentils, onions and tomatoes. Dating back to the 14th century, it is a traditional Catalan dish. But as they say, "when in Rome!". Peruvian -- 200 percent higher than national average. And the chilis may be green, red or white, depending on how scorching you want the dining experience to be. Quora user Alan S. suggested Clark's Pies. Traditional American -- 50 percent higher than national average. Africa is a giant continent, yet the countries closest to one another share many of the same dishes. Either way, it's safe to say the countrymen of this continent-country really like their meat. Again, you'll find an all-in-one meal of a meat and two produce — one of which will be a starch — to ensure anyone working all day will have the nourishment they need. I’m salivating just typing this. A staple in Yemen is saltah, another hearty stew found in the Middle East. Peru's national dish is the marinated-fish specialty known as ceviche. The fries are universal. Soul food -- 155 percent higher than national average. Using a tortilla made of yellow split peas rather than corn, pickled vegetables are heaped in and rolled up in this takeaway favorite found at many street vendors. Buffets -- 54 percent higher than national average. Gluten-free -- 149 percent higher than national average. Yep. The island-nation's Polynesian location makes it a popular spot for fish, rice and coconut, all of which make up chukuchuk. In Nicaragua, black beans and white rice are paired with salsa and a hint of sweet bell peppers. We have the best cheese in the world. The Union of Comoros is an archipelago in the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Africa. An egg and milk mixture tops the ingredients before the whole thing is baked to perfection. Officially named the national food of the island of Dominca in 2013, callaloo is spiced with peppers, onions and thyme while crab meat, lobster or other fish serve as the meat. Taiwanese -- 264 percent higher than national average. McDonald’s and Burger King are the most popular fast food restaurants in the country. Some substitute the lamb for chicken, beef or fish, however, and serve it over a spongy, pancake-like bread known as laxoox. Gibanica in Slovenia is a dessert not unlike its Serbian counterpart, but with a bit more pizzazz in terms of ingredients. In the Cote d'Ivoire, this sticky dough made of plantains or yams gets seasoned with a sauce call kedjenou, made with vegetables. Seafood -- 101 percent higher than national average. The meat, cooked on the bone, can be beef, goat, lamb or chicken. Though the name denotes it as a "soup," it is really a cheese cornbread.