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Would you dare to taste boiled snails in Morocco?

By Rediff Get Ahead Bureau
October 13, 2017 10:30 IST
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In this series, we bring you the best street foods across the world. 

It's time to drool :)


Part 1: 9 must-try street foods around the world

Boiled snails in Morocco


It may definitely not sound exotic to have boiled snails at a roadside eatery! But in Morocco, snails are extremely popular as street food. They are usually cooked in a broth and served in bowls. 

Photograph: Kind courtesy Deluxtrade/


Burgers in Los Angeles


Indians still have to wait for the day when burgers are sold on streets, but in USA and European countries it is served at stalls on the streets and food trucks. Trust us when we say that you'll be spoiled for choice with several varieties of burgers. 
Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters


Cuoppo in Italy

street food

Cuoppo, a paper cone with a mix of deep-fried foods is a delicacy that you'll find in the streets of downtown Naples, south Italy.
Photograph: Ciro De Luca/Reuters


Chicken noodle soup in Vietnam


A bowl of Vietnamese chicken noodle soup (Pho) is seen at a restaurant in Hanoi, Vietnam. It is a clear soup with shredded chicken, noodles and pring onions. 
Photograph: Kham/Reuters


Laksa in Singapore


When it comes to traditional street food in Singapore, laksa tops the list. It is a preparation of rice noodles in spicy coconut milk served with beancurd, tofu and seafood. 
Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters


Parathas in Delhi


When you're in Delhi, head to Chandni Chowk and visit the parathewali gully. The pipping hot parathas are a treat to your taste buds. Don't forget to finish your meal with a trip to the jalebiwali gully.
Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters


Chicken satay in Singapore

chicken satay

The other quintessential street food in Singapore is chicken satay that's served on skewers. Bite into this delicious dish and there will be a burst of flavours in your mouth.
Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters


Shaved ice in Bangkok


Here's Bangok's favourite street food, shaved ice. It's popularly known as gola in India. Served in bowls, it's is usually topped with various syrups and red beans, chestnuts, coconut and nata jelly. 

Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters


Chocolate churros in Spain


A chocolate con churros. Spain's best street food is the fried dough pastry that's now being eaten all over the world. Churros are served with a generous helping of warm chocolate on the side. 

Photograph: Paul Hanna/Reuters


Kebabs in France


A man prepares a kebab in a fast-food restaurant in Marseille. In a country whose national identity is so closely connected to its cuisine, France's hard right has seized on a growing appetite for kebabs as proof of cultural 'islamisation'. Some 300 million kebabs at about 6 euros each are eaten in 10,200 outlets in France each year, putting the 1.5 billion euro ($1.9 billion) industry just behind burgers and pizzas.

Photograph: Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters
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