From the creamy indulgence of Italian lasagna to a steaming warm bowl of Japanese ramen, there are delicious comfort foods to be found around the world. Check out these 12 delicious comfort foods from every corner of the globe.
French Onion Soup
This classic French soup starts with butter and delicious, slowly cooked caramelized onions. The onions are then covered with a rich beef stock and seasoned with a splash of white wine. French Onion Soup is a creamy bowl of comfort food. It may be a labor of love to make, but it is worth every delicious bite!
Macaroni Pie from Barbados
This Macaroni Pie from Barbados is the ultimate comfort food. Barbados has made macaroni and cheese their own by adding evaporated milk, ketchup, and mustard to the dish. This baked casserole is creamy, savory, and slightly sweet, with a perfectly cheesy center.
Easy Palak Paneer Recipe from India
Palak Paneer is a popular Indian curry dish made with spinach, spices, and cubes of creamy paneer cheese. It’s a delicious and nutritious vegetarian meal the whole family can enjoy!
Danish Meatballs in a Creamy Gravy
This recipe for Frikadeller is my new favorite for a fall appetizer or main meal. These Danish meatballs come smothered in a creamy, sage gravy that will make you fall in love.
Beef Rouladen from Germany
This classic German dinner is made of steak stuffed with pickles, bacon, mustard, and onions and then served in a delightful gravy. Make this classic German comfort food to really experience German cuisine.
Chicken Katsu Curry Recipe from Japan
Chicken Katsu Curry is a combination of two of the most popular Japanese dishes, creating a meal that is full of flavor and texture and easier to make than you may think!
Bucatini Cacio e Pepe from Italy
This deliciously creamy, cheesy pasta dish is so beautiful in its simplicity and can be on the dinner table in 30 minutes or less. It’s an ancient Roman pasta dish that has held up over time due to its uncomplicated ingredients and naturally amazing flavor.
Irish Stew Recipe
A good Irish beef stew is meaty, filling and full of great flavor. It’s one of those meals that was born of necessity but has carried on through generations because it is simply so good and so easy to make for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion. It’s particularly popular in the United States on St. Patrick’s Day, but this dish is too good to only be enjoyed once a year.
Feijoada from Brazil
Feijoada is a thick, rich black bean stew, stuffed with several different kinds of pork and beef. The result is a dish that is delicious, warm, and comforting. It’s also the national dish of Brazil and a recipe worth sampling!
Black Beans from Cuba
These Instant Pot Black Beans are the perfect side dish. They’re warm, comforting, homey, healthy, and hands-off. Seriously, does a recipe get more perfect than that? The black beans cook in the Instant Pot alongside cumin, oregano, and more delightful spices. Soon enough you’ll have a bowl of delicious black beans, a staple in any Cuban cuisine!
Haitian Spaghetti from Haiti
Haitian Spaghetti is a flavorful pasta dish made with tomato sauce, diced veggies and chopped hot dogs.
Pupusas from El Salvador
Pupusas are one of those dishes that have been passed down from one generation to the next without a recipe. They are made with simple ingredients, and the cooking process is easy enough to involve everyone in the family. They are also a perfect comfort food that sticks in a person’s memory once you’ve tried them.