5 National Dishes To Try On Your Travels

Celebrating the iconic cuisine of the countries that share Singapore's birthday month

Photos: Zuji

This August, Singapore celebrated its 51st birthday with a rousing return to the newly minted National Stadium — and who can forget — locally flavoured and newfangled creations offered by restaurants, cafes and bakeries.

Yet, when it comes to discussion on our National Dish, classic contenders like chili crab and chicken rice come up tops.

As homage to our relentless love for food, here are five other National Dishes from around the world that you ought to try on your travels, courtesy of Zuji.

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2. South Korea

National day: 15 August

Dish: Kimchi

Did you know that the venerable ‘kimchi’ comes in many variations and is affected by the types of spices and cabbages that are used to give it that signature tangy, sweet, and spicy flavour?

Don’t forget to try this Korean staple and its diverse range of selection when you next visit Korea.

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