New Delhi: India’s capital city-New Delhi has recently witnessed an exorbitant food festival where many food stalls were organized from almost all Indian states. It was wonderful place for foodies as the event catered almost all delicious cuisines popular in India. Such festivals are mega event for food lovers. Food lovers from across the world reach India to taste the country’s scrumptious foods.
India’s spicy foods always attract foreigners. Along with India, there are some other nations that also organize such big food festivals. It is always interesting to understand global food map. So, if you are a foodie here is important information for you. We bring some top exclusive global food festivals that are famous for their exclusiveness.
- Wildfoods Festival (New Zealand)
Wild Foods Festival is organized during mid-March in the quaint town of Hokitika on the west coast of New Zealand’s South Island. The Wildfoods Festival is popularly known for weird sea foods. Visitors are catered with cuisines they probably never thought could be cooked into a meal. Seagull eggs, possum cutlets, platters of frogs’ legs and snails in garlic to fill up on.
- Annual Golden Spurtle (Scotland)
Scottish people love eating Porridge which is a food commonly eaten as a breakfast cereal dish, made by boiling ground, crushed or chopped starchy plants. The Porridge is so special for the Scots that they celebrate their super food organizing a gala festival at Carrbridge, a village in the Cairngorms National Park. The festival is held at the late September/early October event.
- The Onion Market (Switzerland)
The onion is not only important member in Indian kitchens but other countries’ kitchen as well. You will be surprised to know that Switzerland organizes a mega festival dedicating to the onion. The Onion Market (Onion Festival Bern) is the biggest folk festival in Switzerland. During the festival, Bern exclusively smells pungent fragrance of delicious cuisines.
- Watercress Festival (England)
British are too food lovers. They organize Watercress Festival catering a versatile aquatic herb liberally used in traditional English cooking in soups, salads and sauces. It is held on the third Sunday in May at the center of the village of New Alresford, London. The festival turns into a street fest where farmers bring local products to sell and celebrity chefs create special meals. Recipes such as trout with watercress, beetroot and apple, beef Wellington in watercress and watercress sushi rolls are the highlights of the menu.
- Salon de Chocolate (Ecuador)
Ecuador’s capital Quito organizes one of the biggest chocolate festivals- Salon de Chocolate for chocoholics. Around 15,000 chocolate lovers from around the world arrive in Quito at the mid June to relish luscious chocolate products.
So, note down them in your diary and plan next outing to taste mouthwatering meal.