Obviously, it is a tough task to name few foods as numerous food are served in restaurants and eateries across the world. However, few cuisines are very popular, like Chinese noodle, Thai seafood, and Mexican tacos. It is interesting to read which foods are ranking in the list of most popular ones which are among the favourites of people across the globe.
Charity Oxfam, an international confederation, had conducted a survey over 16,422 people from 17 countries listing more than 600 different varieties of food.

Here, we bring the list of top mouth-watering foods based on the survey:Pasta: Pasta wins the crown of the world's most popular food. It is a staple food of traditional Italian cuisine. Pasta is a noodle made from unleavened dough of durum wheat flour mixed with water or eggs and formed into sheets or various shapes.

Meat: Cheer for non-vegetarians, meat is placed at second top in the list. Pork, beef, and mutton come in the category of meat.  

Rice: Here is cheering factor for the rice lovers. One of the most eatable foods across the world, rice has been listed as one of the most popular foods. 

Pizza: Another Italian cuisine Pizza is in the list. It is a flatbread generally topped with tomato sauce and cheese and baked in an oven.

Chicken: One of the favourite foods of non-vegetarians, chicken is listed in the top ten most popular meals. The chicken can be cooked in different ways for variety of recipes.


Fish and seafood: Fish and seafood are very popular dishes in islands and coastal-countries. Fish can be cooked in different styles. West Bengal’s fish curry is very popular in India.


Vegetables
: Though vegetable is listed a little lower in the list, but arguably are eaten across the globe. Since they are very healthy and nutritious, the dieticians too suggest to consume vegetables.  

   
Chinese food: Post globalization, Chinese food has made deep inroads in the restaurants and eateries across the world. Its traditional foods such as noodles and Manchurian have become household names in India as well.


Italian food:
Yes, again Italian food has found a place in the list. Italian cuisines such as Bruschetta, Focaccia Bread, Mushroom Risotto and E Basilico are enjoyed the world over.

Mexican food: Corn, beans, avocados, tomatoes, and chili peppers, along with Spanish rice are staples Mexican foods which get space in top ten popular food.

Written by Raju Kumar/JPN

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