Peking roast duck is widely considered to be China's national dish. This authentic and emblematic dish originated in the Yuan Dynasty, which existed from 1206-1368 A.D., and is well-known around the world.
The national animal of China is the giant panda. Entirely unknown in the west until 1869, giant pandas were a part of some of the first cultural exchanges between the U.S. and the People's Republic of China: so much so, ...
Unlike some other countries, China doesn't have a national flower. Many people favor the peony, which is often said to be the unofficial national flower of the country due to its popularity with residents.
The national dish of Martinique is court-bouillon, fish in a spicy tomato sauce. Martinique is a small island in the Carribean and is part of France.
France calls pot-au-feu its national dish; this hearty beef and vegetable stew appears on lunch and dinner tables throughout France, appealing to people of all socioeconomic backgrounds. Pot-au-feu recipes and production...
Crab and callaloo is a national dish in Trinidad and Tobago. The tenderly cooked crab is served whole in the middle of the dark green soup-like callaloo.
Diners in China who are served fish may find that the dish comes with a whole fish rather than a fillet; in these cases, the diner should eat the meat from the top half of the fish and, if he or she still wants to eat mo...