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. More »

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, ... More »

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. More »

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... More »

The national dish of Canada is a food called poutine, which is a high-calorie creation that consists of fries, cheddar cheese curds and gravy. The Canadian dish was originally seen in the province of Quebec, but can be f... More »

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. More »

The national dish of England is Yorkshire pudding and roast beef. Unofficially, curry comes in at a close second, as the United Kingdom has a National Curry Week. More »