The World in Chips

Spanish Tomato Tango – India

Indians take their snack foods very seriously, so large multinational companies hoping to break into the local market really have their work cut out for them. Vendors populate the streets of every major Indian city, hawking treats like bhel puri which are made to order with fresh ingredients. In order to carve out a place in the snack food market, companies like Lay’s have stuck to internationally themed flavors like Spanish Tomato Tango and American Style Cream & Onion, tempting Indians with flavors that they won’t be able to find elsewhere.



Cultured Palate: Dishes from Iran

Iranian cuisine uses a myriad of spices, dried and fresh fruits, herbs, and nuts to flavor dishes. These ingredients turn even the simplest meal of rice and stewed meat into a sensory explosion.

Around the World in Holiday Baking

Every December, millions of pounds of butter, sugar, and flour contribute to the creation of spectacular treats for holiday celebrations. Even if you’re not ordinarily a baker, many people venture into the kitchen before the holidays to make sure that they’ve got plenty of treats to offer to family and friends.

The Most Unusual McDonald’s Menu Items from Around the World

If you’re a fast-food connoisseur, chances are you’re already familiar with the McDonald’s menu that’s typical in North America. They bring in new choices fairly frequently. However, most people stick with their usual order of Big Macs, Quarter Pounders, fries, McFlurries, and Apple Pies. It’s familiar food, and the bulk of the menu is essentially…