Long gone are the days of having to visit top-notch restaurants in order to try the excellent cuisine a country has to offer. With the soaring popularity of street food – ready-to-eat and portable, finger-licking dishes – you can stroll through bustling market stalls anywhere in the world and choose amazing dishes from foodie vendors that tempt you with their wonderful aromas and first-rate flavours. Head to the streets of Mexico for a buttery corn-on-the-cob or a tasty taco, to China for some sticky pork bao buns or walk the alleyways of Italy for arancini bites or a cooling scoop of gelato. When you’re looking to find a country’s most-loved foods, the options are varied, vibrant and inviting for everyone. As you delve into the recipes in this book, you and your kitchen will be transported to taste deliciously different street food and, with each chapter – from An Asian Adventure to Experience India, European Cuisine to Tastes of the Americas – you’ll discover how to create the exquisite yet everyday dishes that each culture does best.