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Desserts from Around the World

April 24, 2010  
Filed under Global Spotlight

10 international desserts worth trying: “More than meets the eye”

Ganja Pakhlavas by Fuada/Wikimedia

Azerbaijani pakhlavas from Ganja–the second largest city in Azerbaijan (small country next to Armenia). Photo: Fuada/Wikimedia

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Spaghettieis is a German dessert that mimics a plate of spaghetti. Vanilla or a white colored ice cream is passed through a Spatzle press to make it look like noodles. It is then topped with whip cream and strawberry sauce, sprinkled with sweet white flakes in the form of coconut or white chocolate.
Photo: Frank C. Müller/Wikimedia

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Alfajores are cookie sandwiches filled with jam or dulce de leche covered with coconut or powdered sugar—a traditional sweet snack in Argentina and other parts of South America. Photo: V!NZ/Wikimedia

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Italian pudding dessert: Panna cotta with fruit sauce. Name translates as “cooked cream” in Italian.)
Photo: Zyance/Wikimedia

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Turkish Delight: A Middle Eastern nut and jelly confection with rosewater and lemon flavorings, Turkish Delights were also featured in the movie Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

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Spekkoek is a popular Dutch-Indonesian layered cake that is enjoyed during holidays in Indonesia.

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Brazilian dessert: Pe de moleque is a popular peanut candy in Brazil—a nut brittle.

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Halo-halo is a popular cold dessert in the Philippines made up of sweet red beans, garbanzo beans, sweet yam, macapuno, flan, crushed ice, milk, jackfruit, dried rice and ice cream with different ingredient variations. Halo means “mix” in Tagalog. Photo: Wedalicious/Flickr.com

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Japanese sweet potato pastry. Photo: Laitr Keiows/Wikimedia

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Thai Mango sticky rice dessert, also known as Khao Niaow Ma Muang in Thai. Photo: Williamnyk/Flickr.com

Comments

7 Responses to “Desserts from Around the World”
  1. kaylee says:

    put more things on there.

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  3. Asmaa says:

    Omg I love this green cake it’s amazing and tasty ( I dint don’t what u call the green cake)
    I tasted at school this Indonesian teacher gave me I picie and I ate it but it’s delicious!!!!!! Plus but I don’t know how to make it I want to learn how to haha lol

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