The World's Best Bowl Food
Where to find it and how to make it
Lonely Planet Food
Hearty and healthy, bowl food is very hip right now. We've selected 100 of the most authentic and delicious dishes from around the world and tell you how to make them. From Vietnamese pho and New England chowder to Persian salads and Welsh broth, these are the meals that speak the international language of comfort.
The follow-up to The World's Best Spicy Food and The World's Best Superfoods, The World's Best Bowl Food is packed with one-pot wonders that will set you up for the day, warm the core, and humbly feed friends and family. Alongside each recipe, we detail the history and culture behind the dish, and include 'tasting notes' to help you enjoy it in the most authentic way possible.
- Chia pudding from Central and Southern America
- Ful medames from Egypt
- Zucchini and fig smoothie bowl from the USA
- Borscht from Russia and Ukraine
- Jewish chicken and matzo ball soup
- Tom yam gung from Thailand
Salads & healthy bowls:
- Bibimbap from Korea
- Ceviche from Peru
- Fattoush from Lebanon and Syria
Rice, pasta & noodles:
- Nasi goreng from Indonesia
- Sarawak laksa from Malaysia
- Risi e bisi from Italy
Stews, braises & hearty bowls:
- Bunny chow from South Africa
- Poutine from Canada
- Bigos from Poland
- Acai bowl from Brazil
- Eton mess from England
- Kheer from India
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