Who doesn’t love sweet, fried dough? The doughnut is popular in many countries and is prepared in various forms as a sweet snack that can be homemade or purchased in bakeries, supermarkets, food stalls, etc. Here are some delicious donuts from all around the globe.
Many visit the home of the Berliner without ever realizing the familiar donut is actually a Berliner Pfannkuchen. The German pastry is traditionally filled with, of course, strawberry marmalade or custard, but during Carnival in March, beware of mustard-filled Berliners served as a joke!
Every winter around December, Israeli bakeries compete in making the best, most original and delicious donuts for Hannukah. We recommend the Dulce De Leche creations, as somehow, you can only find them in Israel.
Every area in America has its own style of donuts and preferred establishment to buy them from, but only one place has a café that is world-famous due to the NOLA version of a donut: the beignet. This is a square, deep-fried pastry with powdered sugar topping, accompanied by coffee is a world-class treat.
They’re not called donuts and they’re not filled with sweets, but Churros are Spain’s successful answer to the Berliner donut. They look a little like soft, fried breadsticks, and instead of filling they get toppings and dips: chocolate, sprinkles, or sugar.
Finally, if you never tried a Nigerian Puff Puff, don’t wait any longer. The best ones we tried were the street-vendor masterpieces sold in Lagos, they are sweet donuts with a secret: mild chili flakes to add a delightful kick.