16 Wanderlust-Worthy Comfort Foods

We're all familiar with mac and cheese cravings - they're unavoidable. But we're certain these global comforts will leave you lusting after steaming bowls of potato soup, slathered fries, Spanish tortillas and more.

Part of: Comfort Food

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Australia: Sausage Rolls

"We are slightly obsessed with sausage rolls in my house, especially homemade ones, so these were total treat!"

-anniesnomsblog

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Canada: Poutine

Cheese curds and gravy and fries! Oh, my! This dish is perfect for snacking or late-night indulging — or anytime, really.

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Colombia: Ajiaco

"I absolutely loved this soup. Although there are very simple ingredients in the soup, it's packed with a lot of flavor. Definitely making this again soon!"

-Jonathan Melendez

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Ecuador: Ceviche

"This is the stuff dreams are made of. I love ceviche, and this is one of the best shrimp ceviches I have ever tried."

-ratherbeswimmin'

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France: Tartiflette

"The ultimate potato recipe — 5 stars from everyone in my family. This one is going in my permanent cookbook!"

-LorenLou

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Georgia: Khachapuri

"A variant from Imereti, a region in Georgia, this dish is really easy to make and so good. Be sure to make it right before serving to experience the full flavor and texture!"

-marika

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Holland: Bitterballen

Bite-sized veal croquettes are a Dutch staple, fit right in by serving these breaded beauties with mustard and beer.

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India: Curd Rice

"This was so good! I ordered all the seasonings from Amazon since I'd never used them before, and it was a success."

-Diana Johnson || EatingRichly.com

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Iran: Halim

If you're looking for a dish that delicately balances on the line of porridge and puree, this is the dish for you. It's a wonderful option for breakfast and very late nights.

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Israel: Hummus

"Topped with paprika, dill and parsley, this was so perfect for an easy dinner spread with pita, carrot sticks, olives and feta."

-Diana Johnson || EatingRichly.com

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Italy: Cacio E Pepe

"My family could not get enough of this; we loved it! I'll make this over and over — very easy!"

-kellychris

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Japan: Ramen

"Normally, ramen stock is made with many ingredients, but this simplified ramen using only chicken stock was very satisfying and very simple to make."

-Rinshinomori

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Mexico: Carnitas

"I've been cooking this recipe for about a year and a half now. It's still just as good as ever."

-rgstahl

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Poland: Pierogis

"I LOVE PIEROGIS! They are one of my favorite dishes! I eat them as my main meal all the time!"

- ~*Miss Diggy*~

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Spain: Tortilla

"A New York Times-featured chef said this was his favorite food, and I am making it for the fifth time — it has become a favorite of ours too."

-D J

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Sweden: Pyttipanna

When pantry staples and leftovers turn into a stunning dish perfect for any meal of the day, you know you have this Scandinavian winner on your hands.

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