From the náhuatl name ‘izquitl’, esquite is the maize kernel served in a cup and condimented, usually served by street vendors and stalls.
Another delicious treat from Mexico’s streets is the elotes preparados, sold everywhere in any city by eloteros pushing their wheeled carts.
Raspados or raspas are a type of ice-based dessert, traditionally made by shaving a block of ice and adding flavoured syrup, though modern (and faster) versions use a blender to make ice chunks.
Lou mei (滷味) is the name given to the dishes prepared by simmering them in a large volume of seasoned soy-based sauce before cooking, like a marinade.
One of the many options regarding fried-anything in Hong Kong’s street food.
Siu laap (烧腊) is the name given to all Cantonese style cooked meats, including siu mei, lou mei and even preserved meats, like lap cheong or bakkwa.
Either modern stainless steel counters or small bikes with a wooden box attached, a lonesome seller or a whole family swarming around, street food carts are always conveniently stationed where there are lots passers-by.
Taiwan wheel cakes (糕点) are one of the many versions of the typical red bean cakes, and to be precise, the Taiwanese one, made of two halfs of dough cooked in a shaped waffle pan, with a filling to choose.