The ultimate comfort food with ancient roots, a bowl of soup has warmed the hearts of generations. Different countries continue to improve their soup recipes and change the international cuisine. Let’s take a trip and discover the best soups around the world.

1. Beef pho (phở bò) – Vietnam

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The classic bowl of beef pho is filled with spices like cinnamon and star anise. Served with slices of raw beef cooked gently in the broth, it is considered Vietnam’s most beloved dish.

2. Chorba Frik – Algeria, Libya, and Tunisia

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Traditionally consumed during Ramadan, this North African soup is made up of grains, tomato broth, stewed chicken, and chickpeas. It is often paired with a piece of Kesra bread.

3. Chupe de Camarones – Peru

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This soup is a specialty of Arequipa, a city surrounded by volcanoes. Chupe de Camarones has shrimp, potatoes, and corn.

4. Groundnut – West Africa

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Groundnut is not your ordinary soup. It is made up of meat, fish, or chicken simmered into a thick peanut mixture.

5. Gumbo – United States

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This American dish has tons of seafood, chicken, and sausages. The World Champion Gumbo Cookoff is an annual event in Louisiana where cooks demonstrate their soup-making skills.

There is never a bad time to have a bowl of comforting goodness. Treat yourself to some of the world’s best soups now!