Food is an important part of every Canadian's life. Even though many people like to assume that Canada is just a giant northern state slumped in with the rest of the U.S., that's definitely not true. We have a plethora of Canadian delicacies that are only true to the North.\nThis Canadian food guide includes everything from maple taffy to signature caesar cocktails. If you like squeaky cheese curds and creamy gravy, we've got the perfect Quebecois dish for you. Not to mention, an incredible cheesy pasta that's fit for all Canadian kids (and university students) – Kraft Dinner.\nHere's a list of all the iconic foods you need to try at least once in your lifetime if you want to call yourself a Canadian.\nBeaverTails\nView this post on Instagram "I got beaver fever and it was dam good" - @matt_zinsky . . . #BeaverTails #dessert #feedfeed #eeeeeats #sweettooth #dessertgram #dessertstagram #foodiegram #dessertlover #treatyourself #dessertlove #dessertlovers #bestfoodfeed #pastry #insiderdessert #foodinsider #dessertinsider #buzzfeedfood #buzzfeedtasty A post shared by BeaverTails (@beavertails_official) on May 24, 2019 at 9:11am PDT\nThis fried and sugary treat is the ultimate Canadian dessert. BeaverTails carts are sprinkled throughout major cities in Canada, and they offer this sweet treat to locals and tourists. You can have the traditional treat sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar or go for something drenched in chocolate, caramel and more!\nNanaimo Bars\n@McDonalds Nanaimo Bar McFlurryI can't do too much sweet stuff, but I'd like to try it out. Love Nanaimo Bars 😋 pic.twitter.com/aeRi4yKOTU— Ronnie Rabena (@Ronnie_Rabena) May 15, 2019\nThis tiny chocolate square of goodness is one of Canada's oldest and most well-known foods. Originally hailing from Nanaimo, BC, this popular treat is one of a kind and totally Canadian. You need to try this chocolate, wafer and custard dessert.\nIt's so popular that McDonalds Canada even decided to release a limited edition Chocolate Nanaimo Bar McFlurry.\nPoutine\nView this post on Instagram "l'attente en vaut la peine"🤤😍 -douces paroles de nos chers clients🧡 . . . 📸: @palderoty . . . #labanquise #poutine #lineup #tasty #foodporn #fries #gravy #poutinelovers #foodgasm #comfortfood #worthit A post shared by La Banquise (@restolabanquise) on May 26, 2019 at 12:11pm PDT\nCanadians and poutine go hand in hand. There isn't one without the other. The mix of crispy fries, gooey gravy and squeaky cheese curds is perfection. While poutines were originally from Quebec, all cities in the country now offer the Canadian delicacy.\nCaesars\nView this post on Instagram Well folks - Here they are...... Our 2 new Caesars launching FEB 1st!! We will be donating $1 from every specialty Caesar sold the entire month of Feb to the food bank. EGG McCaesar! - Egg, Ham, Cheese on English Muffin - With Tater Tots. KFCaesar! - Fried Chicken, Mac & Cheese Ball, McCain Deep n' Delicious Chocolate Cake, onion rings. Let's do some good and enjoy some Caesars!! A post shared by Score On Davie (@scoreondavie) on Jan 25, 2017 at 9:34am PST\nNo, we're not talking about Bloody Marys. Caesars are the most iconic drink to ever originate in Canada. If you're a true Canadian, then you live for the clamato cocktail. While this may not be food, some Canadian restaurants have begun serving MEGA caesars that are stacked with food on top.\nKetchup Chips\nKetchup chips 🙌🏽 https://t.co/Kbow7FAL4C— Shay Mitchell (@shaymitch) February 27, 2018\nView this post on Instagram Found! Ketchup flavored Lays! 🍅🍅. FOUND IN KEY FOOD BROOKLYN NY. #lays #laysketchupchips #ketchupchips #keyfood #brooklyn #icametohunt #fritolay A post shared by JunkFoodMom (@junkfoodmom) on Jul 28, 2018 at 4:16pm PDT\nIf you're not from the Great White North then you might find this one to be a bit odd. Ketchup and chips? Who would think of that? It's actually the best, even Pretty Little Liars actress Shay Mitchell swears by them. It's definitely a Canadian favourite.\nTim Hortons Timbits\nView this post on Instagram If you know, you know. 🇨🇦 A post shared by Shay Mitchell (@shaymitchell) on Dec 21, 2018 at 6:28pm PST\nTim Hortons is a cult classic in Canada. While the company may no longer be Canadian owned, the cafes will always have a dear place in our heart. Their delicious "donut holes" aka Timbits paired with a double-double is a breakfast match made in heaven\nMontreal-style Bagels\nView this post on Instagram Cla to the ssique. #montrealmoments #bagel #saintviateurbagel #mileend #tuesday #tuesdayvibes #sunnyday #weekendthrowback A post shared by Valérie Des Rosiers (@valesrosiers) on Jun 11, 2019 at 5:57am PDT\nI'm sure you've heard of New York style bagels, but have you ever heard of Montreal-style bagels? These bagels are known for being wood-fired and their homemade appearance. If you want to get the full experience, grab some Montreal smoked meat and cream cheese on top!\nKraft Dinner\nView this post on Instagram 🌕Keeping It Krafty🌕 A post shared by Brewski Blazers™ (@brewskiblazers) on Apr 17, 2019 at 8:35pm PDT\nKraft Dinner, or better known as KD, is a part of every Canadian's childhood. If you didn't grow up on KD, you probably weren't a Canadian kid during the early 1990s. We lived off of this cheesy delicious meal. Not to mention, the quick meal is great for university students on a budget.\nKD above everything.\nAll Dressed Chips\nView this post on Instagram I hope that the @raptors win the NBA Finals and that Kawhi stays in Toronto, in no small part because Laker fans are insufferable and think they deserve everything on a platter. That said, I greatly appreciate the misguided attempt to woo an elite athlete with no body fat with one of the greatest things #Canada has ever produced. #alldressedchips #toronto #losangeles #homeawayfromhomewashome A post shared by Paul Audette (@paulinmidcity) on May 28, 2019 at 6:19pm PDT\nSo, we already talked about ketchup chips, but all dressed chips are the next best thing. The flavour of mixed spices makes for a delicious snack. In Canada, we're known for having an array of flavours when it comes to chips: ketchup, dill pickle and not to mention all dressed. If you've never had all dressed, now's the time to try it. You'll never go back to plain chips again.\nFor the best all dressed chips, you can't beat Ruffles All Dressed.\nCoffee Crisp\nView this post on Instagram When your fav human sends you your fav 🇨🇦snack😍#coffeecrisp #friendshipgoals #thatonefriend #loveyouforeverforthis #waferglutton #itsasherrything A post shared by 💕Sherry💕 (@sschint1004) on Jun 2, 2019 at 5:03am PDT\nEvery Halloween we were all hoping to get some Coffee Crisp chocolates in our pillowcase. This iconic Canadian candy is beloved across the region. The alternating layers of vanilla wafer and coffee chocolate will leave you wanting more.\nMaple Syrup\nView this post on Instagram 3/3 The best part: hot maple syrup on fresh snow=maple taffy ("tire d'érable") to savour rolled around a wooden stick! * #cabaneasucre #laptitecabanedlacote #sugarshack #tirederable #mapletaffy A post shared by Carole (@elorac62) on Mar 10, 2019 at 7:16am PDT\nOf course, we couldn't have a list of iconic Canadian foods without adding in maple syrup. Not only are we known for having true Canadian Maple Syrup, but also for incorporating maple in various famous foods. In Canada, you can get maple taffy, maple cookies, maple fudge and more!