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Have you ever wanted to expand your food palette with different cultures, but didn’t know where to start? In this article I will be giving you five suggestions to help you expand your palette.
- Indian – My all time favorite Indian food currently is butter chicken. Butter chicken is a made in a tomato sauce and blended with multiple different spices. Most Indian restaurants will allow you to choose between mild, medium, and hot as far as your spice level.
- Thai – If you love noodles, you’ll love Pad Thai as a beginner thai food. It is a blend of stir fried rice noodles, eggs, vegetables, and sauce. This is great for beginners. Just be sure to ask for no peanuts if you you have an allergy!
- Jamaican – If you’re into extremely spicy food, jerk chicken may be a great start. Personally, I love curry chicken and thinks its a delicious jump into Jamaican cuisine.
- Greek – Looking for something light? Mediterranean food is extremely light and gyros, a pita bread folded with meat vegetables and sauce inside, are good way to break into this culture’s food.
- Vietnamese – Calling all noodle lovers….again. Pho, a close rival to traditional ramen, consists of broth, rice noodles, herbs, and your choice of meat or tofu. Unlike ramen, it comes with vegetables as add-ins on the side such as bean sprouts and onions. I find myself craving this one often.