Posts Tagged 'ethnic'

Foodie Friday—Some Like It Hot: Sriracha and Our Capsaicin Fascination


The bottle alone is iconic: The white silhouette of the rooster, the Kelly-green cap, and the vibrant red-orange glow of the mouth-watering sauce within. (more…)

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Foodie Friday: Sauce it Up! 5 Exotic & Unexpected Condiments

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Looking for a new flavor profile to “spice up” your next meal? Look no further than the condiment aisle of your supermarket—or international market—for tantalizing combinations of sweet, sour, spicy, and umami. Foodies are becoming more and more aware of the novel and delicious flavors of ethnic cuisines, and adding a dash of pepper sauce, relish, vinegar, or other condiments is an easy and affordable way to lend a kick to your favorite dish. Today, we’ll take a closer look at 5 exotic condiments to try on your next home-cooked dish!

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Foodie Friday: Turmeric Endearment–Why We Love this Remarkable Root

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Among the many food trends that have taken 2016 by storm, one of the most colorful, healthful, and spicy favorites is the humble-yet-exotic root, turmeric. Similar to its root-relative ginger, packed with powerful nutritional benefits, and familiar to anyone who loves Indian curry dishes, turmeric garners praise from ethnic food enthusiasts and health-nuts alike. Today, we take a closer look at this remarkable rhizome! (more…)

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Foodie Friday: Why Poke is What It’s All About

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Move over, Pokemon Go. There’s another “Poke” trend sweeping the nation, and it’s downright delicious. Lovers of fresh fish, savory umami flavors, and Hawaiian specialties rejoice: Poke Bowls are showing up on menus in major cities on both coasts, and it won’t be long till middle America joins the obsession.

Today, we look at this sushi-like delight—that’s been popular for ages with native Hawaiians—and share some recipes to get a taste of the islands at home!

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Foodie Friday: 6 Imaginative Lunch Ideas for Foodie Kids

Elementary School Pupils With Healthy And Unhealthy Lunch Boxes

 

It’s back-to-school time, and that means it’s also time to get creative with school lunches—whether carried in a fancy lunch box, thermos, or a humble brown paper bag. Today, we’ll discover 6 fun and delicious lunch ideas for kids to start the school year right with a lunchbox full of foodie happiness.

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Foodie Friday: 4 Tempting Dessert Trends for 2016

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Despite all the emphasis on clean labeling and healthy eating that’s trending everywhere we look, sometimes you just need to treat yourself. In fact, there’s even been a modest increase over the past several years in how often restaurant guests order desserts. For Today’s Foodie Friday, we’ll indulge in an extra helping of 2016 dessert trends.

 

 

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Foodie Friday: Global Food Trends–5 Exotic Flavors Going Mainstream

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In the ever-changing culinary scene, it’s always exciting to learn about emerging food and beverage trends. Lately, the buzz is all about global flavor profiles with spices, sauces, and bold flavors from around the world. Today, we’re taking a closer look at 4 international taste sensations that are quickly becoming mainstream foodie favorites.

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Foodie Friday–Local Summer: 4 Fresh & Friendly Farmers Markets

Summer’s here! For foodies all over the country, this means it’s the perfect time to visit the local Farmers Market and take home ripe, fresh, best-in-season food. Today, we look at 4 farmers markets that offer exceptional goods and make their city food scene proud. (more…)

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Foodie Friday: Fast and Foreign–3 Ways Fast-Casual is Going Global

Quick question: In an age where people are increasingly more choosy about what they eat, how much they eat, and the even story behind their food, how do you revitalize the image of tried-and-true American fast food?

These days, the answer seems to be written on the golden arches: Make it less American. We’ve highlighted the popularity of ethnic foods in previous blogs, but today’s Foodie Friday focuses more closely on the realm of fast-casual dining—and 3 smart ways savvy retailers have chosen to follow the ethnic food trend to spice up their menus, inspire their customers, and reinvent our notion of fast food beyond burgers and fries. (more…)

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