Tag Archives: Ethnic

Fare with Flair: Hispanic-Inspired Seafood Dishes

According to the National Restaurant Association’s What’s Hot report, ethnic food and global cuisine is one of the top trends of 2017. Under global flavor trends, Latin American flavors weighed in at No. 5. Adventurous, younger diners are driving this interest and customers are more worldly and sophisticated in general. Street food, especially Mexican-inspired, is also attractive to diners looking ...

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Trends: Go Bold or Go Home + Tap Into This

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Go Bold or Go Home With more diners using food as a way to explore new cultures, ethnic flavors continue to influence many dishes. For some home cooks, such cuisines can be challenging to tackle at home so consumers are seeking out restaurants that offer globally inspired dishes with flair. • North African flavors are stepping into the spotlight. Incorporate ...

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Trend – Filipino Flavors

Asian cuisines have enjoyed a long ride at the top of the trend table. Now it seems the Phillipines is getting its time in the limelight. From lumpia to green mangoes, banana ketchup, and annatto seeds, chefs and menu planners are incorporating both traditional and modern fusion takes on this bold style of cooking. Lumpia are usually deep-fried, similar to ...

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“Nuevo” Huevos Rancheros Verde

Breakfast is a defining daypart that presents an opportunity to make a strong statement about your restaurant’s brand, quality, and culture. Enhance predictable breakfast offerings by  incorporating interesting international flavors. Start with a familiar ethnic dish like Huevos Rancheros and take it to the next level by adding layers of aroma, texture, and temperature. The combination of spicy salsa, rich ...

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Infusing Ethnic Flavors For An Authentic Experience

Now more than ever, savvy diners, especially millennials, are concerned with a meal’s authenticity. When it comes to ethnically influenced menu items, family-style preparations are a more authentic way to present food from other corners of the world. Large platters are nothing new to ethnic cuisine, as this type of dining is traditional at restaurants such as Chinese and Korean ...

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