Fusion food is trying to quite consciously fuse things that are sometimes quite contradictory, sometimes quite far apart, to see if they'd work.
Fusion cuisine combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style. It has played a part in innovations of many contemporary restaurant cuisines since the 1970s.
Regional fusion combines different cuisines of a region or sub-region into a single eating experience. Asian fusion restaurants, for example, combine the various cuisines of different Asian countries, not just one.
Below are a few tasteful fusion dishes - click the titles for the recipes!
Let this US and Mexico dish take you on a cultural taste journey through the extraneous North and South America.
The delicious, golden Delicata squash will entice you along with the glazed honey shimmering on its coat. Pomegranate seeds and pepitas will add a special spark to this dish and create that perfect blend of delicate American squash and the fiery, striking surprise of those Southern nuts.
Combine avocado, Korean kimchi and the Mexican quesadilla together to form a delicious fusion feast!
The spicy flavor of kimchi makes it a natural filling for quesadillas and a good contrast with mild, buttery avocado. Ready in 30 minutes, this recipe will make your tongue melt with flavour. Add some cheese to make it tangy and you can even add grilled chicken or shrimp to give it a little more of a twist.
World renowned for its flavoursome kick, Wasabi adds a whole new layer to this Mashed Potatoes dish. Usually used alongside sushi, this powerful ingredients packs a punch and gives mash a much needed update!
Placing some fresh shiso leaves on top to and also give the recipe a lighter flavor.
Gorgeously buttery classic English shortbread cookies with a sharp kick of Indian chai spices. The shortbread biscuits stands strong on the top as an all time favourite - and this will only be enhanced by adding this exotic and explosive ingredient!
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