Exotic Foods

Are you looking for a way to spice up your everyday menu at home while saving money? Try making some international cuisine. Our articles will introduce you to new dishes and will guide you in their preparation in clear, easy-to-do steps written by experts. You could save a delivery fee by making your own Chinese food at home, learn to navigate an international grocery store to buy your own exotic ingredients, or host a party with an international flair - the possibilities are endless. The different cultures and countries represented by these recipes and guides will illuminate a great range of options for additions to your family's meals.

Not only are these recipes easy to make, but they also provide a wider array of options for diet foods. For those who wish to slim down and cut calories, the fresh ingredients, great use of spices and flavors, and simple cooking techniques used in exotic cooking eliminate the need for fattening elements so prevalent in American cuisine. By exploring these pages, you'll find an easier way to make healthy eating part of your life.

Be sure to check back often, as our authors continually add new articles. You will encounter cultures and foods that are otherwise rarely encountered. The preparation of exotic foods will enable you to take a trip anywhere around the world, right from the comfort of your own kitchen. Allow these guides to help give variety to your normal foods, while learning about new cultures and their delicacies. These dishes are sure to become family favorites.

More Exotic Foods Articles

  • How To Preserve Ginger Root

    Ginger is a phenomenal food which has medicinal properties and adds great flavor to cooking. Here are some tips on how to preserve ginger root.
  • What are Chili Beans

    Among the most popular dishes from Latin America are chili beans.
  • How To Collect Sap from Sugar Maple Trees

    Collecting sap from sugar maple trees is fairly simple and moderately easy to do.
  • How To Buy Rocky Mountain Oysters

    Rocky Mountain oysters are a particular kind of North American offal: prime-cut bull or buffalo testicle. They're widely celebrated and often served breaded and...
  • How To Attend the Jalapeno Eating Contest in Texas

    One of the most awaited events of the Texas state fair is the jalapeno eating contest, where contestants are given an amount of time to eat as many jalapenos as they can!
  • How To Find Recipes from the Hancock Lobster Company

    Lobster is the specialty of the Hancock Lobster Company, but they have a wide variety of frozen and fresh seafood to choose from.
  • How To Find Halal Food Products

    As a rule, in order to find halal food products, you must first know the items to avoid or the haram.
  • How To Compare Reishi and Shiitake Mushrooms

    Reishi and shiitake mushrooms are both tasty, popular and healthy. This article will help you in how to choose between the two.
  • How To Make Rennet

    Rennet is a substance found in a mammal's stomach that aids in digestion and is used in making cheese. Learn how to make rennet using a freshly killed calf's stomach.
  • How To Buy Dragon Fruit

    Unlike the fire-breathing dragon, dragon fruit is very sweet. Its juicy flavor blends tones of kiwifruit, Asian pear and watermelon.
  • How To Pickle Burdock Root

    Burdock root is high in vitamin B6 and several important minerals. Here's how to pickle a burdock root.
  • How To Make Japanese Maki

    Looking for a specialty dish that will please your party guests and provide a bit of entertainment at the same time? Consider making this receipt for Japanese maki sushi.
  • How To Make California Sushi Rolls

    To make a California sushi roll, you can stick to the traditional ingredients or you can go for some other combination. Here are some tips to help you make a...
  • How To Eat Tripe

    Tripe is considered a delicacy in many countries. It is the stomach of a domesticated animal, usually from a cow, pig, or sheep. Although tripe is eaten all around the...
  • How To Cook with Grains of Paradise

    Grains of Paradise is an exotic new flavor, grown on the shores of Western Africa. Here’s how to cook with grains of paradise.
  • How To Prepare a Sushi Tuna Roll

    A tuna roll, or a tekka maki, is a variation of sushi and is smaller than the traditional sushi size.  It contains raw tuna and is the perfect thing to serve at a...
  • How To Eat Sushi Properly

    Don't we all love sushi? I personally enjoy sushi and on some occasion, I just dig in and eat it with my fingers. I mean, come on, it's really hard to use the...
  • How To Make Homemade Matzoh Bread

    Matzoh bread is a flat bread that is not allowed to rise during baking so that it remains thin and crispy when served. Making homemade Matzoh bread is used to...
  • How To Make Salmon Nigiri

    Salmon nigiri is a type of sushi made by layering raw salmon on a small roll of rice. It is delicious, and one of the easiest types of sushi to make. Unlike other...
  • How To Make Chicken Kiev

    Chicken Kiev is a classic Ukrainian chicken dish. Juicy and flavorful, it is sure to please both adults and children. Chicken Kiev is breaded chicken with a delicious...
  • How To Make Chinese-Style Steamed Whole Fish

    This Chinese-style method for steaming a whole fish is very healthy. It serves 4, and is easy to make. Here's how to make Chinese-style steamed whole fish.
  • How To Make Falafel

    Falafel is a very popular food in the Middle East, where it is sold by street vendors as fast food. Falafel is a deep-fried ball of chickpeas and seasoning. It is...
  • How To Make Vegetable Spring Rolls

    Vegetable spring rolls make a delicious appetizer or snack. They are easy to make, and go great with any Asian dishes. You can even eat them as lunch with a side of...
  • How To Make Onion Bhaji

    Onion Bhaji is a favorite Indian dish of many. Like the American dish of onion rings, Onion Bhaji involves onions dipped in batter and then fried. These Indian...
  • How To Make Cucumber Maki

    Many people enjoy eating sushi at restaurants, but believe it to be too difficult to make at home. This is a common misconception, but actually many types of sushi,...
  • How To Make Prawn Curry

    Prawn curry is a delicious Indian or Pakistani dish that combines sweetness with spiciness. This delicious seafood dish is easy to prepare using one pan. Here's how to...
  • How To Make Egg Fried Rice

    Egg fried rice is a great way to use up leftover rice and vegetables. If you don't have one or two of the seasonings, just omit them. This one-dish meal also makes an...
  • How To Eat Sushi

    Sushi is intimidating for many newcomers. Because it is so different from the foods you're probably used to eating, you may become confused when eating sushi at a...
  • How To Make Thai Fried Rice

    If you're in the mood for some Thai, this Thai Fried Rice recipe should satisfy your craving. Packed with flavor and spices, this recipe is a sure-fire way to take a...
  • How To Make a Spicy Korean Kimchi

    Some people explore the world by traveling, but some can’t afford to do that. Traveling isn’t just the only option for you to explore the world--having a taste of...
  • How To Make Steak Fajitas

    Fajitas are traditionally made with skirt steak, along with grilled onions and peppers. They are a delicious Mexican food that's sure to please your family or guests....
  • How To Make Tacos

    Tacos are great for feeding a crowd! They are easy to serve buffet style, and are always a hit with kids. You can adjust the ingredients used to suit the tastes of...
  • How To Make Pupusas

    Pupusas are a traditional food from El Salvador. They are a thick tortilla-type dough filled with cheese, and sometimes pork rind. This unique food is sure to be a hit...
  • How To Make Bratwurst: Making Sausage

    Bratwurst is a type of German sausage traditionally made with pork and veal, although there can be many other variations. This type of sausage is heavily spiced and...
  • How To Make Hummus

    Hummus is a very popular Middle Eastern dip made with chickpeas. Serve it with pita bread, crackers, or vegetables for a great appetizer. It also makes a healthy...
  • How To Make Chicken Curry

    Chicken curry is a traditional Indian dish that is easy to make at home, even though it involves many ingredients. These ingredients should all be found at your...
  • How To Make Enchiladas: Homemade Enchilada Sauce

    Enchiladas are an easy meal that's sure to please everyone in your family. This easy enchilada recipe will even show you how to make homemade sauce to accompany the...
  • How To Make Teriyaki Sauce: Teriyaki Recipe for Marinade

    Teriyaki sauce makes a great glaze for chicken or beef. Although you can buy it in a bottle, it just won't taste the same as homemade teriyaki sauce. Plus, it's really...
  • How To Make Jambalaya

    Jambalaya is a traditional Cajun dish consisting of meat, vegetables, and rice. Jambalaya can be made with shrimp, sausage, or other meats. Because there are no many...
  • How To Make Coconut Shrimp

    Coconut shrimp makes a great appetizer, or even a main dish. It's sure to impress your guests! You can easily make coconut shrimp for an intimate dinner or a large party.
  • How To Make Satay

    Satay [sah -TAY] or saté is a popular snack and appetizer, consisting of skewered pieces of meat, usually beef or chicken, which are grilled and then served with a...
  • How To Make Peanut Sauce for Satay

    The following traditional Indonesian recipe for the sauce, also called Sambal Kacang (“kacang” meaning “nut” in native Malay language) uses fresh roasted...
  • How To Make Chicken Tikka Masala

    The recipe of chicken tikka masala that can be easily made at home to win over someone's heart. Prepare it for a romantic dinner and he will love the effort you put...
  • How To Make Risotto ai Funghi

    This risotto is made with funghi or Italian mushrooms. It might be a little difficult to find them and you should look for funghi porcini secchi, which have a delicate...
  • How To Make Risotto

    A risotto is a delicious Italian main dish. It's basically flavored rice, and it can be made in a huge variety of flavors. It can be served with meat and always with a...
  • How To Make Flour Tortillas

    If you've ever been to Mexico, chances are that you've seen women effortlessly rolling out tortilla after tortilla. Although flour tortillas are actually much harder...
  • How To Use Chopsticks

    Chopsticks are two thin sticks, usually made of wood, used by many oriental cultures as our fork. Learning how to use them is not as difficult as it seems, but you are...
  • How To Cook Adobo

    This recipe is the one we apply back in my province, Aklan, the oldest province in the Philippines. There is no official recipe of this dish but it is guaranteed that...
  • How To Make Arroz con Pollo

    This recipe is a Costa Rican staple and was the main dish at my wedding. It is also one of the first recipes I learned from my husband's family in Costa Rica. It is...
  • How To Cook Aush

    This articles shows how to cook a traditional Afghan dish called Aush, a form of noodles with meat sauce.