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Combined with the functional benefits of the traditional spices—turmeric, clove, fenugreek and cinnamon—this potato-based take on the shawarma can boast better-for-you benefits—as well as showstopping creativity
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There’s a precision to the global mash-up at Nahita in Boston, where the pantry pulls strategically from Peru, Japan, Mexico and Turkey, staying true to authentic ingredients while combining them in new and intriguing ways.
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With tacos, anything goes today. We’re seeing seriously inventive takes on classic proteins, while on the plant-based side, chefs are moving well beyond the perfunctory veggie taco.
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Look southward for the next big thing in dessert texture—buñuelos. Here are four opportunities to showcase buñuelos in trend-forward dessert applications.
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Ramen is on the rise, with ramen menu mentions up 46 percent over the last four years. We bring you ways to play with ramen textures, ramen-inspired cocktails, Ramyun, and global ramen mash-ups to inspire.
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Differentiate your menu with creative takes on authentic regional dishes of Mexico.
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Chefs are discovering mole's potential, leveraging its earthy, rich blend of nuts, warm spices, chiles and more
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The General Public offers Shakshuka with crushed tomato, cayenne, toasted cumin, smoked paprika, soft poached eggs and buttered baguette
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The Lakehouse offers Moroccan Spice Roasted Carrots with rich yogurt, chiles, almonds and mint
Picture for Flavor Find: Mole's Magic
The array of moles, served on a wooden platter with rice, demonstrates the menu potential of this craveable sauce.
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In Indian mash-ups, subtle moves show up as a gentle touch, an easing in of flavor. The result is significant, offering delicious flavor discovery
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This Ras el Hanout Hummus Bowl with Sockeye Salmon showcases some of today’s biggest trends
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Greek yogurt helps foodservice operators leverage the assertive flavors of India and the Eastern Mediterranean.
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Ideas and inspiration for how to use yogurt creatively in your menus.
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Spicy yogurt brings a cool kick to the brunch menu. Here are four easy ways with chilaquiles, hash browns, yogurt bowls and pancakes.
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Sorghum is finally going national. Here are five ways to feature it on your menu.
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Try these add-ins to keep this condiment on the cutting edge.
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Indian food is catching fire this year. Approachability is everything. With diners game for the next flavor frontier, Indian mash-ups are poised to offer a differentiating thrill.
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Take an Indian national dish, major flavor or technique as inspiration, and craft that into a new form or flavor that works on your menu and with your consumer target.
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Traditional falafel dishes are evolving - here are four new formats to consider
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Global protein treatments with on-trend opportunity and complex, craveable flavor
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Extend the flavor stories behind some of the most craveable and successful profiles today
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Chefs are exploring the menu potential of furikake and togarashi, two high-impact finishes
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Contemporary touches are creating renewed interest in Indian cuisine
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Where did this sauce come from, and where is it headed?
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Poutine has become ubiquitous, offering a craveable platform for customization
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Ongoing research reveals inspired ingredient and flavor innovation—with a sweet finish
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The next generation of global inspiration brings big, diverse flavors to protein dishes
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Nationwide flavor trends get their start at emerging regional chains
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Regional Italian food and drink at its best can be found in the traditions of the Piedmont region
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Accessible flavors and comforting dishes bring “new” global cuisines closer to home
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Growing Hispanic and Asian populations make their mark on today’s American menus
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