Gone are the days when you could do good with an Indian, Chinese or Japanese cuisine. Today, you need more!
Fusion cuisine is the new in-thing and restaurants are increasingly resorting to changing their traditional food approach to cuisines that are more inclined towards a blend of different traditional recipes.
It is not a way of tampering with the preserved recipes that come from generations but a way of presenting the said recipes in a unique blend of flavors, textures, and experiences.
Let’s dive right into what South Asian fusion cuisine can offer to you.
The Best of Both the Worlds
Any worthy South-Asian cuisine will have staples like rice, lemongrass, lots of herbs, noodles, spices and a plethora of different sauces. The one thing that stands out in the South-Asian cuisine is fresh ingredients and quick, on-the-wok cooking.
On the other hand, the Western cuisine is loaded with protein-rich food and lean meat. Therefore, a blend brings out the best of both the worlds and is a new treat to the taste buds. It is not only delicious but is also loaded with nutritional value and freshness.
When people say that the cuisine of any country reflects their culture, they are not completely wrong.
With a fusion of South-Asian and Western food, there is also a fusion of the two cultures. It is also one of the biggest and most noticeable impacts of the South-Asian cuisine on the Western gastronomical scene.
And it is reflected in everything you see – from the way the food is served to the décor of a restaurant.
With the arrival of these fusion restaurants, people are becoming more and more innovative in showcasing the fusion through the ambiance of their restaurant. They now want to experiment with the same old, passé recipes and present something new to the foodies.
The Top Fusion Cuisine Restaurants
It’s a trend the world over now.
If you are in Toronto or around, head off to Rick’s Good Eats in Brampton, Ontario that serves customers a rich and bold flavor profile with fresh ingredients and a whole lot of love.
This is a fusion of the Punjabi-Canadian cuisines and does, indeed, bring forth the best of both these cuisines to the people of Canada. Some wonderful recipes are chaat fries, Achari coleslaw, and much more.
Then there is Asia de Cuba, right in London, that offers a beautiful blend of Asian and Latin cuisines. You can try out dishes you have probably never heard of before – from mojo duck confit to veal vaca frita and more. You could even opt for a small sharing plate to try out the different items on offer – fusion is the new sexy after all.
If you are one of those people who love to experiment and is always searching for new and different foods to try out, this is the right time to be in the West!