Start Cooking With Diverse Foods to Find Some Exotic New Flavors

List: Posted: 07/05/11

Everyone knows that cooking can become a chore after a while, and one of the best ways to get some excitement back into the kitchen is to start cooking with diverse foods.

Cooking with exotic foods or simply foods to which you are unaccustomed can come with some other benefits, as well. Many vegetables that might not find their way into your cooking repertoire can be very healthy. Avocado, kelp, quinoa, and more have some wonderful health benefits. Best of all, you will be able to find some great ways to use them in your cooking each day.

Adding new foods to your cooking is certainly not limited to vegetables. You can find some diverse foods in all of the different food groups. Wild boar can be a nice treat, as can venison. You will find that you can add these to your cooking and replace some of the other meats that  you usually use.

For desert, try serving up an exotic Dragon Fruit with its sweet white flesh. Or try the exotic Paw-paw, which has a melon-like texture with a mango-like flavor. Serve fruits like these with a scoop of ice-cream or sorbet to compliment the new flavors. Visit the 'exotic fruits' section at your local supermarket and try one new fruit each week. We dare you!

However, not everyone is going to be ready to experience all of these changes. If you or your family is set in your ways when it comes to mealtime, you will want to add some of those other foods to your cooking slowly. You don't want to change up your entire menu at once. Instead, try to add one or two new dishes with some different types of foods once or twice a week. This will give everyone a chance to experience something new, and they will be able to learn to appreciate other foods.

Indian Restaurants

    Punjabi Junction is a well-known Indian restaurant located in Northern Virginia. We are located in Sterling, Virginia. We are committed to provide our guest with an exceptional dining experience by offering our guest an extensive menu of north Indian cuisine and attentive customer service. We strive to only use the finest Indian spices in our delicacies and we can customize the taste of our dishes from mild, medium, hot to “Indian Hot” to meet everyone’s tastes and enhance the dining experience at Punjabi Junction. Our menu contains a wide array of vegetarian dishes and non-vegetarian dishes which are well known in the Northern Virginia area. We offer our guests a wide selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Come join us for an exceptional and unforgettable dining experience at Washingtonian’s best Indian restaurant in the DMV area.

    • 23520 Overland Dr Suite 122 Ste 122
    • Sterling, VA 20166
    • (703) 996-8810
    • 44260 Ice Rink Plz
    • Ashburn, VA 20147
    • (571) 918-4554
    • 44260 Ice Rink Plz Ste 120
    • Ashburn, VA 20147
    • (571) 291-9135
    • 44640 Waxpool Rd Ste 150
    • Ashburn, VA 20147
    • (571) 291-9408

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