Ethnic Food Recipes That Will Take You All Around The World

Published on June 11, 2020

Eating the same ol’ foods every day can get boring at times. Trust me, I know I’ve been there. I swear that once I had pasta for like two weeks straight, I don’t think I had pasta for months after that. That’s how bad it got. Kicking up your taste buds isn’t a bad idea, and getting introduced to new things can add more variety to what you like and eat every day.

 I know I used to be picky about what I ate and didn’t eat out of my comfort zone as much as I do now. Once I went off to university, I decided that I would try some different foods, and the worst thing that could happen would be that I didn’t like it so, that’s what I did. 

Even though I haven’t traveled around the world, spicing up and changing the meals I eat made me seem like I had. Especially now is an excellent time to try different foods since we are all stuck in quarantine. Hit up those grocery stores for some ingredients and travel around the world while being in your kitchen. Let’s start easy at first. Here are some simple recipes that will open up your taste buds and spice up your kitchen.

Crab and Andouille Jambalaya 

Who doesn’t love a good jambalaya? Now this will kick up those taste buds. Also, adding the crab to the recipe will make it taste even better time to beast up that palate of yours. This will be on my kitchen menu.

Cuban Black Bean Soup 

This soup takes a twist on this soup because this fits for those who are on a healthy diet or vegan. Don’t worry; it’s still going to be just as good. Filled with all types of vegetables, you can serve this on its own or over a bed of rice.

Jamaican Style Beef Stew 

Now, I’ve had me a tasty beef stew before, but Jamaican style is going to something that everyone needs to try. With added spices, herbs, and meat, this will be the most flavorful stew you’ve ever had. 

Vietnamese Pork Lettuce Wraps 

If you’re trying to feed a whole family or a party full of friends, this dish is perfect for you. Green onions, carrots pork, salted peanuts, garlic sounds delicious and I bet it’s just as flavorful too.

Curried Vegetable Roti 

This Trinidadian sandwich something you need to add to your kitchen menu ASAP. Want to have a little snack in the middle of the day well, here is your meal. With a filling of zucchini, okra, chickpeas, tomatoes, and spinach with a creamy, tangy yogurt sauce, now that’s sounds like a delicious meal to me. 


Want to add some sweets to your meals, try out this popular African recipe called Qumbe. This will surely cure that sweet tooth of yours. Also, these would be a perfect party dessert snack as well as sweet and savory with coconut and yum.

Jori Ayers is a Staff Writer at Grit Daily based in Tampa, Florida. She was formerly with the editorial team at Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine.

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