Worldwide staple foods from has provided us with an infographic which gives you a lot of staple food insight and is fun to explore. Check it out and explore worldwide staple foods.

Nothing defines a culture more than their food.
There are a number of signature ingredients around the world that heavily influence the culture of the people who cook with them. Because these ingredients are often exclusive to certain areas, they can become staples of the diets in those locations.
For example, here are some countries and their signature ingredients:
  • United States – corn
  • India – tumeric
  • Brazil – cassava
  • Bangladesh – rice
  • Russia – smetana
  • Etc.
Below is a visual from Kitchen Cabinet Kings that takes you on a trip around the world to learn about the different flavors that feature prominently in various historic cultures.

Thank you Kitchen Cabinet Kings for providing such a good graphic.


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Maralyn Dennis Hill

Maralyn D. HillThe Epicurean Explorer

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