When it comes down to it, what makes an exotic dish stand out is a signature set of ingredients. Thanks to this beautifully designed infographic by DataDail, we now have the huge advantage of creating 36 unique cuisines from around the world at our
fingertips browser histories. Breaking down each country's main cuisines to three staple items, the chart is definitely more than just a novelty. Especially for aspiring foodies.
I sure didn't know that Northern India uses tons of cumin, ginger and lemon. Or that West Africa incorporates chili peppers, tomatoes and peanuts. This awesome graphic not only educates, but also makes me want to get out there and try more cuisines from around the world.
Looking at you, Lebanon.