Describing a blend of fragrant spices, this can usually be found in dry or paste form used mainly in Indian cuisine for spice or flavor. This mixture is also commonly served in drinks or sprinkled in salads and fruits.
Made from a mix of white rice flour, tapioca flour, salt and water, these thin, fragile translucent round sheets are normally used to make spring rolls when dampened, but also make for good all-purpose wrappers.
As a traditional dish in Korean cuisine, kimchee is made by fermenting seasoned cabbage along with other vegetables. With a high concentration of dietary fiber and low in calories, it's common to see Kimchee with every meal.
Available in various forms and flavors, fufu is made by mashing yam, plantain, cocoyam, rice or cassava, either singly or a combination of any of these into smooth round dough and eaten with traditional African vegetable soup or stew.
Combine beer with fresh ginger juice and voilá, you have ginger beer. Pleasant and invigorating, it has a more robust taste and combined with ginger health benefits, it helps relieve morning sickness, pain and heartburn to name a few.
The "jerk" comes from charqui, the Quecha root word for "jerky" meaning dried meat. It's traditionally used in the curing process of chicken and beef and other popular uses including dry rubs and marinades.
GOYA PARA EMPANADAS
A pre-packaged dough, it's normally used for turnover pastries like empanadas which are pastries packed with meat and enjoyed as an appetizer, a main dish or even for dessert.
Made from the dried leaves of the holly tree in the South American rainforest, Yerba mate is typically prepared as a tea-like drink. However, unlike tea, it has a low tannin content so it can be strong like coffee without becoming extremely bitter.
Similar to cream soda, it's know for its unique taste which can only be obtained from plant extracts on Colombia's Caribbean coast giving vanilla, bean, almond and pistachio flavor.
Delicate and baked golden brown, these crackers are flat, thin and crisp, making it perfect to top with cheese, meat, sliced fruit and more. It originally got the name for the ease with which they were carried on long journeys over the water.
CAROTINA PALM OIL
Derived from the fruit of the palm tree, it's a unique blend of canola and red palm oil traditionally used for frying, baking, roasting, salads and more. With Carotine's unique consistency and natural richness, it means you don't need as much of it as other oils.
A 100% all-natural energy drink from Jamaica. It contains eight ingredients that have major health benefits: chainy roots, menthe, sarsapilla, hug-mi-tight, dandelion, strong back, blood wiss and coconut root.
Meaning "sweet," this dense confectioner dessert is primarily made with seeds, nut or grain and is ground with sweetener such as honey or brown sugar. Their textures, however, vary from a gelatinous and translucent appearance to a drier and more crumbly taste.
Light in color, this creamy, ground paste is made from sesame seeds that have been hulled. To make tahini, seeds are typically blanched in hot water and grounded with salt and sometimes olive oil and are often used in hummus, baba ghanouj and halvah.
STUFFED CABBAGE LEAVES
Using cabbage, which is high in nutrients such as vitamin C and glutamine, this inexpensive dish can be crafted vegetarian or meat based and cooked either by pan-frying, steaming or baking.
Called corned beef brisket, it's often boiled to allow the excess salt and pickling spices to escape the meat, making it more tender. Or it can be prepared by smoking it for added flavor, also known as pastrami.
Tender and delicately flavored, lamb meat is usually offered in several different cuts. The ribs make for a delicious roast while the loin is where the most expensive cuts come from. The leg is the most popular cut and the breast is usually made into ground lamb.
Seafood lovers can only find these in the sunlit waters around New Zealand's unspoiled coastline. Greenshell mussels are prized for their large, plump meat, sweet tender taste and vibrant emerald colored shell.