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20 of the Most Important Staple Foods in World Cuisine

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by Henry Miller Jan 25, 2018

Cuisine is a tricky thing to define. While we all have fairly universal ideas about what Indian food looks and tastes like, being able to describe and replicate that flavor requires a deeper knowledge of the local ingredients found in India. Using noodles doesn’t necessarily mean you are preparing Italian cuisine, but adding sauce made from San Marzano heirlooms and grated parmesan might put you on the right track. With that in mind, Kitchen Cabinet Kings put together a list of the most important staple ingredients of the most populated countries in the world.

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