Culinary Vacations: A Passage to India
Posted: Saturday, February 1, 2014
If like most of us all you can do is dream of a warm getaway this season, you can at least take your taste buds on a trip! This month we're traveling to India, where the warming spices may be just what’s needed to get you through to spring.
While many of us in the Upper Midwest enjoy ethnic flavors from east Asian, Latin American and European nations, we might not be as familiar with the flavors of the Indian subcontinent. As it is a large country, there are wide regional differences, but popular flavors and ingredients in Indian cuisine include beans, lentils, vegetables and a wide variety of spices. Get a taste of adventure with these popular Indian dishes: