Further informationBecause cultures are constantly mixing and changing, there are many other foods in addition to those above that are eaten by people all over India. While certain foods may be most popular in one area, they can and are eaten by people in other places, too!Lots of Indian food is well known for its special flavors and spices. Have you ever eaten Indian food? If so, what were some of the flavors that you remember?Among many others, a few of the spices commonly used in Indian cooking include turmeric, saffron, cardamom, garam masala, cumin, and nutmeg. – Ask the grown-ups in your house if you have any of these spices in the kitchen. Open the jars to smell each spice, and see if you can learn their names based on their smells!
Sources & links
“Cuisine.” India Heritage. 8 Oct. 2009 “Indian Food Glossary.” Indian Food. Namaskaar, Inc. 8 Oct. 2009 “South Indian Recipes and Cuisine.” Indian Foods Company. 8 Oct. 2009 “Food Culture and History.” IndiChef. 8 Oct. 2009 "tandoori cookery." Encyclopædia Britannica. 2009. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 09 "India." Encyclopædia Britannica. 2009. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 09 Oct. 2009 Lagasse, Emeril. Emeril’s There’s A Chef in My World! New York: Harper Collins, 2006. “East Indian Food and Recipes.” Indian Foods Company. 8 Oct. 2009 “North Indian Food and Recipes.” Indian Foods Company. 8 Oct. 2009