Small World, Big Taste

In today’s global village, Latin American spices are used in Indian curries, and pestos garnish stuffed chiles. One way to create fusion food is to combine herbs used in cuisines across the globe with vegetables and proteins indigenous to your own region. Here are some winning combinations from diverse culinary traditions.

Chiles, epazote, cocoa powder, and pumpkin seeds are ground together with cumin, coriander, cinnamon, and allspice in this rich powder, which turns ordinary vegetables into exotic fare.