Globalization perhaps benefited Indians most than any other community in the world! As a result, we see that the Indians are well established across the globe, as experts in various fields.
Likewise, when we talk about culinary delicacies, Indian chefs do come out with flying colors; they are always considered superior in some respects and also make better gourmets. The secret of this trend lies in our culinary grooming, which starts from the home kitchen, where we get to learn the basics of cooking from our mothers or grannies.
Distinctiveness & creativity
Based on the skill set, experimentation, creativity, knowledge, taste and the ability to cook different every time, makes one experienced. This unique mix is perhaps available more with the Indians, and being unique and being creative are the hallmarks of Indian cooking.
Indian food is characterized by the widespread use of various Indian spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. The various spices are the life-blood of every Indian food, which add immense positivity, and are hence very beneficial for our health. Even the types of oil, curry leaves, fresh herbs, etc. used in Indian cuisine have more health-related benefits compared to the rest of the cuisines of the world.
Local vegetables and fruits also add a better dimension to Indian food, and are even favorites among the kids. Home cooked Indian food is always aromatic, soothing, healthy and balanced for the digestive system.
Further, the experimentation with ingredients and spices, is an important aspect of Indian cooking. These experimentations re-produce your unique dish, but gives a different flavor each time. A traditional North-Indian dish can be cooked in East-India in its own unique way, retaining the original taste but giving a different flavor. To some extent you can even give it a better taste and color, while preserving the same flavor through your culinary skills.
Arousing all the senses
Indian food and its flavors are deep and astounding. Contrary to many Western views, the pungent aroma and the magic of real Indian spices do not expose the fiery heat in your system. Rather it’s a gradual way to awaken all your 6 senses.
Right from your childhood you start developing certain tastes on your taste buds. With the unique sound and aroma generated during home-cooking, your aural and olfactory senses are aroused. When almost ready, the unique color of each finished recipe soothes your eyes, improving its palatability. Finally, when you enjoy your food using your naked hands, the five senses completely work together to arouse the sixth sense – a sense of wholesomeness and complete satisfaction!
No wonder that Indians are make better gourmets! They acquire refined tastes since childhood, and are able to explore all senses from the Indian cuisine… each time, every time!
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