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Brands are adding global spices to familiar dishes for experimentation

In an effort to evolve with increasingly adventurous and experiential consumers, the food industry has begun incorporating spicy and ethnic flavors into mild foods for an unexpected thrill. By integrating an international flavor profile, brands are satiating the need for novelty while pleasing consumers with familiar dishes. This shift towards global inspiration signifies an openness to adding international influences to everyday life.
SCORE: 4.6
Mild Top 4 Examples: 4,360 Total Clicks Jul 14 - Sep 15
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Chili Cashew Noodles - These Spicy Noodles Give an Extra Kick to Ordinary Ramen
SCORE: 4.3
Mild 1,410 Clicks Pub: Dec 31, 14
Chili Cashew Noodles
These Spicy Noodles Give an Extra Kick to Ordinary Ramen
One of the great things about both chili and ramen noodles is just how easy they are to make—you can dump all of the ingredients, heat it and leave the flavors to simmer amongst one another—much... [More]
Crunchy Taco Pizzas - Pizza Hut Korea's Latest Pizza is Meant to be Eaten Folded Like a Taco
SCORE: 5.3
Mild 1,929 Clicks Pub: Jul 1, 14
Crunchy Taco Pizzas
Pizza Hut Korea's Latest Pizza is Meant to be Eaten Folded Like a Taco
Pizza Hut Korea’s latest food concept is the Pork Taco Pizza that cleverly combines all the famous Mexican taco toppings to create one deliciously cheesy slice of pizza. The Pork Taco Pizza... [More]
Thai Soup Pizzas - Domino's Japan Serves a Tom Yum Pizza That Tastes Just Like the Spicy Soup
SCORE: 3.3
Mild 238 Clicks Pub: Jun 24, 15
Thai Soup Pizzas
Domino's Japan Serves a Tom Yum Pizza That Tastes Just Like the Spicy Soup
Domino’s Pizza in Japan is now serving a soup pizza that still satisfies a taste for warm Tom Yum, but in a very different form. Rather than being contained in a bowl with broth, the classic... [More]
Rice-Based Burger Buns - This Crispy Chicken Burger Features a Bread-Free Bun
SCORE: 4.2
Mild 783 Clicks Pub: Sep 5, 15
Rice-Based Burger Buns
This Crispy Chicken Burger Features a Bread-Free Bun
The ‘Curious Nut’ blog recently developed a recipe for a crispy chicken burger that is sandwiched between two pan-fried rice buns. In recent years, many chefs have sought to elevate the... [More]