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40 Cross-Culture Fusion Foods

From Ramen Sandwiches to Poutine Pizzas

— August 13, 2013 — World
Globalization is bringing people of the East and West closer, which is also bringing forward evermore creative fusion foods. Lately we've seen a movement in instant noodle-infused western dishes like grilled cheese sandwiches, burgers and even cupcakes.

Aside from the ramen craze, other Asian dishes are being manipulated using North American ingredients. Eggrolls have been made with cookie dough, sushi rolls with fruit and wontons with baked pumpkin pie mix. This mash-up of food culture proves that people are now evermore open to trying flavors and cooking techniques of different cultures.

Along with Asia, we are also seeing a lot of Mexican-North-American fusions. From chocolate nachos to Mexican-inspired flat bread recipes, Mexican food is being re-imagined to cater more specifically to North American taste buds.

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Asian Pancake Artistry
Asian Pancake Artistry
A Signature Japanese Snack Just Got An Extra Kick with Mayonnaise Art
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Hearty Alcoholic Broths
Hearty Alcoholic Broths
Bryant Park Hotel Introduces Three Seasonal Cellar Bar Soup Cocktails
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Egg Roll-Crusted Pies
Egg Roll-Crusted Pies
The Chinese Pizza Creation by Epic Meal Time Will Leave You Salivating
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Savory Chia Puddings
Savory Chia Puddings
This Run Hard Eat Clean Snack is a Healthier Way to Enjoy Dessert
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Meat-Injected Frozen Treats
Meat-Injected Frozen Treats
The Philadelphia CheeseSteak Ice Cream is Sweet and Savoury
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Delectable Seafood Doggies
Delectable Seafood Doggies
The Lobster Dog Brings Flavors From the Sea & Land Together in One Bun
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Tea-Flavored Custard Desserts
Tea-Flavored Custard Desserts
This Creme Brulee Recipe is Infused with English Earl Gray Tea
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Asian-Infused Tacos
Asian-Infused Tacos
The Edamame Egg Salad Offers a Twist to the Classic Sandwich
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Remixed Leftover Turkey Wraps
Remixed Leftover Turkey Wraps
The Thanksgiving Burrito is a Tasty Festive Meal for the Day After
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Colossal Cholesterol Cuisine
Colossal Cholesterol Cuisine
Epic Meal Time Egg Roll is a Cholesterol Catastrophe
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Berry Flavorful Explosions
Berry Flavorful Explosions
The Fresh Fruit Enchiladas Offers a Wonderful Sweet Pastry Treat
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Sweet Brunch Dumplings
Sweet Brunch Dumplings
Joy the Baker's 'Gluten-Free Banana Breakfast' Reworks Savory Dishes
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Fate-Inspired Confections
Fate-Inspired Confections
The Crumbs Fortune Cookie Cupcake Foresees a Tasty Future
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Salty Chocolate Nachos
Salty Chocolate Nachos
El Pollo Loco Serves Up Chocolate Nachos for the Holidays
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East & West Meet With Customization
East & West Meet With Customization
Personalized Donut Fortune Cookies
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Deceitful Burrito Cakes
Deceitful Burrito Cakes
This Clever Cake Idea Mimics a Mexican Food Favorite
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Mexican Mash-Up Flatbread
Mexican Mash-Up Flatbread
The Closet Cooking Taco Quesadilla Pizza is Oozing in Flavor
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Savory Latin-Fused Sushi
Savory Latin-Fused Sushi
Sushiritto San Francisco Makes Burrito Style Rolls
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Cookie Dough Eggrolls
Cookie Dough Eggrolls
Give Taste Buds a Run for Their Money with this Pennies on a Platter Dessert
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Exotic Food Fusions
Exotic Food Fusions
Star Chef Davide Scabin Creates Inventive Mouth-Watering Meals
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Asian-Inspired Pasta Recipes
Asian-Inspired Pasta Recipes
This Asian Pasta is a Eastern Take on Traditional Spaghetti
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Crispy Mexican Pastries
Crispy Mexican Pastries
This 'Averie Cooks' Salsa-Stuffed Creation is Mouthwatering
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Poutine Pizzas
Poutine Pizzas
The Pizza Hut Poutine Pizza is the Ultimate Canadian Snack
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Rice-Battered Wieners
Rice-Battered Wieners
The Asian Equivalent To A Delicious, Deep-Fried Corn Dog
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Asian-Inspired Petite Pies
Asian-Inspired Petite Pies
The Baked Pumpkin Wontons Represent Culinary Fusion at its Finest
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Sweet Mexican Cuisine Mashups
Sweet Mexican Cuisine Mashups
These Fruit Tacos Offer a Unique Take on the Classic Savory Dish
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Candied Mexican Dishes
Candied Mexican Dishes
The Sugar Cookie Candy Tacos Put Your Halloween Candy to Good Use
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Potato Chip Sushi
Potato Chip Sushi
The Pringles Rice Infusions Campaign is Tempting
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Meatless Avocado Eggrolls
Meatless Avocado Eggrolls
The I Wash You Dry Appetizer Adds a Little Green to a Take-Out Favorite
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Extravagant Burger Homages
Extravagant Burger Homages
Fat and Furious Hamburgers Honors Cultural Icons and Events
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Clashing Cultural Cuisines
Clashing Cultural Cuisines
The Sushi Groove Sushi Burger is an East Meets West Creation
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Bacon-Infused Dessert Tacos
Bacon-Infused Dessert Tacos
The Bacon Weave Choco Taco Combines Sweet and Savory Flavors
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Nifty Noodle Sandwiches
Nifty Noodle Sandwiches
This Ramen Sandwich is a Concoction Perfect for Cash-Strapped Students
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Luxury Junk Food
Luxury Junk Food
Caviar Burgers at Serendipity3
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Upscale Wasabi Sliders
Upscale Wasabi Sliders
The SlapFish Food Truck Tuna Sandwich Item is Asian Fusion-Themed
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East Asian Latte Desserts
East Asian Latte Desserts
The Vietnamese Ice Coffee Panna Cotta is Creamy and Delish
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Salmon-Infused Sushi Salads
Salmon-Infused Sushi Salads
This Cook Kosher Recipe Offers a Bizarre Take on a Japanese Classic
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Gigantic Ramen Noodle Burgers
Gigantic Ramen Noodle Burgers
This Ramen Burger is a Delicious Hybrid of Noodles and Beef
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Fruit Sushi
Fruit Sushi
Unagi & Banana Rolls at the Bellagio
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