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Chef's Blade's 2010 Food Trend Predictions

Jacky Hayward | Chef's Blade

Taste Buds for Latin American Foods

Maybe it’s the small plates, maybe it’s boredom with Asian and European cuisines, but Latin American cuisine is set to be the trendsetter in 2010 according to Dr. Victor Gielisse, the Associate Vice President of Business Development at the Culinary Institute of America. Latin American cuisine derives influence from Native American, European, Asian, and African cuisine and incorporates ancient grains, such as quinoa, as well as fresh fruits and vegetables, often stewing these foods for hours to create wonderful blends of flavors.

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