‘A new world of westernized culture, a new land of hopes, a universe of joy’ is what America sounds to all, but there is more. The food of native America is brilliant; it is something you cannot just explain because you run out of words, you run out of your senses; you fall in love with a new person; it is like building a new relationship. All these are symptoms of American Food Love syndrome. So, heal yourself! Discover the medicine, the best Native American food! Feed yourself well enough, feast yourself on the best! Even your eyes will feast on the look. So, try out these fantastic Native American foods of the year.
Most famous Indigenous cuisine- Best Native American food
Below is a list of America’s most renowned Indigenous cuisine that you will never stop after tasting.
- Creamy potato salad with bacon
- Parsleyed corn on the cob
- Baked beans
- Rosemary cornbread
- Classic deviled eggs
- Easy drop biscuits
- Not – So – Sloppy joes
- Hamburgers with oven chips
- Salty dogs
- “Fried” chicken
- Apple crumb pie
- Peach cobbler
- Classic chocolate – chips cookies
- Red velvet cake
Let us meet two master chefs of native American food production
Sean Sherman, who was born in 1974, is a chef, cookbook author, and a promoter of indigenous cuisine. Sherman started his first job as a dishwasher when he was 13, and by 27, he was working as an executive chef. In 2014, he founded indigenous food education and caterer “The Sioux Chef.” He also founded the nonprofit North American Traditional Indigenous Food Systems (NĀTIFS).
In 2017, he wrote the book “The Sioux chef’s indigenous kitchen,” and the University of Minnesota published this. To create the book’s recipes, he interviewed older community members and searched archives for descriptions of traditional Lakota foods.
In 2018, he won the James Beard Award, Best American Cookbook, and in 2019, he won the James Beard Leadership Award for his most significant work to the community.
Lois Ellen Frank
Lois Ellen Frank was born in 1960, and now she is an American food historian, cookbook author, photographer, chef, culinary anthropologist, and educator. She worked as a cook during college time. She graduated with a degree in photography in 1985 and earned a master’s degree in cultural anthropology in 1999.
In 2002, she published her cookbook, “Foods of the Southwest Indian nations.” In 2003, her book won a James Beard Foundation Award. She serves as a Culinary Ambassador for the United States Department of Educational and Cultural Affairs. And also, Lois is an adjunct professor at the Institute of American Indian Arts in New Mexico.
She teaches classes on Native American cuisine, and also, she works on problems surrounding Native American diet and diabetes with the Physicians Committee. She is a Certified Lifestyle Coach for the National Diabetes Prevention Program.
Surprising Traditional Native American cuisines
Unlike regular food items, traditional Native American kitchens provide a great taste, texture, and unbelievable history. These food items are the best to taste to get the real feeling of America.
Try these out.
- Wojapi – Berry dish
- Deer, elk and moose steaks
- Sassafras – traditional tea
- Squash bread
- Fried Hominy – Traditional Tsalagi dish
- Grape dumplings – Traditional Cherokee dish
- Frybread – Traditional Seminole dish
- Apache acorn cakes
- Cree bannock
- Acorn meal
- Manataka acorn bread
- Cherokee eggs and wild onions
- Algonquin three sisters’ vegetables
Do you like original American people? Do you like to taste original American foods and beverages? Do you wish to act like a real American? Then, you must try these native American foods with all sorts of flavors and textures. Believe us; you will never forget the taste.
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