Asia Fest of Milwaukee is a place for food lovers. It is the place of FOOD-FUSION. Know some of the very yummy Asian foods, their ingredients and culture / country it belongs

Biryani - Indian subcontinent


 Biryani, is a mixed rice dish from the Indian subcontinent. It is made with spices, riceand meat or vegetables.The spices and condiments used in biryani may include ghee (clarified butter), nutmeg, mace, pepper, cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, bay leaves, coriander, mint leaves,ginger, onions, and garlic. The premium varieties include saffron. For a non-vegetarian biryani, the main ingredient that accompanies the spices is the meat, chicken andmutton. The dish may be served with dahi chutney or raita, korma, curry, a sour dish of aubergine (brinjal), boiled egg (optional), and salad. 

Chow mein - China


 Chow mein the name being the romanization of the Taishanese chāu-mèing. The dish is popular throughout the Chinese diasporaand appears on the menus of Chinese restaurants. In American Chinese cuisine, it is a stir-fried dish consisting of noodles, meat (chicken being most common but pork, beef, shrimp or tofu sometimes being substituted), onion sand celery. It is often served as a specific dish at westernized Chinese restaurants. Vegetarian or vegan Chow Mein is also common. 

Falafel - Middle Eastern


 Falafel is a deep-fried ball or patty made from ground chickpeas, fava beans, or both. Falafel is a traditional Middle Eastern food, commonly served in a pita, which acts as a pocket, or wrapped in a flatbread known as lafa; "falafel" also frequently refers to a wrapped sandwich that is prepared in this way. The falafel balls are topped with salads, pickled vegetables, hot sauce, and drizzled with tahini-based sauces. Falafel balls may also be eaten alone as a snack or served as part of a meze tray (assortment of appetizers). 

Sushi - Japan


 Sushi is a food preparation originating in Japan, consisting of cooked vinegared rice combined with other ingredients such as raw seafood, vegetables and sometimes tropical fruits. Ingredients and forms of sushi presentation vary widely, but the ingredient which all sushi have in common is rice. Sushi can be prepared with either brown or white rice. It is often prepared with raw seafood, but some common varieties of sushi use cooked ingredients or are vegetarian. Raw fish (or occasionally other meat) sliced and served without rice is called "sashimi". Sushi is often served with pickled ginger, wasabi, andsoy sauce. Popular garnishes are often made using daikon. 

Kebab - Middle Eastern


 Kebab is a common dish, consisting of a skewer with small pieces of meat or seafood, together with vegetables such as onions, tomatoes, and bell peppers. Also known as shish kebab or sometimes shashlik, kebabs are customarily prepared in homes and restaurants, and are usually cooked on a grill or barbeque. 

Fried rice - China


 Fried rice is a Chinese dish of steamed rice that has been stir-fried in a wok and, usually, mixed with other ingredients, such as eggs, vegetables, and meat, and as such, often served as a complete dish 

Dosa - India


 Dosa is a fermented crepe made from rice batter and black lentils Masala dosa is stuffed dosa. There are two parts: the dosa and the stuffing. The dosa is made in the usual way by soaking rice and lentils overnight in water and then grinding it to a batter. The fermented batter is used to make dosa. The stuffing is made from boiled potatoes with a seasoning. 

Red Thai Chicken Curry - Thailand


 Red Thai Chicken Curry with nuggets of golden pumpkinand slivers of red bell pepper will surely stoke the fire in any belly. The chicken and vegetables are coated in a reduced and thickened sauce boasting of nutty, buttery, and citrusy flavors balanced against the sweetness of the pumpkin 



 A hookah also known as a Pneumatic Water Pipe, is a single or multi-stemmed instrument for vaporizing and smoking flavored tobacco, called shisha, whose vapor or smoke is passed through a water basin—often glass-based—before inhalation