Getting your kid to try new food isn’t as difficult as you might think. First, start them early and you can catch them before mac and cheese becomes the gold standard against which all food is measured. Second, even the most exotic cuisines have reasonably familiar options that can serve as a gateway. Whether it’s a Japanese avocado roll, Korean short ribs or Chinese dumplings, you can usually trick them into something that seems vaguely familiar. Whether you want to raise a restaurant critic, or you just can’t get enough of the face they make when they taste something weird, here’s a list of 6 ethnic foods and how to go about introducing them to wee ones.