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Cultural appropriation is wrong
In terms of culinary traditions, many cultures have adopted ingredients from other regions of the world, to the extent that they seem like staples today.
Tomatoes originated in Central America, yet are central to many dishes that are deemed "traditional recipes" in cultures around the world.
originated in Central America, yet are deemed integral in "traditional dishes" from cultures around the world.
Most culinary ingredients that have circulated the world have done so by fair trade, and has not been adopted by mainstream cultures as originating from them.
There are aspects of cultures that are shared, like food. However this does not mean that all of one's culture is fair to take and conceptualize as one pleases.