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Culinary Cultural Traditions   



Are you tired of cooking the same old foods for your friends and family? Examine the power and impact of traditional cultural ingredients and cooking methods. Answer the question, “Who are we and what do we eat?” Learn about the founders of American Pioneer and Native Cuisines. Discuss food as a self or cultural identity. Research sources and methods to broaden your culinary experience. Take away knowledge of indigenous people’s traditional recipes from around the world. Try them! Uncover historical, geographical, and cultural culinary foods, ingredients, and recipes in America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. See how cultural migrations and modernity have affected todays cuisine. Discuss gastronomic choices, local ingredients, and cooking habits that foster traditions and the ways in which generations teach their young to honor their cultural heritage.