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  • Cuisine

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    A cuisine cannot simply be defined as a particular group of food associated with a geographic location. To understand a cuisine equal understanding of the culture to which it belongs must exist. A culture, such as the population of Italy, manipulates the presentation and substances of a cuisine to something representative of that culture. This makes a cuisine much more than food on a plate; a cuisine includes history, both of those making the dish and the ingredients and cooking styles that form

  • California Cuisine

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    of Californian cuisine is based on the fact that California has lots of agricultural products from which a variety of fresh ingredients are made. The foundation of today’s Californian cuisine and how it has flourished in to its current style can be considered very subjective or can be defined as individual’s opinion based on their own experiences .In general, Californian cuisine is characterized by different combinations of local cuisine of California. Today, in California cuisine, food is prepared

  • Cuban Cuisine

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    Cuban Cuisine Cuban cuisine has been influenced by Spanish, French, African, Arabic, Chinese, and Portuguese cultures. Traditional Cuban cooking is primarily peasant cuisine that has little concern with measurements, order and timing. Most of the food is sauteed or slow-cooked over a low flame. Very little is deep-fried and there are no heavy or creamy sauces. Most Cuban cooking relies on a few basic spices, such as garlic, cumin, oregano, and bay laurel leaves. Many dishes use a sofrito

  • The Scottish Cuisine

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    modern Australian cuisine. To reflect this, Scottish cuisine has had some influences in the Australian cuisine. Scotland has one of the best natural larders in the world and it is known for its miracles cuisines. This essay will be discussing typical ingredients used, culture- specific equipment and cookery methods and eating customs and rituals. The Scottish cuisine has a long and stimulating history, and many would be shocked to hear where some of the most popular modern Scottish cuisine originated from

  • The Cuisine of Madagascar

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    Madagascar’s cuisine can be clearly marked by its sheer simplicity. The food is prepared without too many spices, but the lack of spices does not make the food dull and bland. Cuisines of France, China, India and also East African and Arabian cultures have all made their influence felt in Madagascar. The traditional cuisine of Madagascar consists mainly of rice. The rice is called “Vary” and it is typically eaten with some accompaniment, which is called the “Laoka”. As you move down the country

  • Extreme Cuisines

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    While every culture has its own standards for what is socially acceptable, what is considered acceptable for some, may be considered odd for others. Humans need food in order to sustain life, but some extreme cuisines are hard to stomach. Imagine swallowing the still beating heart of a snake or snacking on cockroaches, crawling grubs and a salad of bugs. A delicacy in some cultures is disgusting for others. What we eat says a lot about who we are. It is a clear case of nurture over nature; what

  • French Cuisine

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    French cuisine dates back to the Middle Ages. During the middle ages French cuisine was similar Moorish cuisine (Manero). French cuisine was similar to Moorish cuisine because upon the arrival of moors in 711 A.D., smoked and spiced meats were introduced to the French as well as the appearance of food was influenced because, Moors often altered the appearance of foods with ingredients such as saffron, egg yolks, and sunflowers (Manero). The altering of the food’s color can be seen in modern day French

  • British Cuisine

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    and food has become very important in British culture. Not only TV cooks are more famous than writers, but also their recipes and books are well-known across the Europe. The New British cuisine' is changing the fish and chips' image and has become multicultural. There are about 80 different international cuisines and British restaurants may compete with those anywhere in the world in terms of price and quality. In the majority of European countries it is normal to have a long break in eating in

  • French Cuisine

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    Style of Cuisine-They are famous for pastries such as macrons, éclair’s, and crepes. Most of their dishes consist mainly of vegetables and they are particularly famous for their wine and cheeses. They are also particularly famous for dishes such as French onion soup and escargot. Cultural influences- many of their foods were influenced by Italy and Moorish cuisine. In the south most dishes are mainly fresh fruits and vegetables because that is what prospers there. While on the coasts there meals

  • Slavery In The Cuisine

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    We will redefine the mythical “Mammy” image that is often portrayed in the slave owner’s kitchen to reveal the slave cook’s complex role in slavery and their legacy in reshaping Southern Cuisine with a semblance of the food that graces southern tables today. For centuries, African slaves were considered prominent cooks in Egyptian households. In Muslim Spain, too, male slaves prepared meals in aristocratic homes while their wives prepared food in poorer homes. Even today, women in sub-Saharan