Food is a form of emotion, a form that represents a culture. Food is the bridge that connects one culture to another. Not only it represents the culture but over the years it has been seen that a part of food culture gets amalgamated with other culture and creates a hotchpotch of food. For example Kenyan food. In Kenyan food, one can see the influence of India, Malaysia and another part of the west. People try various cuisine to get away from the monotonous taste of one meal always. The world which is full of different culture that one can never run out of options. Eat2Save is an online service system based in the UK that has every kind of restaurant belonging from a different culture. One can order food whenever they want, whatever they want, from wherever they want through Eat2Save.
The world has so many things to offer. Food is another form of love that one shares with each other. Cooking a different kind of foods helps grow a sense of respect for different culture and their heritage. Every country has one recipe that they swear their whole reputation on. Each of these food recipes is rather a soul food that brings them comfort. Here five recipes from three different part of the world will be highlighted and they are UK, USA, India. The mentioned recipes are the best food preparation recipe.
One food that every Englishman would swear their life to is fish and chips. Fish and chips is a kind of soul food for every Englishman and woman. Making fish and chips is very easy. The recipe is as followed
For the Fish all-purpose flour, cornstarch,1 teaspoon baking powder, Salt (to taste), Black pepper (to taste), beer (dark beer), sparkling water, fish fillets (thick, white fish, preferably, sustainable cod, pollock, or haddock)
For the Chips potatoes (peeled), vegetable oil (or lard or dripping to cook)
Method of cooking:
In a large bowl mix the dry ingredients and then take another bowl and put together the wet ingredients. Add the wet ingredients into the bowl of the dry ingredients and mix it carefully till no lumps can be seen. When the batter is prepared, take the filleted fish and dredge into flour and then put it into the beer batter. Fry the fish in the oil till golden brown. For the chips, cut it into cube pieces and first fry it into low temperature so that it cooks and then fry it in high temperature to make it crispy. The fish and chips are ready to be served with a snippet of lemon.
United state of America:
One of the best contributions of America to the food industry is a burger. Making a burger is very easy.
Egg, salt, ground black pepper, ground beef, dry bread crumbs, patty, lettuce, pickle, cheese, ketchup, tomato and onion (if needed)
Method of cooking:
Take a bowl and put the ground beef on it. Put beaten egg, breadcrumb, salt and pepper (to the taste) in it. Mix it up till it is properly mixed and make a patty out of it and set it aside. Heat up an iron skillet and cook the patty till it is ready for your suiting ( rare, medium rare, well cooked). Now take a bun and put lettuce on it, put the cooked patty on it and a slice of cheese. slice of tomato and onion and pickle on it if needed, on the other side of the bun add ketchup and put it together. The burger is ready.
India is a multicultural country where food is an integral part of every human being, irrespective of their clothes, culture, heritage and food there is one food that surpasses them all and that is biryani.
Boiled basmati rice, chicken thighs, minced mint leaves, garam masala powder, salt as required, saffron, coriander powder, ginger paste, garlic paste, slit green chilli, tomato puree, chopped tomato, thinly sliced white onion, cumin and coriander powder, cardamom powder, refined oil, chilli powder, milk
Method of cooking:
Marinate the chicken thighs with garlic and ginger paste, minced mint leaves, salt, garam masala powder, green chillies, oil, chilli powder, coriander and cumin powder. Take a utensil and add oil in it. Shallow fry the chopped onions. When the onions turn pink add the marinated chicken in it with tomato puree and cook for as long as it needed. When the oil starts to separate from the meat it means that the meat is ready. Take a big utensil and make a layer of parboiled basmati rice, then make another layer of cooked chicken, make another layer rice and garnish it with garam masala powder, cardamom powder and pour some lukewarm saffron infused milk on top of the biryani. Seal the utensil with a right lid and cook till the utensil fills with the evaporation.
The whole affair of food and sharing makes one feel closer to others. While it may not be possible to share food because of the distance but trying out new food and cooking them at home can bring a bunch of people a lot closer. Through sharing recipes they are not only sharing the culture they have but also the love of food that possess in each other. This sense of familiarity and assimilation of culture can erase the distance gap and bring them closer.