Tell us about a food or meal in your setting. It doesn’t have to necessarily be delicious, but it should be well-known, something which has had an impact on a culture or the setting as a whole.
We would like to know:
- How is it made? Ingredients and preparation. Does it use any strange materials or have steps which are unusual to us?
- How is it served? Is it served piping hot on a platter, or cooled after fermenting? Or something else entirely? What drink does it pair with? Is there any special etiquette for eating it, such as special implements or rituals?
- Who eats it? Is this the meal of the rich, the destitute, or everyone? Does the preparation or do the ingredients change based on which culture is making it, or is it limited to one culture overall? Is it a group meal, like Dim Sum or a Thanksgiving Feast, or a solitary one?
- Do any traditions surround it? Is it limited to any holiday? Is it something you only eat with families or a loved one (such as a wedding cake)? Is it tradition to say a prayer over it, or for certain professions or family members to make it? Food isn’t just flavor and consumption, it’s a social event, so what events surround yours?
10th October (00:00 BST)
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