Foreign Foods

This laboratory class will allow students to build on skills gained from the Food and Nutrition class. Students will broaden their understanding of the evolution of cuisine from foreign lands. They will research the factors affecting the variety of food associated with various foreign countries. Emphasis will be on geography, availability, culture, customs, celebrations, and cooking methods. This research will allow them to use the basic food preparation techniques and nutrition facts to prepare and serve basic meals and desserts associated with people of diverse cultures.