Regional and provincial foods are mentioned in chapter 4. These parts have combined the knowledge that has gained from the previous chapters and has a deep discussion about the division of Chinese cuisine. Ingredients, cooking methods, and equipment mentioned in previous chapters are related to the regional differences of cuisine. Different regions will have different cooking culture. As readers have understood those things, when they look into this part, they can be easily understood and merge that knowledge with new thing mentioned.
and has actual words to convey these social systems (humble form, extra modest form, etc. ), the parallel between English and Japanese is not strong. There are a myriad of ways to show attention in Japanese, but in English, there may be 2 ways to show attentiveness through words—‘really?’ and ‘okay.’ The closest words to まじ would be ‘really’ because it requires a response from a speaker every single time. A nod or saying “okay,” on the other hand is more equivalent to はいor そうですか. This shows that the lack for humble words in English changes the way people respond or show attention to a speaker during a
After those elderlies have a seat, the others can have a seat which is accorded the hierarchy and also need to be seated from left to right. For the traditional Korean meals, people are asked to cross-legged and sitting on the floor. If facing the elderly, they need to kneel on the floor. 3. Using of Tableware There are the specific manners of using the tableware and have some taboos among these three countries.
In a meal, it includes a balanced mixture of proteins, vegetables, and grains. This is done to control and portion the meals for a healthier option. In Asia, meals are served family style, a practice wherein everything is placed on the table, unlike the Europeans in which they serve their meals in courses. In Western cuisine, soups are served as a starter. In Asian
In Europe during Middle Age, expansive meals were cooked on spits. In spite of the fact that not obscure in Italy, these systems have not assumed obvious parts in an area where hamburger is moderately rare. Similar with the Chinese, Italian food is basically fast cookery, with slight slices of meat presented to warm for times of brief length of time, and with such moderately tasteless grains as pasta, subject to sauces and embellishes for hobby. At present there are numerous corporate catering administrations giving this administration of cooking Italian
BARRIERS OF EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION Effective communication is an interaction that involves a two-way sharing of information. It is really important to develop a common understanding and also to build a trusting partnership other than developing honest and respectful relationships. When partners and family members have a genuine interest in one another, they are able to be open about their thoughts and feelings. Communication occurs verbally and non-verbally. Verbal communication can be either spoken conversations for instances face-to-face and phone calls or written messages such as letters, email, newsletters.
Originally, sushi referred to fermenting fish with salt and rice which was influenced from Thai and Loa farmers. In contrast, sushi in modern times refers to the rice, not the fish. Japanese and Thai have rather same in eating culture because fish and rice is the main ingredients in their dishes. In Thailand, sushi is available in many place such as Japanese restaurant, supermarket or even in fair market because of popularity in all ages. However, some sushi Thai lovers do not know about the types of sushi, the health effect of sushi and eating tip.
It made me see the importance of family and sharing in East Asian culture, more specifically in Chinese culture. As I reflected on this dinner, I looked back to all the other times I had eaten at a table with a rotating center. Even the design of tables at restaurants reflected this culture, which was most apparent with Dim sum which is a style of Chinese cuisine where they serve small bite-sized portions of food. When I started comparing this style of eating to my American upbringing, I began to realize that we are a lot more selfish with food in the United States. This idea of individualism plays a big role in our food culture as well and this is where it clashes with the East Asian idea of collectivism.