Soul Food Speech

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Have you ever seen soul food? If you have you would know that soul food looks good, but did you know that soul food tastes good too? I know right. It’s mind blowing. Most people think the most popular soul foods originated in N African American culture. And their right! Most modern soul food comes from African American culture, although Native Americans did lend a hand in the creation of soul foods. And although you may not know it, many of the meals you eat everyday consists of a soul food. The distinction between soul and southern cuisine are hard to make.The term soul food didn’t even exist before the 60s.Soul food is a variety of cuisine originating in the Southeastern United States. It is common in areas with a history of slave-based…show more content…
Soul food has a lot of pigs. We have pigs feet, pickled pigs feet, pork , hog maw, hog jowl, ham hocks, and pork ribs. So mostly we eat pig

Now here is a soul food you have probably never heard of. It’s called Carolina peas and rice.The dish is made of black eyed peas, rice, chopped onion, sliced bacon, and seasoned with salt. Sometimes instead of bacon, turkey, or ham, is used. Carolina peas and rice is also known as Hoppin John. In the south eating this dish is thought to bring luck and prosperity if you eat it on New Years Eve. The soul food I’ve talked about so far seems to be healthy, but, soul food is one of America 's unhealthy foods. Chicken and waffles is an unhealthy soul food.The best known chicken and waffle pairing comes from the American soul food tradition and uses fried chicken.Chicken and waffles has a bit of a history in the United States. This all goes back to the Pennsylvania Dutch who had their own version of chicken and waffles.

They started with boiled chicken and made a creamy gravy from the broth. They would then pile the chicken on the waffle and pour the gravy over the top. Plus, breakfast, lunch, dinner, it doesn’t really matter when you eat it. I think this is why it’s such a beloved soul
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