The methods of cooking
differ widely, not just from country to country but also with respect to ingredients & types of preparation. While some delicacies may be prepared as casseroles
, others taste better as grilled
. Different groups of people prefer to have different kinds of food preparation.
While the cooking method adopted plays a major role in differentiating between food items, another major distinguishing factor is the ingredients. Dinner ingredients
may range from fruits & vegetables to chicken, rice, fish, steak, etc.
The kind of ingredients used & the cooking method adopted varies largely from country to country. This cooking tradition or cuisines
is often associated with a specific region or culture. The choice of ingredients is influenced largely by its local availability. Each specific cuisine is a representative of the country’s traditions, customs & eating habits.