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Representative Food Group1 Jess - American Snacks Erin - Taiwanese Food Ruby - Italian Cuisine Eugene - Korean Food Annie - Thai Food
American Snacks - Churros Origin The Churro is an invention of Spain in the sixteenth century. As soon as it was made by the great Spanish explorers, the Churro became a local favorite. In the grasslands of Spain, the shepherds lived a nomadic life and they carried only the essentials. Bread was a special Treat. They fried their bread.
Introduction A churro is a sweet, fried pastry-based snack, popular in Spain, Latin America, and the USA. The typical flavoring of churros is cinnamon. Churros are also often served sprinkled with sugar Today, Churros are also enjoyed in the United States by consumers of all nationalities. Churros are sticks of tender dough, made from 100% wheat flour and other fine ingredients.
Pretzel Origin An Italian monk invents prezels as a reward to children who learn their prayers. He calls the strips of baked dough, folded to resemble arms crossing the breast, prestiola.
Introduction A pretzel is a baked snack that is ordinarily twisted into a unique knot-like shape and usually salted. The main varieties of pretzel are soft and hard. The soft is more traditional, and the hard pretzel is more common in the United States as it can be packaged and stored. Pretzels are often consumed in the United States as a "beer snack," but it is not uncommon to encounter the chocolate-covered variety eaten for dessert, especially around Christmas time. The average American consumes about 1.75 pounds (0.79 kg) of pretzels per year.
Bagel Origin It was originated in Central Europe, probably in Poland. It is given as a gift to women in childbirth. And the name bagel originated from beugal (stirrup) due to the fact that traditional handmade bagels are not perfectly circular but rather slightly stirrup-shaped (D- shaped).
Introduction The bagel is a bread product traditionally made of yeasted wheat dough in the form of a roughly hand-sized ring which is boiled in water and then baked. The two most prominent styles of traditional bagel in North America are the Montreal bagel and the New York bagel. Montreal bagel is smaller chewier, and sweeter. And New York bagel is puffy with a noticeable crust.
Corn Dog Origin Originally made without sticks, the corn dog was popularized in 1942 at the Texas State Fair. They are eaten plain or served with ketchup, mustard, relish, or mayonnaise. The first corn dog on a stick was the "cozy dog" because the product was a "hot dog wrapped in a cozy.“ Introduction A corn dog is a hot dog coated in cornbread batter and deep fried in hot oil, although there are baked variations.
Onion Rings Origin Pig Stand restaurants claim credit for inventing the onion ring in the 1920s. Introduction Onion rings are a type of fast food commonly found in the United States. Onion rings are cut onions that are sliced to present a ring profile which are battered and deep fried.
Mashed Potato Origin There are a lot of countries using the common way to serve potatoes. Introduction Mashed potato is made from mashed boiled potatoes with heated milk or cream and butter or vegetable oil added. The best mash is made from floury varieties rather than the waxy types used as salad potatoes. In the U.S., mashed potatoes are often covered with gravy.
Taiwanese Food - Stinky Tofu Origin Decades ago, stinky tofu was a military staple for soldiers patrolling China’s border, but in Chinese old legend, the origin of stinky tofu is occurred in a tofu store by accidents.
Introduction The stinky tofu is a form of fermented tofu, which, as the name suggests, has a strong odor. It is a popular snack in East Asia and particularly China mainland and Taiwan, where it is usually found at night markets. Most typically, it consists of tofu which has been marinated in brine made from fermented vegetables for as long as several months. It can be eaten cold, steamed, or most commonly, fried.
Following are some ways to cook stinky tofu. Frying ． With pickled vegetable, especially Cabbage ． Has extra-crispy skin and smooth tofu inside. ． Add some spicy Chile
Steaming With spicy chili soup-stock Has soft skin and insides Mostly add some meat, pork or seafood in it
Durian Stinky Tofu Ice Cream How to do it ? 1. Crumb the stinky tofu 2. Mix with dough 3. Knead into a sphere 4. Add ice cream into the sphere. 5. Moisten with durian juice 6. Fry it!! Where to eat Name: Old Shanghai Tel: 04-2471-9510
How to make a cup of soybean milk ? Soybean, especially in the form of milk, is highly beneficial in the treatment of several ailments. This milk is prepared by soaking the beans in water for about 12 hours. The skin of the beans is then removed and after a thorough wash, they are turned into fine paste in a grinding machine. The paste is mixed with water, three times its quantity. The milk should then be boiled on a slow fire, stirring it frequently. After it becomes a little cooler, it should be strained through a piece of thin cloth and sugar be added to it.
The Advantage of Soybean Milk Soybean milk is a healthy alternative to cow's milk. Soybeans are composed of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, fiber, and a powerful array of phytonutrients, and have been known to help reduce blood cholesterol, thereby promoting cardiovascular wellness. Also good for those who are lactose intolerant. Besides, it is at par in importance with cow's milk in feeding children. Investigations have shown that 90 per cent of the soybean protein is absorbed in the body and 95 to 100 percent of the milk is digested. Soybean milk is very helpful in maintaining intestinal health.
Italian Cuisine - Pasta The most famous dish of Italian cuisine, known as pasta, has more than 400 different forms. There are also many different varieties of sauces which are undisputed counterparts of pasta dishes. Each sauce, cream, tomato, cheese, meat or fish has a matching form of noodle.
Who Invented Pasta? There is a great deal of debate about who invented pasta. Was it the Chinese, Italians, or Arabs? Well, reliable sources tell us it was the Chinese who are on record as having eaten pasta as early as 5,000 B.C. Marco Polo probably brought pasta back to Italy with him from China in the thirteenth century A.D.
Pizza Pizza is also a very famous dish of Italian cuisine. Most of the great Italian dishes come from peasant heritage and the common characteristic is that they can be prepared very quickly and economically. Finally, nearly all Italian dishes are high in vegetables and carbohydrates and low in animal fat.
Who invented pizza? Everyone knows that pizza comes from Italy, but do you know that pizza was originally a kind of food for poor people in Italy? Poor people rarely had plates so they baked flat, round bread to hold their food. This made an easy, inexpensive meal. The first pizza with toppings like our modern pizza was made by an Italian baker in 1889. He baked a special kind of flat bread for the King and Queen of Italy using the Italian flag. He used green herbs, white cheese and red tomatoes. Today pizza is all around the world by both the rich and the poor.
Korean Food - 김치 ( Kimchi ) Cabbages and other vegetables are soaked in salt water, then seasoned with different spices before being fermented. There are many different types of kimchi, such as cabbage kimchi (the most common), cucumber kimchi, radish kimchi, cubed radish kimchi, green onion kimchi, and more. It is a health food filled with vitamins, minerals, and more.
비빔밥 ( Bibimbap ) - Boiled rice mixed with vegetables A dish made by mixing rice with various other cooked vegetables. It’s great for experiencing with different vegetables, pleasing to the eye, and full of nutrients. Jeonju's variation of the bibimbap is most famous.
떡볶이 (Tteokbokgi) Rice powder is steamed and made into a long cylinder-shaped rice cake called garaetteok. It is cut into finger size pieces and cooked in a spicy and sweet sauce. Meat, vegetables or ramyeon can be added depending on different tastes. Tteokbokgi, along with gimbap and odaeng (skewered fish cake), is one of the most common foods sold by street vendors.
부침개 / 전 (Buchimgae/Jeon) Kimchi or seafood is stirred in a flour mixture, and then pan-fried in oil. Depending on the ingredients of choice, some types of buchimgae include Kimchi-jeon and seafood-jeon.
닭꼬치 (Dak-kkochi) 호떡 (Hotteok) Flour and sugar are kneaded together and shaped into a small ball. Vegetables are sometimes added to the batter. Sugar and cinnamon are usually the staple fillings. Small pieces of chicken are skewered, coated in spicy sauce, and then grilled.
어묵 (Eomuk)/ 오뎅 (Odaeng) This is usually referred to as odaeng. Odaeng is a kind of fish cake. The fish cake is made of ground fish. This fish cake is then skewered and soaked in boiling water along with radish and green onions. This popular dish is especially loved during the cold winter months.
붕어빵 / 국화빵 / 계란빵 (Bungeo-ppang/ Gukwa-ppang/ Gyeran- ppang) Bungeo-ppang gets its name from its fish-like shape. This sweet snack is molded in the shape of a carp, which is called “bungeo” in Korean. A pancake batter-like shell is filled with red-bean paste and then baked; it is especially enjoyed in the winter. Gukwa-ppang is shaped like a flower and is slightly smaller than that of the similar tasting bungeo-ppang. Gyeran- ppang is also made of a pancake batter-like shell, but this is filled with an egg instead of the red bean filling.
Gujeolpan (nine-sectioned dish) This royal dish consists of 8 varieties of food all chopped finely, seasoned, and cooked. They are placed separately in the nine-sectioned platter with a wheat pancake located in the center. How to eat ? Take a wheat pancake and place a small amount of the 8 varieties of food on the pancake. Then simply role up and enjoy this scrumptious dish with a bit of sauce.
Thai Food - Tom Yum Crisp Snack, Thai Tanya Tom yum soup is one of the most loved Thai dishes both in the West and the East. This snack takes these exotic flavors as inspiration to make an incredible tasting snack. The best quality dried kaffir lime leaf, dried shrimp, and dried whole hot chilies are combined with cashew nuts and spices. If you want to impress your friends at your next dinner party or to wow your cocktail clients offer this spicy tidbit. Ingredients: dried shrimp, dried squid, dried kaffir lime leaf, dried whole red chilly peppers, fish sauce, cashew nut, lemon grass, sliced onion and garlic, sugar, and lemon juice. No preservatives, MSG (Monosodium Glutamate), or food additives. Store it in a cool, dry place.
Thai Recipes - Pad Thai Thai Prawn Soup with Lemongrass, "Tom Yum Goong" Pad Thai, a flavorful combination of stir-fried noodles, tofu, bean sprouts and egg is one of the country's best-known noodle dishes. This dish, as with so much Thai food uses the combination of salty, sweet and sour to great effect. Tom Yum is both hot and sour, and it's one of the main signature dishes that defines Thai flavor. We've perfected this recipe and assure you it tastes great.
Thai Green Curry with Beef Thai Fried Rice with Chicken (Kao Paht Gy) This Green Curry recipe features beef but could also be prepared with chicken or catfish. If sweet basil leaves are not available, you may substitute European basil, or leave it out. Thais usually cook more rice than is necessary for one meal. The remainder is eaten at the next meal or prepared as fried rice.
Roasted Duck Curry with Red Curry Paste (Kaeng Phed Ped Yang) Red Curry with Roasted Duck is one of the most popular types of curries in Thai restaurants outside of Thailand. Moo Satay Satay is a favorite street food in Thailand. It's simple to make - marinate meat or tempeh, skewer, and grill. Serve with ready-made peanut sauce or make your own peanut sauce from scratch for a more sophisticated taste.
Thai Recipes - Thai Fish Cakes (Thod Mun Pla) Fried fish cakes make a great snack on their own dipped in either Sriracha chili sauce, sweet chili sauce or you can make your own cucumber relish. Ground fish is spiced with fresh kaffir lime leaf and red curry paste and fried. Serve as an appetizer or along with any rice-based meal with a cucumber relish and or sweet chili sauce or sriracha.
Questions Which kind of food do you like the most, American snacks, Chinese food, Italian cuisine, or Thai food? Your foreign friends come to Taiwan, where would you bring them to? Why do you introduce American snacks instead of American food? Can you cook any one of the dishes introduced? How do you do it?
Sources of References Students of this group did this in Jan. 2006.