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British cuisine

Candidat : Polocoer OanaCoordonator : Buliga Mihaela Table of contents:ArgumentFood and its importanceBrief history on food evolution in UKTraditional emblematical dishesMeals and Meals times ConclusionBibliography

Argument I have decided to approach this theme because I perceive food as a way of expressing one country culture and evolution. Food has always been not only a nourishing substance that is eaten, drunk or other ways taken into the body for sustain life, but also a way of describing peoples lifestyle, and activities. This quotidian aspect has evolved into a sample for any country and in UK it has created a true brand in people life style.

Food and its importanceHuman evolution marked the food evolution to. Each and every culture has developed a specific type of cooking based on a characteristically set of flavours combination unique to that culture, which evolves over time.

British cuisine means "unfussy dishes made with quality local ingredients, matched with simple sauces to accentuate flavour, rather than disguise it.

British cuisine has always been multicultural, a pot pourri of eclectic styles. In ancient times was influenced by the Romans and in medieval times the French.

Brief history During Victorian times, old British stodge mixed with exotic spices from all over the Empire. During the World Wars of the 20th century difficulties of food supply were countered by official measures which included rationing.In the late 1970's, British cuisine started to look for a new direction.

Traditional emblematical dishesIt was named after John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, an 18th- century English aristocrat, although he was neither the inventor nor sustainer of this food.

The Sandwich

Fish And Chips Who first had the bright idea to marry fish with chips remains the subject of fierce controversy and we will probably never know for sure.

Meat Pies British meat pies come in all shapes and flavours. Old time favourites can be found on most local high streets- usually in the traditional butcher's shop."Tossing the Pie man"

Meals and meal timesBreakfast - between 7:00 and 9:00Dinner (The main meal) - between 12:00 and 1:30 p.m.High Tea - anywhere from 5:30 at night to 6:30 p.m.

Traditionally, the meals are:

Conclusion I believe that food is the most important aspect of life that influences us. Firstly no one can live without food and that's why we learned to cook to survive. All in all it can be consider that British cuisine has dah a sinuous evolution though history . Food is ot only something to eat but also a form of art and challenging science develop by passionate cooks in search of perfection.

EAT TO LIVE, DO NOT LIVE TO EAT!! (Anthelme- Brillat- Savarin )"Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are."-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin