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Suggested Online resources
CulturGrams is an online database that provides you with cultural and statisical information for all countries. It includes information on diet, history and geography.
You will find lots of international recipes on the web. Food In Every Country and The Cooking Channel are two websites with lots of recipes and information about the food traditions of various countries around the world.
Food from Every Country
The Cooking Channel
Citing Your Work
Good research includes a reference list. Mrs. Gilbert has style sheets available to help you with your citations.
Use one of the online citation makers linked below:
Food is an important part of a country's culture. You will find that a land's history, geography, and values are reflected in the cuisine and eating habits of its people.
As a final assignment for this course you are asked to choose a country or a region and research its cuisine and traditions. You will present your findings in the form of a report. You must also choose and prepare a recipe that highlights the cuisine from that country.
Remember to refer to your assignment sheet for complete outline of the expections for this assignment.
Looking for more recipes and information. Search our library catalogue for more international cookbooks.
CHSS Library Catalogue
International Cookbooks in our library
French Recipe Cookbook by An introduction to the culinary traditions of France, from traditional favourites and regional specialities to a number of contemporary creations. Around 200 recipes are presented in step-by-step format, and all are accompanied by hints and tips throughout.
The Food and Cooking of Russia by Whether you want to enjoy the wholesome fare based on the traditional agrarian Russian society, or the elaborate food served at the court of the tsars, the recipes in this book will provide you with inspiration.
The Food and Cooking of Germany by This book presents a selection of the very best of German food, with 60 superb recipes from simple farmhouse fare to international classics. Dishes include such delicious recipes as Rhenish Sausage Salad with Emmental Cheese, Swabian Stew with Beef, Spätzle and Vegetables, Potato Pancakes with Smoked Salmon and Sour Cream, and Bavarian Cream with Marinated Berries. With over 300 specially commissioned photographs, this book will provide all the inspiration you need to experience truly authentic German cooking, whether you have travelled in the region and wish to replicate the food, or desire to expand your culinary repertoire with distinctive and satisfying dishes.