View a travel food documentary that focuses on the exploration of traditional foods from a particular country or region
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Students will view a travel food documentary (not a cooking demonstration show) that focuses on the exploration of traditional foods from a particular country or region. Some examples would be:
Ugly Delicious (Netflix)
Rick Stein’s (YouTube, BBC)
Somebody Feed Phil (Netflix)
Any Anthony Bourdain show (Hulu, Netflix, YouTube)
Shows such as Chef’s Table are not accepted due to their focus on a singular chef and often times include more expensive restaurants. Questions to address in your paper:
What flavor principles did you identify within the food in the documentary?
Were any foods discussed that are traditionally associated with holidays, religion, or are culturally significant? What were they and what are they associated with? Describe the foods.
How did the documentary increase your interest in the culture? What did you find interesting? What would you like to see for yourself or try?
What cultural differences did you see between the this culture and yours?
How well did the documentary immerse you in the culture? Give examples of what cultural practices were highlighted.
What foods did you find interesting? Surprising? Anything that you wish you could try? What were they and why did they make you feel you learned more about the culture.
You do not have to watch the whole documentary just a couple of episodes that youll be able to answer the questions given.
write a 1200 word essay on your experience. Your name, tittle and references do not count towards the 1200 word minimum.
this paper should be double-spaced,
with 12-point Arial font,
include at least 2 references, (other than the documentary you watch for option 3) and be written in AMA, MLA, or APA style with proper usage of citations.
The paper should include images where appropriate. The images and reference page do not count toward the final page count.
It must be written in essay format. Do not simply copy/past and answer the questions into a document