Food Preparation For Family Reunion Dinner Essay
-Adapting to cultural differences
-reminds me of my childhood
-recall my happy childhood memories
I grew up in a very traditional Chinese culture. Although I have been in America for ten years, it is still a challenge to adapt to cultural differences.
When I was in high school, I never eat lunch while I was in school. Most of the time I would starve and wait unless I got home.
During Chinese New Year, food preparation for family reunion dinner become one of the main topic for my family. We make offerings to the Buddha and deities.
When I was little, my parents prevented me from getting near the stove, but they allowed me to do simple tasks such as peeling, mixing, cutting, mincing, etc.
The things I eat on a daily basis in the morning is eggs, bread, pancakes, black rice milk, eight treasure congee, etc. I am very pleased with my food choices because my parents are familiar with my food preferences. Compared to other places people do not have a choice on what they want to eat so I always consider myself very fortunate.
I am very picky about food and I do not really like to try new foods but now and again I will try different foods but not regularly I do not like trying new food.
The person who is considerably a professional chef in my family is my dad, he knows how to…