Slow cooker or Crock-Pot is a cooking technique, used for simmering, where pot roast, soups, stews, boiled dinners and other suitable foods as well as dips, beverages and desserts are cooked under a lower temperature for many hours.
Healthy dish is the dish that supplies the person’s suggested daily dietary requirements as well as the dietary preference. The amount of healthy dish can vary depending on whether it is vegetarian or meat containing food. Therefore it is a balanced dish depending on one’s needs and preferences.
Italian cuisine is associated with simplicity, using few ingredients (4 to 8). The most notable themes of Italian cuisine are cheese, tomatoes, potatoes, bell peppers, maize and wine. Macaroni or Pasta is the first thing that comes to mind when subject of topic is Italian cuisine.
French cuisine was influenced by Italian cuisine until the 17th century. French cuisine can be divided into two titles. National cuisine and regional cuisine where ingredients and techniques vary on the regions of France within. For instance, Champagne cuisine is associated with game, ham and champagne while Alsace food culture is influenced by Alemannic culture –due to geographical location- where beer is popular. Another example is Nord Pas-de-Calais, Picardy, Normandy and Brittany cuisines contain sea food and ingredients such as crustaceans, sea bass, monkfish, herring, scallops, sole, lobster, crayfish and mussels.
Mexican cuisine is shaped by the infusion of Mesoamerican and European cooking. The fundamental ingredients are corn, beans and chili peppers.
Chinese cuisine is an ancient one that goes back to thousands of years ago. Staple foods are rice, noodles, soybeans, wheat, vegetables, herbs and seasonings. Peking duck is also important in Chinese cookery.
Thai cuisine emphasizes lightly prepared food with potent aromatic ingredients and a spicy edge which are based on sour, sweet, salty, bitter and spicy tastes.
British cuisine is cooking traditions and practices which are associated with United Kingdom. It contains various cookery techniques and ingredients of cultures such as Celts, Britons, Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Indian. The cuisine’s international recognition and association is based on full breakfast, fish and chips and the Christmas dinner. Today,
British cuisine consists of sub cuisines such as English, Scottish and Welsh cuisines.
A thanksgiving meal is centered on a roasted Turkey and consists of Native American ingredients. Some of the many side dishes served in thanksgiving food are cranberry sauce, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, winter squash, and sweet potatoes. Also, fresh, canned, or frozen corns are popular as side dishes. Fresh salad is sometimes added to menu. In the south, bread rolls, biscuits and cornbread are served. For dessert, a variety of pies can be served such as pumpkin pie, apple pie, mincemeat pie, sweet potato pie and pecan pie. As alternatives to turkey, goose and duck can be used.