Traditional foods, menus, and recipes will be shared, and health and nutrition benefits will be explored. Participants will learn how to incorporate these beneficial dietary practices into their own kitchens, as well as how to utilize culinary and dietary strategies that promote optimum health/wellness.
Topics include the following:
Week 1: Food and Your Life
Week 2: Europe
Week 3: Middle East, India, and Africa
Week 4: Asia/Pacific Islands & Australia/NZ
Week 5: The Americas & The Caribbean
Week 6: Finishing up with Desserts
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Appreciate cultural variation in dietary practices, food and culinary traditions around the world.
- Describe how regional dietary habits and cultural food preferences affect health and wellness on a global level.
- Understand how to incorporate beneficial dietary practices into the kitchen and how to use dietary strategies to promote optimum health and wellness.