FOOD IN THE USA by Natalie MosesPresentation Transcript
Questions for Group Discussion Would you prefer to have a big lunch or a big dinner? Why? What time do you think Americans eat dinner? What is a typical American breakfast? How much time do Americans usually have for lunch? What is a typical drink to accompany lunch? (Especially with fast food meals) With whom is dinner time traditionally spent? 7. What is a traditional American dinner?
Food in America
Many Cultures=Many Cuisines
Meal Times Breakfast 8:00-11:00 Brunch 11:00-3:00 (A weekend activity) Lunch 12:00-14:00 Dinner 18:00-20:00
Breakfast8:00-11:00 When in a rush, many people eatCEREAL, TOAST or GRANOLA BARS. But when there is time for a larger breakfast…
Typical Breakfasts Pancakes Waffles French Toast
Breakfast Side Dishes Breakfast Sausage Hash Browns Bacon Scrambled Eggs
Lunch 12:00-14:00 For most working people, lunch is either brought from home or people will go get something quick to eat. Sandwiches or soup are the most popular lunch choices.
Lunch at Home soup Sandwiches Salad Chips
Lunch The lunch period is usually no more than an hour. Many employers only allow 30 minutes, so most people eat fast foodor Chinese food.
Dinner18:00-20:00 Dinner is the meal that families usually spend eating together. Dinner is the largest meal of the day. The most time is spent preparing this meal. This is the only meal where alcohol is usually consumed.
Typical Dinners Steak and Potatoes Spaghetti Hamburger Chicken and Rice Pizza Lasagna
Dinner Most American dinners are centered around meat, carbohydrates, and vegetables. For example: steak, potatoes and broccoli
Dessert Chocolate Chip Cookies Brownies Vanilla Cake