-Federal constitutional republic.
-Composed of 50 states and a federal district.
-Capital: Washington, D. C.
-With 9.83 million square kilometers
-With more than 308 million.
-It is one of the nations of the world's most ethnically diverse and
multicultural, the product of large-scale immigration.
-It is the world's largest national economy, with a GDP estimated
Until less than a hundred years ago there
a dichotomy in America that made her unique,
a This settlement, structured and industrial and
western Great Plains and wild it was that fed this
bourgeois population. A huge ranches west of
extensions in the flourishing business of breeding
cattle, which grew thanks to its brand new rail's
where born cowboy, as portrayed by the movies.
But alongside these men than in group of ten or
twelve drove herds of cattle across the plains of
Texas always had minimal infrastructure in FIG
Far west, and the cook.
- Before dawn preparing breakfast.
- Was ahead of the cattle.
- He was heading toward the place provided for the noon
- Preparing lunch and undertook the march to reach the
place of nightly rest.
- Prepared dinner for the group they belonged to.
The variety of food was scarce, mainly because the systems
were not optimal conservation and basically consisted of:
- Ham and molasses
- Occasionally ever, bison, deer, hare or a bird.
- And to drink: Water, coffee and whiskey.
Prohibition, understood as a total ban on alcohol, and
finally as a condemnation of all alcohol-related, especially
industry that produced it and sold it was force in EEUU
between 1920 and 1933. Although foreign immigrants did
not share that view, and had taken their spirits.
U.S. food culture
Corresponds to a very mixed bag and some other national
cuisines interpreted, this is so because it is a country
created mainly of immigrants from different countries of
Europe, Asia, Africa, and other countries.
The most representative American dishes come from recipes
introduced by immigrants, it is for this reason that many
traditional American dishes have native roots in the cuisines of
Similarly, while some dishes considered typically American, but
originate in other cultures, the only contribution is that the cooks
and chefs in the country have added to the time variations and
adaptations to regional tastes, to achieve them what is known as
"American taste" or "American style."
Hot dogs and hamburgers are sample dishes from German
immigrants who imported German cuisine habits of
Americans, being today however a clear example of
The popular burger is a clear example of dish identified
with the United States and having an origin in European
Someof the mostrepresentative
Appel pie Pizza Backed Beans
1. McDonald´s: Is fast food restaurant bill more globally
McDonald's is the undisputed leader and why deny it, we
are still saving lives when we are starving.
2. Burger King: Eternal tracker clown Ronald, Burger King
has always been the second largest fast food on the planet.
The star of these local burger, the Whopper, is reputed to
be bigger and fleshy its competitor double-decker Big Mac.
3:Domino´s Pizza: It is the second largest pizza chain in
the United States. His regime Franchise allows you to have
a presence in 60 countries through 9,000 local.
4: Wendy´s: The Wendy's International Management Group
not only the franchise but also Hamburger Pasta Pomodoro
Italian restaurants and cafes Espresso.
Became popular in the early days of television and
tried to show how to cook following primary
European origins, with emphasis on Italian and
Only during the 1970s and 80s chefs-TV
star, shifted the focus to the dishes and
home styles, particularly those from
different ethnic groups.
In the catering industry are chefs like Thomas Keller,
Charlie Trotter and Alfred Portale.
- One of the first books on American cuisine is
- Written by Amelia Simmons.
- The first book dedicated to cooking known U.S.
- The importance of this book is great because it
serves to investigate the historical origins of
- Before "American Cookery" cooking the books
Americans were English and did not reflect an
emerging food culture in America.