FOOD DefinitionMaterial (plant or animal origin) that we intake to get the nutrition, vitamins and minerals. Function To provide energy, for growth, repair, protection. Other uses of food: Medical purpose: ulcer and sore throat.
CULTURE•DefinitionA system ofknowledge, belief, value, attitude andreligion shared by a relatively a largegroup of people.•Different countries have their own andunique culture.•Some countries share the same orsimilar culture and even language.E.g. Bruneian, Malaysian, Indonesia andSingaporean speaks in Malay language.
Food, culture and unityCulture and eating utensils.Hands: Most Malay people fromBrunei, Malaysia, Indonesia.Chopstick: Chinese, Koreans, Japanese
CULTURE AND FOODIndian : CurryChinese : Dim SumMalay : RendangJapanese : SushiKorean : Kimchi
INFLUENCE FROM OTHER CULTUREMalay and Indian: curry and spicy foodFusion:Western food is cooked with hint of local:For example, pizza with satay toppingSpaghetti: instead of meatball use sausage the sauce is replace with something more local which is chilli or tomato sauce.
Nowadays international cuisine can be enjoyed easily Restaurants serve specific type of international food e.g. Sushi and Kimchi Restaurant that are introduced in Brunei …
SOCIALIZATION Food can be part of socialization; As an excuse to meet and socialized Formal functions such as wedding, Hari Raya and Chinese New YearDinner, a meal where familymember socialized with each other. Dinner time is a family timewhere we talk about the day’s activities Visit neighbours or relative:bring food as goodwill. Serve and enjoy together.
SCHOOL ACTIVITIESCo-Curriculum ActivityCooking club where students are taught how to cook local and also foreign delicates.Example:Local food: such as Kueh Seri Muka.Foreign food: such as Sushi.Hari Raya and Chinese New Year celebration: Both Malay and Chinese brought local food dishes and everyone shared.
CONCLUSIONPeople socialize by going out and eat with their friends or family members. Food also shows a person’s culture, background and also religion. Foreign food has entered our culture and life and we fused them to suit our palate.