Friday, November 2, 2007

Food**********************posted by frasypoo

Wikipedia describes food as and I quote
Food is any substance, usually composed primarily of carbohydrates, fats, water and/or protiens, that can be eaten or drunk by an animal for nutrition or pleasure. Items considered food may be sourced from plants, animals or other categories such as fungus or fermented products like alcohol. Although many human cultures sought food items through hunting and gathering, today most cultures use farming,ranching, and fishing, with hunting, foraging and other methods of a local nature included but playing a minor role.
Most traditions
have a recognizable cuisine, a specific set of cooking traditions, preferences, and practices, the study of which is known as gastronomy. Many cultures have diversified their foods by means of preparation, cooking methods and manufacturing. This also includes a complex food trade which helps the cultures to economically survive by-way-of food, not just by consumption.

So where would we be without food ????

To us its passion,its a life giving source and its an interest