Asian Dietary Cultures That Have Developed Through The Centuries

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Culinary historian and anthropologist tend to identified three main categories of Asian dietary cultures that have developed through the centuries. The three traditional styles are from the southwest, southeast, and northeast with their own unique sauce. Asian food is generally a blend of several tastes and flavors together that is sweet, sour, salty,spicy, and bitter.There are various tools in the asian cultures but perhaps the most important tool is the wok because the rounded bottom that provides a range of cooking temperatures in one pan, thereby becoming a nearly universal staple of asian households.
The other two tools is the cleaver and chopsticks that can be used to perform all the functions of the entire set of cooking knives and utensils common in the average western kitchens generals chopping, slicing,dicing etc. When Asians are represented in the media they are often problematic because they enforce stereotypes. Asian are often portrayed in more nerdy jobs like scientist and often geeks. The man are made less manly and asian women are often portrayed as exotic and submissive. The media even try to portray asian parents as very strict and won 't accept nothing but perfection. In America there are many contemporary issues that plague them such as, being excluded from executive positions in the workplace or passes over for promotions because of negative stereotypes.There is also a myth that causes them to be emulated due to the media always showing them as always…

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