Food in Vietnamese Culture and Society Essay by Master Researcher

Food in Vietnamese Culture and Society
An examination of "pho" and noodles in the history of Vietnamese culture and society.
# 86659 | 1,125 words | 5 sources | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Anthropology (Asian) , Anthropology (Cultural) , Nutrition (Food) , Sociology (General)

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The paper analyzes how food, its forms and preparations, is recognized by scholars as an important element of human culture and society. The paper discusses how national cuisines or styles of cooking are thus seen as windows into specific cultures by which we can understand their history, influences and the forces that shape their national identity. From this perspective, the paper essay examines the cuisine of Vietnam, with a focus on the national noodle dish "pho".

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