Notes on Cuisine
What are some common spices and flavorings used in your setting?
Are there any dishes that everyone knows how to make?
>Cereal and other instant foods do not count, but oatmeal made from actual oats can.
Are there any dishes that originated in you setting?
Are there any dishes that have been around so long that absolutely no one remembers where the recipe came from?
Are there any foods that were brought in by immigrants that are still in their original form?
What kinds of foodstuffs are imported?
What kinds of foodstuffs are exported?
Does your setting have any fusion cooking styles with foreign foods that were imported? (For my readers from the US, Tex-Mex is an example of this.)
What methods are the most commonly used in cooking?
Does your setting have any unique utensils for cooking?