A study of globalization and modernity as an engine of changing food habits: A shared process of an exclusive experience
Globalization is a process which has been much talked about, debated and deliberated upon and its impacts on all spheres of life has been comprehended by many in divergent and convergent ways. The idea of this work is to highlight the ways in which this process has touched upon culinary cultures and how it has led to subsequent changes in food habits. The world becoming a global village has in more than one way brought the world together and hence has led to exchange of not only labour and capital, but also a plethora of ideas, knowledge, skills and culture. The exposure to practices and general lifestyles of people and communities from various places leads to a gradual process of formation of a broader global culture, which brings under its umbrella the various local and regional traditions. Each region has its own specific culinary culture, its distinct cuisine and ingredients which are found locally. The food habit of a particular region therefore develops over a long period of time and through a historical process, where the geography and climatic conditions play vital roles. It is hence very interesting to observe how new cut across trends these age old cultures and gain strong grounds swiftly. The idea is therefore to trace these changes and understand the underlying social, political and economic developments with the intention of gathering a holistic understanding of the issue at hand, simultaneously also briefly examining the exclusivity of it.
Rajeev Yadav. A study of globalization and modernity as an engine of changing food habits: A shared process of an exclusive experience. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 4, Issue 7, 2017, Pages 110-113