Japanese cooking relies on simple yet beautiful preparations of seasonal foods. Dishes are not covered in heavy sauces, but rather are created with an emphasis on clarity of flavor. During lesson # 18 of Food is Elementary, our students prepared a very delicious vegetable sushi. It was tremendously popular, and very healthy. Don't forget the low sodium say sauce for dipping!
Egyptian cuisine relies heavily on the use of legumes and vegetables, as Egypt's rich Nile Valley and Delta produce large quantities of high-quality crops. Meat is less prominent in Egyptian cuisine than in the cuisines of other North African countries.