“I love cooking, I’ve always done it with my family and it’s something I get energy from. It would be strange for me to show up to any gathering of friends and not bring food along.”
When you imagine a group of people gathered together, what do you see? What are the tangible signs, experiences, elements that are usually in place? Amongst the unique and varied traditions that might be at play, food is almost always part of it. What we eat and how we eat it is a reflection of many of the values, hopes and beliefs we have about life. Is it any wonder that the practice of eating together forms a central part of many gatherings of the faithful?