In every country, the culture and costums are different even when it is time to eat, the way to take the clutery or how to use it properly without not being disrespectful. Traveling to another places is really interesting and that’s because we can learn a lot even when we sit to eat.
These are some of the things that you must know if you are visiting one of these countries and be careful of the way you eat. It is really good to know these things so we don’t feel awkward while traveling. It’s time to learn a little about this costums you might didn’t know nothing about. You can be sure that if you go to that place and you do these things you will be respecting their manners.
In Thailand forks are only used to push the food onto your spoon and then you gotta put the spoon in your mouth. Their principal is the spoon which were introduced by King Chulalongkorn.
If you are visiting Thailand you better learn some tips, you gotta eat slowly and if you have chopsticks and noodles is the dish you better use them but don't ask for them if they are not present at the table.
In Korea dishes, drinks and food must be received by holding them with two hands, is a way to let the host know that you are respecting the food.
When it is time to eat, is really important in Korea and that's why to start eating you gotta make sure everyone is sitting. It is better for us if we start learning to wait for the rest of people, specially if you are traveling to Korea.
When we think about Mexican food we specially think about tacos, and that's why we have to learn how to eat their traditional food. Tacos must be eaten while we are holding them with our hands and never think about a fork or they will make you feel awkward.
If you don't want to feel a little awkward while you are eating tacos, you can imitate local people, who hold the taco with their hand.
Potatoes are used in almost every meal in Germany, either pan-fried, boiled, French fries or mashed.
They only person who can use a knife or a fork to check if they potatoes are ready is the chef or person who is cooking. No one else can do it, or it could seem like you don't trust their abilities and is disrespectful.
After having a meal they usually stay to talk and spend time together. They enjoy talking to themselves.
This is the right time for a little talk with the people eating with you, this happens after a meal every single day of the week, so if you are having a meal with a person from Spain you better wait a little longer.
British traditions are similar to the rest of the countries, except when it is about eating asparagus, these are eaten with the hands.
For some reasons asparagus are always hold with the hands in a sauce to soak them. These are hold by a side to soak them in a sauce.
This is one of the tradition that are respected, never cheer up with a beer, that is because when they were defeated by Austria, who celebrated their victory with beer.
This promise was meant to last for about 150 years, but they still prefer celebrating with another kind of drink over beer.
There's a traditional dinner called Supra, and this is part of Georgian social culture. A supra always led by a tamada or toastmaster, who introduces each toast during the feast.
If a guest does not wish to speak, they may drink from their glass after some words that particularly resonate for him or her. Some popular traditional themes influde toasts to God, Georgia, family and so on.
In Japan, the rice bowl, same as other dishes are eaten with chopsticks, and there is a way to eat them easily because you gotta be careful because bad luck can come.
Chopsticks should be used horizontally not vertical, if you don't use them horizontally you will be unlucky.
Elbows should be out of the table, this is disrespectful in many cultures, even in France, where hands have to be the only visible on the table.
Hands have always to be on the table, so people can know what are you doing with the hands even if we finished eating.