A celebration is not complete if it is not accompanied by a good meal. Animals eat for vital and nutritional need. Human beings add an additional value: the emotional one. A symbolic and social side. On many occasions, even the preparation of the meal is already part of the meeting itself.
“(…) Good lunch is good for both happy and sad people. “
Around meal, personal relationships and family values are consolidated. It is the perfect occasion to give an important new or, debate on a matter. Psychological studies point out that eating with someone makes us feel belonging and identified with that person. In fact, the american writer Laurie Colwin affirmed that “in life not everything is sweetness and happiness: there is also pain and tears. But even if a person feels happy or sad, he must eat. Good lunch is good for both happy and sad people. “
For kitchen stoves there are traditions, stories, values, emotions, ideas, personal and emotional ties.
History shows that, from the Middle Ages to the present days, the idea of sharing food is a cultural element key of the vast majority of societies. For kitchen stoves there are traditions, stories, values, emotions, ideas, personal and emotional ties. Business lunches, anniversaries, weddings or parties, all have their own recipe.
Xavi Sala, June 21st 2018