Food is about so much more than just satisfying your hunger, food is a quest for exploring new tasting sensations.
My mother gave me the first glimpses into the culinary treats. I was a keen bystander, and later student, of her culinary crafts. In fact, my first vivid memories are from when I sat down beside my mom, watching her do magic with the ingredients she had in front of her.
Much has happened since my childhood, though. I now enjoy cooking for my own family, and they do enjoy eating it! Since I learned the basics of cooking in my childhood, and those basic skills still serve me well to this date.
I've now taken steps to deepen my culinary knowledge. Whenever I travel, I make sure to find inspiration and to document all the things I enjoy eating. I then use the notes I've scribbled down to make something uniquely Unixplorian.
In today's world most dishes we eat can be found all across the globe. For instance, pizza is no longer a traditonal Italian dish, it is a highly varied experience depending on what country the pizza originates from. I'm not saying that all so-called international dishes differ from one country to another, but I do think that culinary globalization also changes the original dish, adding new flavors and new ways of cooking ingredients, thus creating a new variety, and in some cases an entirely new dish.