“You eat like a Moldovian” my host said to me (through a translator as I don’t speak much Romanian and he doesn’t speak much English). To me, this was a huge compliment. Its very interesting as I travel in many different cultures that each culture seems very proud of its food. So whenever I am in a place, I don’t try to figure out what the food is or try and figure out what it will taste like before I eat it. Instead I watch my hosts and see how they put the food on their plate and do the same (sometimes in smaller quantities though). I just try to experience the food as they do. My main rule is – “Don’t ask, don’t tell”. If you don’t know what the food is, then you probably won’t have a problem eating it. I also keep in mind, that what some people say is “disgusting” in one place, others will say is a delicacy somewhere else.
For me, this is a part of my striving to be like Jesus. Read more >>