Cooking method used in French cuisine, 4 days ago. Cooking is a characteristic style of culinary practices and traditions, often associated with a specific culture. Kitchens are often named after the geographical areas or regions from which they come. A kitchen is mainly influenced by ingredients that are available locally or through commerce.
Religious food laws, such as Islamic dietary laws and Jewish dietary laws, can also exert a strong influence on cooking. Regional food preparation traditions, customs, and ingredients are often combined to create dishes unique to a particular region.