Eskimos did not dissapate the nutritional potential of their food by overcooking it.Great quantities of meat and fish were eaten raw, usually in either dried or frozen form.103-4) "Official" state foods are enacted by the legislature. White corn meal 1 tablespoon butter 1 scant teaspoon soda 1 teaspoon salt Beat the eggs very light, and mix alternately with them the buttermilk and the corn meal; add salt and the butter, which has been melted, and beat well.Alabama's edible symbols are: large mouth bass, pecans, wild turkeys, fighting tarpon (saltwater fish), and blackberries. Dissolve the soda in 1 tablespoon of the buttermilk, and add it to the other ingredients.
Fillings for these delicate half-moon pastries were usually fruit...peaches or peach butter." ---Taste of the States: A Food History of America, Hilde Gabriel Lee [Howell Press: Charlotteseville VA] 1992 (p.With the introduction of modern Western-type food, including convenience foods, over the past two or three decades, the Inuit diet has changed, and not for the better.The consumption of foods rich in sugar and carbohydrates has resulted in tooth decay and other diet-related problems." ---Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, Volume 1: Americas, Timothy L. 246) "The greatest challenge to Eskimo survival was not the cold, but the difficulty of obtaining food, since the only food resources their country provides in any quantity are mammals and fish...In 1719 slaves came to the Mobile Bay settlement and added African cooking techniques, seasonings, and sauces to their owners' recipes.By the middle of the 1700s, Mobile had become well-established, and exotic foods and drinks were gracing the dinner tables.
Eskimos proved beyond any doubt that humans can be sustained by meat and fish alone.