Everywhere you look these days, there's food. From the Pinterest boards packed full of luscious-looking photos and recipes, to delicacies from all over the world in your local supermarket, food is not just for nourishment any more. It's also a hobby that people enjoy, and in some cases, explore through hands-on experience. In most cases, this means learning how to cook themselves. In other cases, it might even mean learning how to grow your own food, to save money and to access fresh ingredients that are grown organically.
One obvious issue with the joy of food in the West, however, is that it can lead to excessive consumption. Let's look in the first section at enjoying food mindfully.