In a reflective essay, you will be focusing on food and identity. How has food shaped or defined you? You can approach the prompt from a multitude of angles. Here are a few suggestions: 1.Focus on your childhood and food. 2.Are there certain meals that you did not like as a kid and now you find yourself eating them as an adult? 3.You can focus on cost being a factor as far as which foods your household–childhood or current– consumers. 4.You can write about food from home–whether another country or another city within the US etc.– compared to what you have access to now. (Likes/dislikes)
There is a 1000-word minimum.
Do not use contractions.
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