COMSTD 2, Eff Speaking
25 March 2013
Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about the very popular Salvadoran dish, Pupusas. Central Idea/Thesis: Pupusas are a very popular dish in El Salvador, and are now becoming more popular here in the United States. Organizing Format: Categorical
I. Attention Getter: On January 2007, El Salvador makes it into the Guinness Book of World Records for making the biggest Pupusas that were able to feed more than five thousand people. II. Relevance Statement: Liborio Markets broke the Guinness Book World Record for largest pupusa in 2007 at the L.A. Gastronomical Festival, the World's Largest Pupusa measures 10 feet, 2 inches, in diameter. III. Topic Disclosure: Ask any Salvadoran what their favorite food is and I’d be willing to bet that many of us would say Pupusas. They are a favorite in my family for Christmas and many other special occasions. IV. Preview: Today I want to share with you the origin of Pupusas and how they are made. A. First, I want to tell you a little bit about the history behind Pupusas and how they first came about B. Second, I will share with you what ingredients are needed to make this dish and the different types of Pupusas. C. Third, I will demonstrate to you how the Pupusa is made. (Transition Statement: Let’s begin with the history behind Pupusas.) Body:
1. A Pupusa is a very popular traditional Salvadoran dish. A. Pupusas are from El Salvador, and were first eaten by the Natives there almost three thousand years ago. 1. Cooking implements for their preparation have found in Joya De Crem and other archeological sites. 2. They originated from the Pipil tribes who lived in the area that came to be El Salvador (Multi Cultural Cooking Network). B. It wasn’t until about the 1960’s that Pupusas began to pop up in stands all over El Salvador and neighboring parts of Honduras and Guatemala....
Cited: "Multi Cultural Cooking Network." Multi Cultural Cooking Network. Ethic Foods, 3 Dec. 2009. Web. 26 Mar. 2013.
"Pupusas History." Pupusas History. Ababumy The Chef of El Amanecer Restaurant., n.d. Web. 26 Mar. 2013.
Villatoro, Marina Kuperman. "El Salvador Festivals – National Day of the Pupusas (Dia Nacional De La Pupusa) – Sonsonate, El Salvador." Travel Experta Central America Travel Expert. N.p., 19 Nov. 2010. Web. 26 Mar. 2013.
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