First, read your assignment to understand the requirements and/or limitations of your topic choices.
is there a topic from your textbook or class lecture that you want to further explore?
Debatable? (are there likely other points of views that exist?)
Plausible? (there is likely valid evidence to support it)
FIRST, use some the questions below to help you brainstorm the many aspects of your topic.
You may not know all the answers - that's ok! You can research some answers later.
THEN, choose ONE ASPECT to focus on for your research on
Cookbooks have recipes, but also often contain histories of specific dishes or cuisines!