Sharing snacks is an important part of many cultures, say anthropologists. Tapas, dim sum and meze have caught on around the world. Photo: Getty Images Sharing snacks is an important part of many cultures, say anthropologists. Tapas, dim sum and meze have caught on around the world. Photo: Getty Images
Sharing snacks is an important part of many cultures, say anthropologists. Tapas, dim sum and meze have caught on around the world. Photo: Getty Images
Food and Drinks

How sharing snacks, from tapas to dim sum and meze, feeds a primal need in us all

  • The culture of sharing food or snacks from the same plate points to a primal need in us all, say anthropologists
  • We trace the long history of sharing snacks from around the world, from the Middle East to Spain, Italy and China

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Sharing snacks is an important part of many cultures, say anthropologists. Tapas, dim sum and meze have caught on around the world. Photo: Getty Images Sharing snacks is an important part of many cultures, say anthropologists. Tapas, dim sum and meze have caught on around the world. Photo: Getty Images
Sharing snacks is an important part of many cultures, say anthropologists. Tapas, dim sum and meze have caught on around the world. Photo: Getty Images
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