Adhering to a vegetarian diet is central to many religions. Buddhism shows kindness to all
living things and its believers hold many animals to be scared for what they provide to humans
whether it is milk or as work animals to help plow fields. Followers of Christianity had different
views when it came to being a vegetarian.
Vegetarian Food and Cooking
To get a good understanding of being a vegetarian, vegetarian food, and cooking it will help to
learn about the origins of Vegetarianism. Vegetarianism can be traced back to ancient Egyptian
society where many religious sects abstained from eating meat or wearing clothing that was
made from animal skins do to their beliefs in reincarnation.