A friend of mine from Singapore said they all like food very much, more than any other reasonable nation. I always thought this is not true, and here's a proof. The following is a true story.
"What holidays did you have back then in the Soviet Union?" my father was asked by one of his local students.
"Well, mostly socialistic-ideological ones", he answered. "For instance, the first of May".
"Oh, cool!", replied the student. "but.. what do people usually cook (/eat) for the first of May?"