Food Stories

Cuisines each have important stories to tell — of exploration, migration, wealth, poverty, and culture. Certain dishes — the smells, tastes and textures — can evoke vivid personal memories, too. Explore food stories here.

Easter 2014

This is Holy Week, with Good Friday in a few days then Easter Sunday. I’m preparing to make traditional Portuguese Easter bread, just as I did with mom for so many years. Even though it seems everyone has sworn off carbs and the new evil, I will still distribute it. Years ago I videotaped my …

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Moroccan food

I’ve debated for a while about getting a tagine. But now I have a gift certificate to Williams-Sonoma, and am thinking I may get it. However, nothing comes up on a search of their site. 🙁 Here are some gorgeous, more authentic-looking ones. Perhaps I should plan a trip to Morocco to buy a truly …

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