Author Archives: Scott

Kraken Pie

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Peace, Love, and Chai

Chai is a staple in Indian cuisine and frankly, no one knows how to do it better than they do. If you are an American who has sampled the various commercially produced chai mixes in tea bags or sampled some … Continue reading

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Emperor Chicken Korma

There are some dishes that transcend cultural and political boundaries, and persist — strengthened by time and regional variation. Such is the case for Korma, an Indian cuisine classic. Korma was brought to the Indian subcontinent by the Persian Mughals … Continue reading

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Food, Culture, and Politics in France

Mmmmmm… kababs! Lamb! What’s not to love? The French far right is fighting what it calls ‘the kebabization’ of France. Check out what PRI’s The World producer Shirin Jafaari has to say about food and politics in France. here.

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Turkish Menemen

This one-pan wonder is full of flavor! Eggs poached in a sautéed onions, peppers, tomatoes, and garlic provide a robust, but not overpowering, medley of flavors. Wonderfully nutritious eggs make this a filling but not heavy dish. Best of all, … Continue reading

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