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Author Archives: gastronomad
cookbook club: Diasporican
Note: I’ve been avoiding writing this one. Of the dozens of books our Cookbook Club has cooked from, none have triggered so many impassioned responses as Diasporican. I’ve tried to be as objective as possible here. I’m still including some strong opinions of this book while trying to limit the discussion to what was relevant toContinue reading “cookbook club: Diasporican”
cookbook club: Colombiana
Welcome to book three of our Savoring the Diverse Flavors of Latin America season of Cookbook Club. So far, we’ve taken a bird’s-eye view of Latin America through the Latin American Cookbook, then honed in on the central region of Chile with The Chilean Kitchen. Now, we’ll explore the beautifully diverse country of Colombia, and the powerful food culture held byContinue reading “cookbook club: Colombiana”
wandering chinatown NYC
There’s so much I wanted to share the past few months, but I’ve fallen horribly behind… I hope you enjoy this little video of a visit to NYC’s Chinatown. I can’t wait for my next visit!
cookbook club autumn 2022 updates: books 1 & 2
Time for some catching up! The first two books of the Autumn 2022 season, were originally posted on the Kitchen Art & Letters website. However, as I return for a couple months of traveling and holiday-ing and recovering from all the fun, I want to get us caught up here on Wander, Eat, and Tell,Continue reading “cookbook club autumn 2022 updates: books 1 & 2”
I’m not one to get on the dry January bandwagon. However, I’ve become very interested in the flavor dynamics of spirit-free and non-alcoholic adult beverages. It’s a huge and growing market. And not all products are created equal. I’ve been tasting through several spirit replacements and a few dealcoholized wines and thought I’d share oneContinue reading “Noughty Bubbles”
autumn 2022 cookbook club starts soon!
savoring latin america Autumn is a perfect time to hit the books. Especially if we’re talking about cookbooks! This autumn, we’re celebrating the diversity, history, and deliciousness of the foods of Central and South America and Spanish-speaking Caribbean. Our theme is Savoring Latin America. That’s a lot to cover in four books. And I know we’llContinue reading “autumn 2022 cookbook club starts soon!”
going to Peru, part 3
so close I can almost taste it! Are you going to Peru with me in October? It’s coming up soon! I have my plane tickets and the itinerary is confirmed… so close I can almost taste the ceviche, the pisco, and the hundreds of other flavors I’ve never experienced before! If you’re still on theContinue reading “going to Peru, part 3”