Mango, Mango!

A fruit cart owner surviving on $4.50 a day in Nicaragua’s sprawling Mercado Oriental.
rarest pasta su filindeu
Never mind angel hair. The rarest pasta on earth is called su filindeu — "the threads of God."
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The wasabi plant is the diva of plants. It needs good sunlight, but it needs shade. It needs lots and lots of cold water, but not that cold.
Remedy Cafe
Remedy Café in Edmonton, Canada, seemed like an informal language school as Indian and Pakistani food orders were increasingly yelled out.
That good old quiche recipe with whole-wheat flour and olive oil crust is a wild card for lunches at my place, always ending up with a happy tummy. We are fated to success: it’s quick to prepare, comes with a crunchy crust and creamy filling, is handy to serve (since it can be baked ahead, frozen, re-heated), and along with a bountiful...
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Niklas Ekstedt is passionate when he describes what has needed to happen in the last 10 years to save the floundering Stockholm food scene: “We needed to do original cooking, no longer import other culinary concepts, and we needed to invent our own ideas.” And with his help, the New Nordic Cusine happened. As he proudly proclaims, “Now Stockholm is the...
"If I had to eat only in one city for the rest of my life, Tokyo would be it."
This squash compote is one of the most delicious things in our winter. It's different from squash paste (another sweet very common in this time of year here, which is similar to apple sauce), which seems more like a spread. This one is lot more dessert-y and has a texture that I don't think I'd find in any other...
You don’t truly know a country until you know its cuisine, and authentic Nordic Cuisine certainly isn’t something you’re likely to find back home
Some of the very best Spanish food I have tasted has been served to me in Galicia. They know how to cook up here, in so called green Spain. It rains often here. The upside to that is it means you will want to be indoors enjoying Galicia food. The best seafood soup I have eaten anywhere was prepared for...

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Warming up for São João festivities: squash compote made with quicklime

This squash compote is one of the most delicious things in our winter. It's different from squash paste (another sweet very common in this...

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In the city: A portrait tour of Manchester

I pour for hours over old photos and maps. Pictures of people in the street 20, 50, 100 years ago still seem alive somehow.

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