Monthly Archives: December 2010

Get Lucky this New Year’s with Food from Many Cultures

A whirlwind tour of lucky New Year’s foods from France, Germany, Brazil, Spain, Italy, Denmark, Japan, Mexico, and Greece. Continue reading

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A Toast to Gløgg – A Danish Holiday Treat

Warm, spiced mulled wine — known as gløgg in Danish and glögg in Swedish is a traditional December drink. Often served with aeblskiver. Continue reading

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Home Cooking — Japanese Grandmother Style

Trust me, I could eat sushi everyday of my life. But on a dreary, wet, cold December afternoon, I crave a grandmother’s warm home cooking. My grandmother would whip me up some chicken soup and brisket at the drop of … Continue reading

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Burmese Surprise: Tea Leaf Salad is a Dessert!

I find myself irresistibly attracted to trying new cuisines because it broadens my world-view as well my palate. This first struck me on a trip to Tokyo, when I woke up to the fact that Japanese breakfast tables had not … Continue reading

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