Monthly Archives: January 2011

A Case of Pupusa Love

Pupusas (grilled white maize meal stuffed with cooked pork, beans or cheese) are El Salvador’s national dish for good reason. Simple, but satisfying, served with tangy cabbage slaw (curtido). Continue reading

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Halvah Heritage

Halvah, or halva, is one of the world’s oldest sweets with variations in more than 30 countries. Two main types: made with semolina or sesame seeds. Continue reading

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Food, the Tie that Binds — (make that the ‘Thai’ that binds)

Berkeley’s Thai Temple Sunday brunch offers a bountiful feast of freshly made Thai dishes in casual and convivial company. Continue reading

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