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Sufficient Oil and Butter

After the cabbage is drained for the receipt (recipe), Red Cabbage dressed after the Dutch Way, a sufficient quantity of oil and butter is put to it, and an onion cut small; season it with pepper and salt, and let it simmer on a slow fire till all the liquor is wasted… 7 more words

Culinary History

Daal Gosht: The story of a Cultural Confluence

I have rarely come across anyone in the foodie world who doesn’t celebrate good Mughlai cuisine. Me, being no exception. However, I have had more experiences with the regulars like biryani, kebabs and chaaps than the other delicacies this city of Kolkata has to offer. 871 more words

Restaurant Experiences

Var kommer dumplings ifrån?

Matkulturen i Sverige befinner sig i konstant förändring. Denna företeelse gäller inte bara på vår hemmaplan men också runt om i världen. I takt med den allt intensivare globaliseringen har förändringen och förnyelsen av vår matkultur ökat i takten. 446 more words


Krakow's famous obwarzanek. An introduction.

As promised, and article on the most delicious and iconic bread in Kraków: obwarzanek. I do hope all of you will find time to visit this amazing city (my favourite in the whole wide world!), and try obwarzanek. 139 more words

Germany: Historical vegetables (FreshPlaza)

FreshPlaza: Germany: Historical vegetables. “Which vegetables have disappeared from our markets, gardens and plates in the past 150 years? Information on, and pictures of, some 7,000 old vegetables are now available in a single database.” The article links to a German version of the database, but there’s an English link available in the upper right part of the site menu.

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CHNY Scholars Grant Awards 2018

From the Culinary Historians of New York, small grants of interest to SAFN readers who are engaged in current research projects. They do not have to focus on New York! 350 more words


Who Invented American Cheese?

Ah, the mother of invention! Yes, believe it or not, American Cheese was not invented so we would have perfectly portioned slices for the lunch box and burger. 293 more words

Food Facts & Lore