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Simple Bolognese Sauce

We aren’t Italian but my Mom loved to cook all sorts of cuisines, not just curry. And one distinct food memory I have is making sauce with her. 1,685 more words


"Farewell to Meat" Doesn't Mean Farewell to Flavor!

Today is “Fat Tuesday” the last day of Carnival, the week-long celebration leading up to Lent. It is one of the most widely celebrated festivals in the world and celebrated in over 50 countries. 469 more words

Health Benefits Of Fresh Produce

Provenance Soup (Dried Fava Bean Soup, Mantova-style)

Dishes with history, provenance and ones that create a memory the first time you try them are my favorite kind. I recently had Zuppa di Fave Secche… 1,135 more words


Pies, pints and beer wars in Brandenburg.

Here at Helsing’s kitchen, we were planning to make a cherry and ricotta pie using Rachel Roddy’s recipe. But the weather has derailed us, twice. First, back in April, a hard frost meant the crop of local Brandenburg cherries and plums was wiped out – the cherries in the local shops are generally from Turkey. 1,106 more words