Sweet Soup • Rice Pork Porridge Congee • ข้าวต้มหมู • Songkhla • THAILAND

Monday, July 17, 2017

Nan arrives from across the bay where she lives in a one-room, concrete house adorned with a thin tin roof to keep off the tropical rain. Like every…

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Fresh Fish? The Market in Bandar Abbas • IRAN

Monday, March 7, 2016

Each morning fishermen haul in their loads from the Persian Gulf and the haggling begins: crabs, sharks, fish of all kinds and colors. Many of the bandari woman…

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FESTIVE FOODS • Heritage Celebrations • George Town • MALAYSIA

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Why live life on an empty stomach? Better to visit George Town, Malaysia during the annual Hertitage Celebrations. 2015 was all about “festive foods” or foods related to…

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Soliga’s Secret Recipes

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Remember all those old delicious foods your grandma made? If I close my eyes, I can almost smell my Nana’s delicious chicken pie. I’ve tried to replicate her…

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BREAD • Baked Fresh Daily • Esfahan • IRAN

Friday, March 6, 2015

Iranians love their bread. All throughout the land, Iranians stand in line for freshly baked bread. There are a few varieties but most are flat bread. They’ll eat…

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CATCH of the Day • United Fish Auctions • Stellendam • The NETHERLANDS

Friday, January 30, 2015

There are only a small number of fishermen still active in Holland, compared with developing nations. Those that still fish have massive, modern boats and bring in large…

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Aceh Market • Fruits, Vegetable, & Meat • INDONESIA

Thursday, January 22, 2015

At Aceh’s main fresh food market, you’ll find fruits and vegetables never before seen in Western supermarkets. Vendors come early in the morning, and many set up by…

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SPICY Indian Food • The Food Blogger Uma Mohanraj

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Uma was so kind to invite me into her house for a first-hand chance to see Indian – Tamil – home cooking up close. If you’re feeling spicy…

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Learning to Cook Thai in Chiang Mai

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Classic curries and a trip to the market with the Chiang Mai Thai Cookery School, Thailand

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PULSES • Sifting Lentils

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

I passed numerous groups and individuals sorting the harvest. This group was sifting a couple of different crops – in addition to stacking hay.

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