Culinary traditions

Delhi Confidential: Food For Award

The pandemic and lockdown may have taken away much of its business, but the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) is now back with plans to unleash India’s soft power. ICCR President Vinay Sahasrabuddhe is set to institute the Annapurna Prize – for overseas Indian restaurants that attract the largest …

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Entering the belt of rice and gravy | Food

Let’s establish our coordinates. As we drive south of Tennessee, we approach the northwestern tip of the rice and gravy line. We are too far west to begin to see yellow barbecue sauce. But jars of collard greens are already replacing mustard and turnip greens. Blue cheese comes in purple …

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Chinese cookbook mother and grandmother course

In the past two months, three fantastic cookbooks that contextualize what it means to cook Chinese dishes from a second generation perspective have been published. Taken together, they provide a snapshot of how the authors of these books detail the back-and-forth of assimilation into Western culture as children while maintaining …

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