Kitchen Stories: Jill’s Turrón de Bananas
by alma khasawnih
I love food. I probably think of it more than I think of anything else. Food is subtle; the mixing of the sour and the sweet, a hint of anise, a dash of ginger, just the right amount of time in the oven to keep it things moist on the inside crunchy on the outside. […]
Jan 8, 2012
Mastering the art of Afghan cooking (with a little help from Kabul)
by Brett Konen
Until recently I knew next to nothing about Afghanistan, except that we’ve been at war there for more than half my lifetime. From what I saw in the news I envisioned dry, desolate terrain throughout, with militants popping out from rocky outcroppings just long enough to shoot at a nameless target. I knew this wasn’t […]
Dec 5, 2012
Celebrate the Chandeleur with an authentic French crêpes orgy
by Bénédicte Clouet
Today is the world’s sweetest holiday, the Chandeleur. Celebrate as the French do by cooking up a mountain of fluffy (yet paper-thin!) crêpes.
Feb 2, 2013
The rice is right: a Globalist guide to Persian eating
by Mahroo Keshavarz
Welcome to Iranian culture, where hospitality is king and food is the first step to friendship.
Jul 10, 2013
Brave winter the Russian way — with homecooked food
by Anna Goren
If you want great Russian food in Seattle, you might have to cook it yourself. And Moscow transplant Irina Vodonos wants to teach you.
Jan 20, 2014
What’s in your P-Patch? Global flavors sprout for spring
by Irina Vodonos
Slowly, reluctantly, in spurts, spring is coming to Seattle, and P-Patch gardens all over the area are waking up from winter slumber. Each week, a few more gardeners brave the rain to check in on their plots, and when the sun makes an appearance, they turn out in full force to till, fertilize, sow seeds, […]
Apr 30, 2014