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HILSA; THE KING OF FISH

By  Debashis Das      Bengalis are well-known for their fondness of fishes, as well as, for sweets. Supported by mother river Ganges, along with other different sized water bodies and even with a little coastal area, fish of different varieties, is a round-the-year availability. In Bengal, the fish market...

Peruvian Feeding Frenzy: Chowing Down at Lima’s Mistura

By Mike Gasparovic “¡Oye, maestro, más chancho rapidito!” The barked order comes from a grill cook in a ten-gallon Stetson and surgical mask to protect against the spicy smoke billowing from the coals. Before him, a massive contraption with 12 revolving gridirons, spluttering with grease. Busy basters are...

Kashmiri Kahwah (Tea) Recipe

By Debashis Das Kahwah (Urdu: قہوہ‎, also transliterated qehwa, kehwa or kahwa) is a traditional green tea preparation consumed in Afghanistan, northern Pakistan, some regions of Central Asia as well as the Kashmir Valley. In Pakistan, it is made in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan regions. It is...

AMAZINGLY GOOD, INCREDIBLY EASY AND REMARKABLY INEXPENSIVE RECIPES

Author Karina Ann Betlem’s Cookbook “From the Kitchens of Pancho Villa” Teaches the Handed-down Secrets of Local Mexican Cooks PANCHO VILLA, MX – Written in support of the hardworking and compassionate people of Colonia Pancho Villa comes Betlem’s delicious selection of recipes representing the history and...

Our Week on Holland America Line’s Eurodam

  We started out Saturday and had no idea how lucky we would be with our stateroom. About a week or so ago, we received an opportunity to upgrade to a verandah suite at a reasonable cost. When we called, not only were we upgraded to a verandah suite, we were fortunate to get a spa suite, that provides all...

LAVO Boasts Biggest and Tastiest Meatball in Las Vegas

By Patty Anis Growing up in New York, with one of my parents having Sicilian roots, it was predictable that our family would appreciate good Italian food, and often.  Although my mother was of Irish decent, she quickly learned the art of Italian cooking from my maternal grandmother, who had recently...

“Best Ceviche in the World”

Nominated by “The Guardian” The Best Ceviche in the world” Chef Javier Wong is a real expert doing the Ceviche. He is an icon in Peruvian gastronomy, he is recognized by the Master in Peruvian culture. In Peru we know the best dishes you will find are in this places call “The whole in the wall” or huariques...

La Cocina que Canta, Rancho La Puerta, Walnut and Fig Muffins

Maralyn and I will be meeting again at Rancho La Puerta in July to present our writing workshop and take a few cooking lessons. I can hardly wait. The Ranch has so much to offer so many men and women of all ages from all over the world. Rancho La Puerta and the Golden Door have brought wellness into the...

A Cooking Class in Puglia

Spring and Summer are wonderful times to visit Puglia, the new popular destination in international tourism in the south of Italy. This region is characterised to a large extent of Baroque architecture, centenarian olive groves, a myriad of nice little villages (where it is possible to experience the local...

Cooking Vacations and Recipes, Formaggio Con Le Pere, Chicken Cacciatore, Tuscan Biscotti, and more

This is a newsletter from Cooking Vacations. I would encourage you to sign up on their website. Mangiare Bene Fresh Recipes, New Kitchen Ideas, Food News & Fun Things To Do In Sunny Italy Today is 27C in Positano that’s just about 79F. Visitors are on the beach and bathing in the sea and there was even an...

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