Cooking Mexican in India

The games continued, unfolding the birth of a new cuisine, in much the same way our ancestors had done on different continents.

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Back in the kitchen after a long journey

I don’t have enough words of praise and awe for the delicious food of India, but after nearly five weeks in the Subcontinent, there was something to rediscover once back in my kitchen on the other side of the world, to make once again those personal comfort foods — those that would be requested before […]

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Precisamos falar sobre UMAMI / We need to talk about UMAMI

Já vi várias tentativas de vegetarianismo serem frustradas por diversos motivos, mas principalmente pela descoberta de que não basta deixar de comer certas coisas: é necessário começar a comer outros alimentos.
I have seen several attempts at vegetarianism frustrated for various reasons, not the least of which is the discovery that it is not just a matter of ceasing to eat certain things: it is the start of eating other things

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Quando doce vira salgado

“Canjica, doce?? Abacate, doce??” Fiz uma cara incrédula ao descobrir esta novidades aqui no Brasil. Tais achados culinários estavam entre as primeiras coisas que até então tinham sido inimagináveis. Até hoje, o mexicano dentro de mim não se conforma muito bem com esses achados. Embora o abacate pequeno e preto do pacífico, que apenas se […]

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You eat, I say!

“Where are you from, sir?” asked the older Indian gentleman sitting next to the open seat awaiting me on the plane. I had given him a smile and said hello – among the simple things that make Indian people very happy, especially when far away from home. “That, sir, is a very good question! I’m […]

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