Tag: Cultural Experiences

Investigating Boiled Peanuts

Rummaging through the pantry, I came upon something long forgotten. Awhile back I had picked up a canned product called Boiled Peanuts. I can’t for the life of me remember why I was intrigued at the time; nevertheless, they came home with me.  But, now that I think of it, […]

Sunday Reading – Tastemade

Instead of reading a traditional cookbook, today I explored the online foodie website of www.tastemade.com, which, according to their Wikipedia page, launched about six years ago. I downloaded their mobile app and discovered a plethora of fast-paced, jazzy-music, about-food videos. Welcome to the new media driven perspective of cooking! Tastemade is very much geared […]

The Legacy of Cioppino

Growing up, I often heard the stories from my Dad about Grandpa being a fisherman in San Francisco. They tell of him being a part of a legacy…the legacy we know today as Cioppino (chu-PEE-noh). The story goes that at the end of the day, when all the fisherman came […]

What is Paella?

I love to expose people to new foods that they can’t normally get without travelling great distances. There is a vast amount of cultural experiences that many will never discover. So let’s come to the table and visit Spain. Paella (pah-eh-ya) is one of those traditional dishes that heralds from Valencia, Spain […]