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Tasty Tips: Epicure’s Guide To Eating Seaweed

If you wander down the aisles of any major supermarket, you could be forgiven for getting the impression that we are a nation obsessed with foods that claim to have special healing, weight loss or energy boosting properties. Goji berries, aloe vera, guarana, quinoa are now household names, and are […]

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How To Cook Pappa Al Pomodoro Like You’re From Tuscany
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How To Cook Pappa Al Pomodoro Like You’re From Tuscany

The food found in the Tuscany region of Italy is known for its sustainable preparation and pure flavors. Additives in many meals aren’t unpronounceable ingredients like acesulfame potassium and monosodium glutamate, but local olive oils and wines that naturally enhance a dish’s character. Tuscan cooking goes much deeper than just […]

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Earth Lodge: A Soul-Finding Farmstay In The Mountains Of Guatemala

“Just follow these two children. You’ll walk up the road a ways, down a path, do a small hop over a gap in the road and continue descending to the lodge.” I didn’t realize I’d have to hike to the Earth Lodge, and I immediately regret taking a small rolling […]

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#FoodPorn: Pepian, Guatemala’s National Dish
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#FoodPorn: Pepian, Guatemala’s National Dish

When visiting Guatemala, no trip would be complete without sampling the country’s national dish: Pepian. You’ll find it on almost every traditional restaurant menu. This hearty stew features slow-cooked meats; vegetables like onion, tomato, Poblano pepper and chunks of potato; and seeds and nuts like peppercorns, pumpkin seeds and cumin […]

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In Good Spirits: Uncovering Mezcal Culture With Master Mezcalier Jen Queen

Mezcal. If you’re like me a couple weeks ago, the word didn’t call anything to mind besides “it sounds vaguely familiar…” If you’re a little worldlier, you might recognize it as a type of alcohol, maybe even mistakenly associate it with tequila. Or wrongly envision it as a shady, unregulated […]

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