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#FoodPorn: Golonka, Poland’s Delicious National Dish
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#FoodPorn: Golonka, Poland’s Delicious National Dish

If you enjoy this post, please subscribe to Epicure & Culture by email, leave a comment below, and share on share on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest. Thanks for visiting!Golonka — the national dish of Poland — refers to stewed pork knuckle or hock that is cooked with the bone […]

Through The Lens: The Yankee Hat Rock Art Walking Track Near Canberra, Australia
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Through The Lens: The Yankee Hat Rock Art Walking Track Near Canberra, Australia

Discovering The Real Raleigh During A Near Death Experience
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Discovering The Real Raleigh During A Near Death Experience

“Has anyone been to a roller derby?” Meg asks, jolting me out of my glazed eye efforts to come up with the Green function for a charged toroid. Fulfilling her role as the informal event coordinator for the North Carolina State University physics education research group, she continues, “Why don’t […]

Hamakua Mushroom bouquets. Photo courtesy of Hamakua Mushrooms.
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How Mushrooms Are Bringing Local Businesses Together On Hawaii’s Big Island

Who knew mushrooms had the power to bring a community together? This is my first thought when visiting Hamakua Mushrooms on Big Island, Hawaii’s only commercial mushroom producer. The factory is set on a working farm, where what started as a hobby for Bob Stanga became a sustainable endeavor that […]

Jamon Iberico
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Jamón Ibérico: The Culture Behind This Crown Jewel Of Spanish Cuisine

There are some experiences you just can’t miss: visiting the Eiffel Tower in Paris, cruising the canals in Venice, taking a picture in Rome’s Colosseum, tasting Jamón Ibérico in Madrid. Okay, the latter may be a little less obvious, but neglecting to indulge in the finest of Spanish cuisine would […]

#FoodPorn: Traditional Bandeja Paisa In Colombia
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#FoodPorn: Traditional Bandeja Paisa In Colombia

Often touted as the national dish of Colombia, Bandeja Paisa consists of a mixture of foods on one plate: red beans and rice topped with a fried egg, avocado slices and plantain chips and enhanced with fried pork rind, grilled steak and chorizo. It’s a great way to satisfy all […]

Through The Lens: Polifitos Lake in Kozani, Greece
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Through The Lens: Polifitos Lake in Kozani, Greece

Buying the pig to make tasty Kalua pork. Photo courtesy of Molly Egan.
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Kalua Pork, Tea Wine And Exotic Mushrooms: The Epicure’s Guide To Hawaii’s Big Island

Those looking for an epicurious escape need look no further than Hawaii’s Big Island. With a culinary culture influenced by the destination’s volcanic soils, water access and ancient traditions, there is much to taste around the island. To help you plan your tasty itinerary, here is the epicure’s guide to […]

Ukrainian Traditions: What Is Pysanky?
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Ukrainian Traditions: What Is Pysanky?

There are many festive cultural traditions in Ukraine. Easter is particularly interesting, with many rituals taking place for over a week around the holiday. It begins with the seven holy days of Lent. During this time meat and an additional individually selected item or self-indulging practice is given up. Following […]

Sciacchetrà Wine: A Sweet Tradition In Cinque Terre, Italy
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Sciacchetrà Wine: A Sweet Tradition In Cinque Terre, Italy

A sweet wine produced in the hills of Cinque Terre, Italy, Sciacchetrà is typically paired with desserts or cheese. Central to the identity of this region, families have been passing down this winemaking tradition for generations. In order to appreciate Sciacchetrà, I must first share a sweet tradition of my […]