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The History Kitchen

The History Kitchen

I do a fair bit of culinary history, but I’m primarily a food historian. In case you’re not sure what the difference is, a culinary historian…

Jul 2013
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Maine Home Cooking

Maine Home Cooking

One of the fun things about being a food historian is that it brings you into contact with other people who share your passion. I realize that is…

Oct 2012
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English Summer Pudding

English Summer Pudding

This is a perfect dessert for celebrating the abundance of summer fruit–and it’s much easier than you might guess from the number of notes following…

Jul 2012
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Tibetan Lamb Stew

Tibetan Lamb Stew

As I noted in my previous post about traveling in Tibet, Snowland Restaurant was one of the Tibetan-owned restaurants I visited while in Lhasa. At…

Apr 2012
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Warm Beef and Watercress Salad

Warm Beef and Watercress Salad

The recipe below comes from Vietnam. Contrast and balance are important elements in most Asian cooking, and salads similar to this, which combine…

Mar 2012
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Scarborough Pie

Scarborough Pie

During the holidays, I was invited to a potluck dinner where I knew a couple of people were vegetarians. I had a load of cheese and onions on hand,…

Jan 2012
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Spinach Casserole

Spinach Casserole

Spinach CasseroleIt’s interesting to consider how dining habits change over time — both society’s and our own. A lot of new things have been…

Dec 2011
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Crossing the Blue Mountains

Crossing the Blue Mountains

As I mentioned in the post “When is a Mountain Not a Mountain,” the Blue Mountains are actually the remains of an ancient plateau that has simply…

Nov 2011
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Cockaleekie Soup

Cockaleekie Soup

As noted in the previous post, it is likely that it was Scotland’s French allies who introduced the leek into Scotland — at very least, the French…

Nov 2011
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Djej Makalli

Djej Makalli

Since I’ve written a fair bit about Morocco on this blog (original post here, plus a redirect to more extensive writing here), I figured it wouldn’t…

Oct 2011
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