Author Von Diaz' cookbook Coconuts and Collards offers a vegetable-forward take on foods she learned to cook from her Puerto Rican grandmother and on the fly in her family's kitchen near Atlanta, Ga.
The inside scoop from the 2018 Oregon Truffle Festival, from truffle techniques to James Beard and the state of food-focused festivals. Also, what are the best food flicks of all time?
From St. Patrick's Day to Cinco de Mayo, holidays from specific cultures and religions have been embraced by people looking for a reason to celebrate. What's gained and what's lost?
Food magazines are shutting down at an unprecedented rate, but could there be new opportunities in this sector? Next, cookbooks are moving in a more classic, less celebrity-driven direction. And finally, we discuss ultra high-end, self-published culinary tome.
Sure, a cup of California-grown coffee sells for about $18 a cup, but people are buying it. The niche industry is booming with no signs of slowing, and the state's farmers still can't meet demand.
There's an exciting movement underway among Native American chefs who are researching, seeking out, and celebrating traditional foodways, and in the process, promoting health and cultural rediscovery in their communities.
The author of a new book, Dinner with Dickens, has an insightful — though far from scientific — observation: The Victorian writer's good characters prefer tea while dodgier ones lean toward coffee.
Have you caught the "Third Wave" of the coffee movement? Can you tell the difference between a microroaster and a nanoroaster? And what's the deal with coffee in cans?
From a theater company where audiences drink along with the actors to a book of cocktails inspired by his plays, alcohol has long been "a great provoker" in making the Bard's work more relatable.
Ancient Jewish teachings ban pork, shellfish, and meat mixed with dairy in the same meal. Some modern Jews wanting to evolve the way they eat look to a scandalous feast of the past for inspiration.
When he started writing the cookbook, chef James Syhabout went to his mother's hometown in Laos to sample the food. Now, he hopes to introduce more people to the cuisine.
Remember the era of TaB Cola? Is La Croix past its prime, and if so, what's next? And finally, what would you choose to drink if you were trapped on a desert island for the rest of your life?
Chef/owner Bonnie Morales of acclaimed Portland restaurant Kachka brings vibrant recipes, family tales and cultural insights to a lively, coloricious cookbook celebrating the foods of the former Soviet Union.