Category Archive for: ‘Regional Food Traditions’

  • ruby jewel ice cream

    A Terra Madre Day Frozen Sweet

      By Jane Pellicciotto As the saying goes, “If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em,” which is why on yet another unseasonably cold day in Portland, I headed over to Ruby Jewel to sample a limited-edition ice cream flavor called Quince Crème Brûlée, debuting today in [...]

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  • Wild Holidays

    This morning in the New York Times, author Andrew Beahrs contributed an op-ed piece on the vanishing place of wild foods on the American holiday table. Invoking Mark Twain and the original pilgrims, he recounts the local diversity that once graced our meals and the [...]

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  • Cuisine as a World Heritage?

    The New York Times reported yesterday that France has been staging a bid for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to recognize French cuisine as a world cultural landmark. This effort raises a lot of interesting questions about where food fits into [...]

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