All posts tagged: Cookbook Review

Cooking ‘Between Harlem and Heaven’

‘Between Harlem and Heaven’ is more than the usual localized American cookbook. Instead, it dives deep into an education on the food and flavors of African-American culture, its vitality and history woven into an entire people. A pretty apt choice to cook from during Black History Month.

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‘Tasting Cider’ and other goodies

Cider isn’t something I get too choosy about pairing with food. If it’s nice and dry with a little funk, I’d drink it with Cheetos.

But given CIDERCRAFT Magazine editor Erin James’ brilliant effort in ‘Tasting Cider: The Cidercraft Guide to the Distinctive Flavors of North American Hard Cider,’ I feel a more careful pairing of cider with food deserves my review.

A Family Visit to ‘Koreatown’

Given that my mother and her family spent 13 years living in South Korea, I felt fairly confident approaching ‘Koreatown: A Cookbook’ from chef Deuki Hong and writer Matt Rodbard that focuses on the flavors of Korean-American cuisine. Yet, a few pages in and it was clear my understanding of Korean cuisine was quite limited. While my mother’s shared experience had primed my palate for Korean flavors, I had much to learn. ‘Koreatown’ In Review …