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Sampling the Foods of Tenerife

Padrones are the Russian roulette of Spanish cuisine. Sweet, intensely flavored, sautéed quickly and enlivened with crystals of sea salt, they spark the appetite and go down well with a glass of Rioja. Most of them. But one or two … Continue reading

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Pie in the Sky in Rockland Maine

If the mid-coast Maine town of Rockland were in New Hampshire, its motto might be “Live free and eat pie.” At least it would be in January, when the entire town gears up for Pies on Parade.  For those who … Continue reading

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Mandarin Chicken, Much Evolved

 The evolution of recipes is as complex as any theory advanced by Charles Darwin, and to me, no less fascinating. Few among us can resist tampering with even the most treasured culinary traditions, and further changes adapt recipes to the … Continue reading

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Welcome to WorldBite: The whole world, one bite at a time

We mean “bite” literally and figuratively: As in food and as in small segments. Don’t look here for travelogues or tour itineraries (except maybe a cheese trail or a walk through vineyards). Instead expect delicious morsels you can plan a … Continue reading

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