Category Archives: Hungry Passport

Churnin’

While I’ve previously devoted this blog primarily to regional and international cuisines—and will continue to do so—I have a collection of essays in various stages of completion that I want to begin sharing in this space, food-related essays on my … Continue reading

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Surf & Turf, Spanish Style

Next time I go to Spain I’ll be sure to take my fine swine t-shirt with me. It just might get me some freebies! I’m currently reading John Barlow’s Everything But the Squeal, in which he details his year spent eating every … Continue reading

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green almonds in the last place I’d expect to find them…

During my 18+ years living in Los Angeles I searched unsuccessfully for the delicacy that is the green almond. One of those items only in-the-know locals are hip to, they eluded me each time I’d check the farmers’ markets in … Continue reading

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…the beets go on…

A bunch of red and gold beets are as pretty as any bouquet! The beet is a muchly-maligned vegetable, and I’m not really sure why. Maybe it’s the earthiness. If that were the case though, why not bag on turnips, … Continue reading

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Hello Seattle!

A glorious tulip gifted by an anonymous fellow at the U-District Farmers’ Market on Valentine’s weekend Greetings from our new home….Seattle. Himself and I have been here just over a month, our days a jumble of unpacking, wondering which boxes … Continue reading

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