I published a new article on MUNCHIES a few days ago: Ice Fishing Is Amazing, If You Can Stand the Frostbite. It’s more about the hardships faced by the ice angler than about food, but you’ll recognize some of the pictures I’ve used in a couple of previous recipe posts: Ice Fishing, and Quick Seared Trout with […]
I will soon start a series of travel posts on my recent trip to Czech Republic, but you can get a taste of things to come with my new article on MUNCHIES: Becherovka Is Better Than Cough Syrup. The piece details the history of Czech Republic’s favorite herbal liqueur through my visit to the Becherovka museum […]
OK, OK, I promise I won’t bug you with my off-topic work stuff for a while after this, but I just published a piece about Chef Watson on MUNCHIES: I’m Happy to Have a Computer Help Me Cook Better. The article focuses on the history of cookbooks, which you might find interesting even if you don’t care […]
Just published another article on MUNCHIES a couple days ago: “In Uzbekistan, A Bowl of Greasy Rice Will Make or Break Your Marriage”; or, “Where to eat in Tashkent, everything you need to know about plov, and what the hell is naryn?” (And so far, nobody has commented that if I’d bothered to learn two words […]
MUNCHIES just published my article on khachapuri: “Georgia’s Cheese Bread Might Be Better Than Pizza”. It covers all the various types of cheese breads you can find in Georgia, from the classic Imeretian khachapuri to the much rarer khabizgini. To help you orient yourself, I’ve created a map of all the Georgian regions that claim their own local variations of the […]
Earlier this week, I published a story on Vice’s food blog, MUNCHIES. The article (its title was picked by the editor) retraces my search for Tajikistan’s national dish, qurutob, both in Dushanbe and in my own kitchen, with a little background on Tajik cuisine. Check it out!