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Part 2: Interview with Louisa Shafia, Author: New Persian Kitchen + Turmeric Chicken with Sumac and Lime Recipe

This is the second half of the RoodonFood interview with author Louisa Shafia on her new book New Persian Kitchen. Post interview there is a killer recipe for Turmeric Chicken with Sumac and Lime. Here is a link to part 1 which includes a great recipe for a Sweet and Smoky Beet Burger in case […]

Part 1: An Interview with Louisa Shafia, Author of New Persian Kitchen + Smoky Beet Burger Recipe

If you’re like me, you know next to nothing about Persian cooking. Thinking of Iran, maybe politics crosses the mind, but certainly no reference points about food. Louisa Shafia aims to bridges this gap in her lovingly written book, the New Persian Kitchen. The country’s cooking she explains is partial to sweet and sour tastes […]

Book Review: Relish by Lucy Knisley

Relish is illustrator Lucy Knisley’s tribute to her love of food. Her food stories are told comic book style through lively, fun panels. Daughter of a food critic and a gourmet chef, she recounts a childhood in the kitchen, and family trips abroad including Mexico and Japan. It’s clear she grew up with the privilege […]