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The reality of being black in today’s Britain

David Olusoga grew up amid racism in Britain in the 70s and 80s. Now, in a groundbreaking new book and TV series, he argues that the story of black Britons, from Afro-Roman times to the present, is key to showing the depth of their Britishness. And, while we exult in black Britons’ success in …

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The Hirshon Niu Rou Mien - Taiwanese Spicy Beef Noodle Soup

Shares 589<p>Picture used under Creative Commons License from the excellent blog at www.ladyandpups.com<p>This recipe is pretty much the national dish of …

The Herbfarm Chicken Le Cordon Bleu

Shares 45<p>Picture used under Creative Commons license from http://www.lutongchef.com<p>The Herbfarm restaurant is one of the finest eating establishments …

The Hirshon Xcellent Yemeni Zhoug

Shares 472<p>This picture of Zhoug is used under the Creative Commons License from the blog http://camelsfire.com/ covering food in the UAE<p>Zhoug (aka …

The Best "Mac and Cheese" is from Liechtenstein (?) - (!)

Shares 51<p>Image Used Under Creative Commons License from www.roastedmontreal.com<p>Citizens – trust me on this one, I know whereof I speak!<p>The …

Austin Jewish Community BBQ Sauce

Shares 10<p>BBQ Sauce Image Used Under Creative Commons License from Wikipedia<p>Citizens – I’ve just returned from a week-long trip to Texas Hill Country …

Charleston Light Dragoon Punch From the 18th Century!

Shares 38<p>Citizens! My best wishes to you for a 2015 replete with gastronomic delights, a surfeit of good cheer and a brimstone whiff of revolutionary …

The Oldest Recipe In The World!

Shares 67<p>Yes – you are looking at the oldest recorded recipes on Earth.<p><b>***3700 years old – you can FEEL the antiquity!***</b><p>I studied Sumerian history …

Macanese "African Chicken" - Galinha à Africana

Shares 165<p>Image Used Under Creative Commons License From Wikipedia<p>Macanese “African Chicken” – also known as 椰汁非洲雞配焗薯及雜菜沙律 – is pretty much the …

The Hirshon Niter Kibbeh (Ethiopian Curried Clarified Butter)

Shares 30<p>Image Used Under Creative Commons License From www.savorylotus.com<p>Ethiopian food has slowly gained more popularity in the United States and …

The Hirshon New England Clam Chowder

Shares 95<p>Image from the Culinary Institute of America Used Under Creative Commons License<p>New England Clam Chowder is a classic, but far too often it …

The Hirshon Azerbaijani Dushbara in Saffron Broth

Shares 157<p>Image from http://cookedearthblog.com Used Under Creative Commons License<p>Dushbara – ah, my heart LEAPS within my breast even thinking about …

The Commander Hotel's Peach Brandy Pound Cake

Shares 155<p>Image used under Creative Commons license from Wikipedia<p>Pound cake – simple to make and a delicious treat any time of day!<p>This is my go-to …

Syrian Muhammara Dip

Shares 13<p>Image From http://foodjunkie.eu Used Under Creative Commons License<p>The Food Dictator gratefully thanks the amazing @SarahAustin for her …

The Hirshon Meatloaf

Shares 126<p>Meatloaf Image From http://cookingweekends.blogspot.com Used Under Creative Commons License<p>Citizens, today i give you Meatloaf – the …

The Hirshon Salsa Quemada - The "Burnt" Salsa

Shares 105<p>Salsa Image From www.cookipedia.co.uk Used Under Creative Commons License<p>I first encountered Salsa Quemada in a cheap Mexican restaurant in …

The Hirshon Georgian Cornish Game Hen with Garlic Sauce - ტაბაკა

Shares 65<p>Chicken Tabaka Image From http://pikachakula.com Used Under Creative Commons License<p>When Americans see the word “Georgian”, they …

The Hirshon Olio Santo (Spicy "Holy" Oil)

Shares 22<p>Image Used Under Creative Commons License From https://fressack.wordpress.com<p>The Generalissimo is fighting off a particularly virulent flu …

The Hirshon Sichuan Chili Oil - 四川辣油

Shares 33<p>Since my last post was for a spicy “holy” oil from Italy, it occurred to me that a counterbalancing Yin to the European Yang was required.<p>As …

Nepali Lamb Choila - छोयला

Shares 31<p>Nepalese ranks amongst one of my all-time favorite cuisines – it combines ingredients from several different Indian provinces as well as …

The True Beef Wellington

Shares 22<p>Beef Wellington Image Used Under Creative Commons License From Wikipedia<p>Given yesterday’s reversal of the hated CA foie gras ban and the …

The Hirshon Aviation Cocktail

Shares 141<p>Image Used Under Creative Commons License From www.liquor.com<p>By dictatorial fiat, today is cocktail day here at TFD!<p>Citizens, I am …

The Canonical Mint Julep

Shares 34<p>Image of Mint Julep is Used Under a Creative Commons License From Wikipedia<p>The Mint Julep is perhaps the most evocative cocktail ever …

The Hirshon Galaktoboureko - γαλακτομπούρεκο

Shares 36<p>Image Used Under Creative Commons License From Wikipedia<p>It was 11 years ago at a small Greek food fair in San Jose, CA that my life was …

Majorcan-style Squid

Shares 13<p>Squid Image Used Under Creative Commons License From The Guardian<p>The island of Majorca is one of the most popular tourist destinations in …

The Hirshon Peruvian Ceviche

Shares 38<p>Peruvian Ceviche image Used Under Creative Commons License From Wikipedia<p>Ceviche, the delicious Latin-American dish of fish “cooked” in …

Coquilles St-Jacques (Gratinéed Scallops)

Shares 70<p>Scallops Image Used Under Creative Commons License From Wikipedia<p>This is one of the great classic French recipes – that means, cream and …

Amish Mashed Potatoes

Shares 287<p>Mashed Potato Image Used Under Creative Commons License From Wikipedia<p>The Amish have a cuisine that emphasizes caloric intake because these …

The Hirshon Pai Gwat - Steamed Spare Ribs In Black Bean Sauce

Shares 34<p>I am a dim sum fiend and have been a regular at my go-to restaurant for more than 17 years now. That means this gweilo (aka white devil) …