Markets

Food & seasonal markets around the world

Bukhara non

The art of Uzbek flatbread

Non, the round bread of Uzbekistan, is as ubiquitous as the pot of green tea that accompanies every meal of the day. Inspired by...
Fresh French bread

Saturday morning ritual in Saint-Louis (FR)

The market in Saint-Louis is just across the French border, and going there has become something of a Saturday morning ritual. When I visit...
Fresh pomegranate, Jerash, Jordan

The power of pomegranate

Pomegranate is an ancient food with symbolic meaning in many traditions, its many seeds symbolizing the blessings of fruitfulness. Scouts brought pomegranates back to...
Red and white barn, Minnesota, USA

Comfort me with apples

A highlight of my foray through the Minnesota heartland last week was the roadside stop at an apple farm in Dakota County, just south...
Grapes, peaches and watermelon

Moroccan fruits: plums, peaches and prickly pears

Plums hold a place of honor in my Moroccan kitchen. The purple-skinned ones, with tart flesh, take time to ripen fully, so have time...
Ramadam

Sweet countdown to Ramadan

  Halwa Chebakia is a Moroccan sesame cookie which is folded into a flower shape, fried and then coated with honey. It's very popular in...
Tuscan hill town, Italy

Tasting Italy-a culinary journey in Tuscany

  This time last summer, I was cooking up a storm on a beautiful estate in the heart of Val d’Orcia. Il Poggiolo is located...
Miss Vy

Cooking with Miss Vy

    Vietnamese food is the epitome of fresh, I am discovering.  Market stalls are piled high with green goodness and every meal layers on herbs...
Ben Thanh market at night, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ben Thanh Market’s metamorphosis

In the evening, the streets on either side of Saigon’s Ben Thanh Market sprout bustling restaurants, set up after the daily market closes at...
Ben Thanh Market

Saigon’s Ben Thanh Market

    The Ben Thanh market in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam is one-stop shopping central, just about 24/7. Top quality fruits and vegetables, seafood and...
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