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Old English Roast Beef and other myths

Why is English food perceived as terrible?, someone recently asked me on Quora. Well, I guess it’s all a matter of taste, as the old lady said when she kissed the cow. I think the answer is perfectly summed up … Weiterlesen

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The Traditional Italian Dish That Was Born in America

Almost everybody thinks macaroni and cheese are a quintessential Italian dish, but you will probably find the best mac & cheese in the United States, because that’s where it was invented. Urban legend says Thomas Jefferson brought it back from … Weiterlesen

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No, Veronica, There is no “real” Chinese Cuisine

The idea that there is a “real” or “authentic” Chinese cuisine is about as absurd as saying that there is a “real European cuisine”. Cooking styles vary according to wealth, taste, history, trade routes, religion and availability of certain foodstuffs. … Weiterlesen

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The Grains of Truth

With lots of time to kill due to our current pandemic, I like to spend my time browsing the questions posed of Quora, mainly because I find the answers interesting, but occasionally because I am unsatisfied with the answers provided, … Weiterlesen

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Lyon, mon amour!

Since Corona, I have had lots of time to answer questions on Quora, but this one really perked me up! “What restaurant in Lyon is famous for its local cuisine?”, a lady called Roskana Parvin Yasmin asked – and sent … Weiterlesen

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