LA Times Arts and Culture journalist Carolina Miranda shares family's empanada stories. Plus, chef Magnus Nilsson celebrates everyday Nordic food; and wine writer Suzanne Mustacich looks at China's culture of consumption as it turns to Bordeaux wines.
Empanadas, The Nordic Cookbook, China's Thirst for Bordeaux
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Making Empanadas with Mom
Carolina Miranda is an arts and culture journalist for the LA Times. She recently penned an article about her mother's empanadas for the magazine, Lucky Peach. Carolina...
Okonomi-Latkes for Hanukkah
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Jonathan Gold Reviews Baroo
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Magnus Nilsson: The Nordic Cookbook
Magnus Nilsson is best known as the chef/owner of the internationally acclaimed Faviken restaurant in rural Sweden. His new book, The Nordic Cookbook , aims to capture...
China's Thirst for Bordeaux
Suzanne Mustacich is a contributing editor at Wine Spectator . Her new book, Thirsty Dragon: China's Lust for Bordeaux and the Threat to the World's Best Wines , uncorks...
Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda (and Winning)
Marion Nestle is the Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University. Her latest book, Soda Politics:...