Confinement cooking continues with clever ways to use tinned seafood in the pantry. With the holy month of Ramadan starting this week, we explore traditional practices and dishes to break the fast. We also check in with some of the most vulnerable farming communities affected by the pandemic.
Tinned fish, Ramadan, immigrants in the food supply chain
From this Episode:
Incorporating sardines, anchovies, tuna, and herring into quick and easy meals
There is a certain satisfaction in pulling the tab on a tin of canned fish to reveal silvery sardines. Now more than ever, tinned fish is having a moment.
Fasting during Ramadan while sheltering at home
Ramadan is a time of renewal and reflection when Muslims fast during daylight hours of the holy month.
Breaking the fast with chef Sami Tamimi: Consider labneh balls
Sharing, gathering, and giving are traditions synonymous with Ramadan, according to Sami Tamimi. He revisits family traditions in Palestine, preservation and pickling...
Undocumented restaurant workers get help from wine and spirits industry during coronavirus
The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a lot of fear, whether it’s about keeping your job or getting sick if a stranger coughs near you. Now imagine if you’re an...
Some California farmers feel safe during COVID-19, others can’t even isolate
We continue with our weekly look at how food gets to our tables. Today we turn to the source: farmers. Gelasio Venegas now wears gloves and masks when picking strawberries....
As cherries blossom in Bakersfield, how are farmers staying safe while harvesting them?
Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson reports on the first cherries of the season with Steven Murray Jr., a farmer with Murray Family Farms in Bakersfield.