The Culture of Food and Drink


Home / Cooking  / Holidays

Italian celebrations always involve food, and Easter is no different. The yeast bread cake, Colomba di Pasqua, shaped like a dove (colomba), is often

Each year on Easter Monday, residents of Fanano, a picturesque hill town in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, arm themselves with hard-boiled eggs to

If you celebrate Passover, you're familiar with this scene: The closing prayers are sung, the last bite of seder brisket is a distant memory,

The differences between Ashkenazic and Sephardic Jewry's foodways are clearest at Passover. Sephardim traditionally ate rice, legumes and other foods verboten to those from

When it comes to the science of baking as opposed to the art of cooking, it doesn't do to have clumsy, chubby fingers. Chemistry

Passover is a Jewish holiday celebrating freedom. The initial meal (the seder) and the way you eat for a week offer a small part