Monthly Archives: May 2011

Tibetan Momos at the Himalayan Fair

Mountains of momos are made at Berkeley’s annual Himalayan Fair. Tibetan momos belong to the global family of dumplings. Their basic flour and water dough encases a nugget of beef or vegetable filling and is paired with fiery tomato chutney. Continue reading

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Socca – A Cross-Cultural Culinary Catch

Socca, a gluten-free chickpea flatbread is a popular street food of Nice, France. Guest blogger, Jeannette Ferrary describes its cross-cultural roots and provides a simple recipe for this delicate, sultry crepe with a nutty taste. Continue reading

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Jeannette Jafarzadeh’s Journey to Middle East Market

The aromatic Persian bread baked by Ecuadorian-born Jeannette Jafarzadeh at Berkeley’s Middle East Market only hints at her two year detention in Iran. Continue reading

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Buckwheat Crêpes and Bon Voyage

French buckwheat crepes (galettes) are savory, scrumptious and gluten-free Continue reading

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