Honoring the food of my readers: Portuguese Francesinha

Portugal is the first country in this series so far that I have actually visited myself. This Mediterranean nation has a lot of beautiful coastline and other extraordinary geographic marvels. I could have picked any number of fish dishes, but I decided to go with a popular street food. Sandwiches are fantastic. I just rediscovered … Continue reading Honoring the food of my readers: Portuguese Francesinha

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Cooking the Bible: Cooking Exodus: The Book of Journeys

Welcome to this installment of Cooking the Bible. Today is day 90 of this year which means one day per chapter of Scripture. (I had to backdate this post because of something important that came up.) Here's a very simplified thematic outline for the book: Journey from Egypt to Sinai (1-19) Covenant guidelines for the … Continue reading Cooking the Bible: Cooking Exodus: The Book of Journeys

Honoring the food of my readers: Mexican Chiles en Nogada

This was a fun and easy dinner for us to prepare and enjoy together. Hart really likes bell peppers so he thoroughly appreciated our variation on this nation's dish. Growing up in England, I was very much so not exposed to Mexican food. We would make chicken fajitas at home using a popular brand kit … Continue reading Honoring the food of my readers: Mexican Chiles en Nogada

Honoring the food of my readers: Brazilian Feijoada

Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world, and the largest with Portuguese as its official language. The influences on Brazilian culture come predominantly from Europe (specifically Portugal) as well as Africa. It makes for a great variety of cuisines in different regions. My grandparents went to Brazil on a vacation. They went on … Continue reading Honoring the food of my readers: Brazilian Feijoada