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

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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

Honoring the food of my readers: Singaporean Hainanese White Bean Rice

When my friend from school went off to university at Oxford, some of her roommates were from South East Asia. I remember one in particular from Singapore who loved to cook for everyone. In spite of a history of colonialism and foreign occupation, Singapore thrives culturally, economically, educationally, and in terms of overall quality of … Continue reading Honoring the food of my readers: Singaporean Hainanese White Bean Rice