I just want a man to look at me the way I look at a plateful of pasta. Is that so much to ask? In the spirit of love, romance, and Valentine's Day, the latest episode of Sharing The Flavor talks about the connection between food, love, sexuality, and romance. Andy tries his best to … Continue reading “Food and Romance” Episode of Sharing The Flavor Podcast Now Available!
Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
In honor of this month's Fandom Foodie recipe takeover, of which I am the host and the theme of which is food based on Mexican literature and/or inspired by Day of the Dead - el Dia de los Muertos - as well as my adoration for this marvelous book Like Water for Chocolate, I decided to … Continue reading Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
One Thousand and One Nights (The Arabian Nights) as retold by Hanan al-Shaykh
I don't know about you, but when I think of One Thousand and One Nights, or as it's more commonly known, The Arabian Nights, what comes to mind are exotic tents in the desert surrounded by turbaned thieves, camels with tasseled saddles, beautiful dancing girls draped in veils in emerald green, ruby red, and turquoise blue, … Continue reading One Thousand and One Nights (The Arabian Nights) as retold by Hanan al-Shaykh