Tag Archive: immigrant

Audrey and Her Grandmother Clarisse: Romanian Hamentaschen


My grandma even told me that they used to give out hundreds of hamantaschen in her village along with wine, like trick or treating! -Audrey When Roots and Recipes first began, my friend… Continue reading

Ima’s Falafel (Part 2): The Recipe


If you haven’t already, read Part 1 here. Like every other Israeli kid, my mother would ruin her appetite for dinner by spending whatever shekels she could collect on a sandwich at “Melech… Continue reading

Is it fair to question the authenticity and motives of chefs cooking other cultures’ foods?


Food writer Francis Lam and chef Eddie Huang debate authenticity, appropriation and the immigrant experience in this great read, entitled “Is it Fair for Chefs to Cook Other Cultures’ Foods?”. It stems from… Continue reading