Archive / March, 2015


Roadfood, Please

Last year, I drove to Bowie, Texas to visit the Bowie Trade Days, held the weekend preceding the second Monday of every month.  It is the usual flea market/trade day that traces it’s history back to simple times in rural America when money was scarce and the barter system thrived. There were stalls indoors and […]

A Culinary Marriage

EAST MEETS WEST seasoning is an unusual blend to find on the market; yet, the combination of Asian spices and European herbs is nothing new.  Eastern Europe was a culinary mid-point in the history of cuisines and the spice trade.  Arab traders brought exotic, aromatic spices Westward where they were gradually added to the spice […]