About Contact Culture and Cuisine: Vegetarianism transcending borders

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Marli Mayon Daneel Knoetze Mehrin Mansoori Its often said that Facebook, as a community or ‘nation’, rivals the size of the most populous nation states in the world. As with online communities, which… Continue reading

Yerba Mate

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When Mexico and Uruguay come together, it often times involves a soccer match.  This time, it was over a caffeine-rich drink native to South America known as ‘mate’. The drink itself is similar… Continue reading

Three countries, three dishes, three friends

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By: Alexandra Watts, Savera Shami and Xiaofeng Wang What is a Pakistani vegetarian? According to Savera Shami, of Pakistan, it’s an individual who eats chicken (and sometimes seafood), but not any other meat. Xiaofeng… Continue reading

Allie’s Recipe: “BBQ Chicken”

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By Bopha Phorn, Allie Barton & Holger Roonemaa As Humphrey Fellows, we come from distinct parts of the world. We all speak different languages, come from different cultures and have various media backgrounds.… Continue reading

Around the world in just one meal

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by Ahmed Elashry, Mila Moralic & Fang-Wen Lu We are from three different continents─Fang-Wen is from Asia, Mila is from Europe, and Ahmed just left Africa a few days ago. But guess what? We… Continue reading

Dosas and Sambar from Two Perspectives

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Cooking was just the medium to discover our cultures together! It was great having Vandana come over to my apartment to prepare a South Indian meal together! Our rendezvous over the cooking activity… Continue reading

Tufahija- the Bosnian way to say ” Welcome”

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Different people, different taste. A good chef always has that true on his mind.  A few days ago, my friend Mila from Croatia, asked other fellows how they say what sound a rooster… Continue reading

A Kitchen Without Borders

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by Tynin Fries, Kazi Mohua and Paul Nyongesa Have you ever tried to cook a meal with flavors from three different continents? Last week, the three of us — Paul Nyongesa, from Kenya; Kazi… Continue reading

A European Fusion

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| PHOENIX by Szabolcs Panyi & Téa Francesca Price With only one country separating Hungary and Italy, coming together to create a dinner was both an easy and enjoyable experience. To gather the… Continue reading

Jonah Berger reveals the secret of contagiousness

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Jonah Berger in his book “Contagious” presents six principles of contagiousness: social currency, triggers, emotions, public, practical value, story. These principles he compiled into one acronym: STEPPS. According to him, these traits could… Continue reading

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