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Soy Sauce Chronicles: An In-Depth Look At Asia’s Favourite Condiment

6 Mins Read On a recent Twitter thread (where all intellectual conversations begin, naturellement) where fellow food writer Clarissa Wei (who has a newsletter too!) lamented the fact that so little has been written in English about East Asian soybean-based sauces, I chimed in with a thought about the lack of talk about variation in soy sauce fermentation methods and their […]

5 Reasons Why We’re Obsessed With Ethiopian Food

4 Mins Read Did you know that meatless dishes have always been around in Ethiopian cuisine? For centuries, Ethiopian food culture has traditionally featured a wide range of rich and colourful vegetables, fruits, beans and pulses as the core ingredients in many of their delicious vegan-friendly dishes. While veganism has become a popular trend in the West in […]