Holy Food by Christina Ward

Tamara MC, former cult member, interviews Christina Ward about Holy Food: How Cults, Commune, and Religious Movements Influenced What We Eat, An American History I grew up in a Sufi cult in Texas during the 70s, 80s, and 90s. Our diets were completely restricted. For years we were strict macrobiotics. We were vegetarians, vegans, you […]

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Scoot Over Oat Milk; There’s a New Kid in Town—Potato Milk

A tuber-based alternative milk might be the latest contender In recent years, more and more nondairy milks have popped up on shelves and in local coffee shops. There are stalwarts like soy (the most popular), almond, and coconut, followed by more niche nut milks such as macadamia and hazelnut. Then oat milk entered the arena, […]

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How Chinese Chorizo Links These Immigrant Communities

A hybrid dish born out of solidarity has launched a food and arts movement. Feng-Feng Yeh became passionate about Chinese chorizo during the 2020 pandemic shutdowns. “Food is a carrier, a message to speak to people,” says Yeh, a multidisciplinary artist in Tucson, Arizona who previously worked as an executive chef in New York City. Some two years […]

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