Archive • June 2009

Book Signing at Sundog Books, Seaside, FL

The folks at Sundog Books in Seaside, FL were lovely to invite me to sign copies of TRAIL OF CRUMBS this Thursday June 25th starting at 10:30 a.m. Please come by and say hello.

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I Dream of Rasika: Washington, DC

Gulab Jamun

I woke up dreaming of Gulab Jamun, a delicious North Indian sweet of fried dough soaked in condensed milk and flavored with rosewater from Rasika in Washington DC, where gulab jamun is served with cardamom-spiced ice cream. Lesson learned: When the maitre d’hotel lovingly offers a dessert sampler, say yes, even if you’ve already had ...

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WINNERS of the Hachette Book Giveaway

Hachette Book Giveaway

Choosing only 5 winners for the Hachette Book Giveaway for Asian Heritage Month was a really difficult decision since the food memories were at turns funny, poignant, and heartfelt. The judges at finally decided on 5 winners (see entries below). And a few runners-up who will receive a signed paperback edition of Trail of Crumbs: ...

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Sergio, the Montreal Bagel Maker, St. Viateur’s, Canada

Sergio making bagels at St. Viateur's in Montreal, Canada

Meet the hardest working man in the bagel business. At St. Viateur’s in Montreal, Sergio shows me how he makes bagels, boiling the dough in honey water so the sesame seeds will stick. “We make up to 500,000 a day.” Watch the video

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French Kids and Food: la joie totale

pain au chocolat

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