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Portraits of Grandmas and Their Cuisine From Around the World

Portraits of Grandmas and Their Cuisine From Around the World
EmailEmail Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti realized that trying to not overeat over at your grandma’s place has got to be a universal thing, and set out to explore what grandmothers cook around the world. His Delicatessen With Love photo series portray grandmothers from 58 different countries, each posing right before they start cooking and then presenting their signature dish in the end. His own grandma and a dish of her raviolis was what gave Gabriele the idea for the project. Check out these photos, radiant with love and care! Website: Armenia, Tolma (Roll of Beef and Rice Wrapped into Grape Leaves) Haiti (Lambi in Creole Sauce) Malawi, Finkubala (Caterpillar in Tomato Sauce) Morocco, Bat Bot (Berber Bread Baked in a Pan) Italy (Swiss Chard and Ricotta Ravioli with Meat Sauce) Philippines, Kinunot (Shark in Coconut Soup) Cayman Islands (Honduran Iguana with Rice and Beans) Lebanon, Mjadara (Rice and Lentils Cream) India (Chicken Vindaloo) Brazil (Fejoada Light) Related:  year 10 historyContemporary culture

Six Amazing Songs That Illustrate What it Means to Be Human Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without. ~Confucius I just took a look at CNN’s site and it was, as usual, boasting its favorite palette of troublesome nouns and verbs. No, these ‘news’ items aren’t new. Linguistic and cultural barriers keep us from recognizing these two universal similarities in others, but there is a human invention that can circumvent all that. I find it fascinating, but also completely unsurprising, that music has developed in every single human culture. Music unites us by telling stories with which we can all identify. I’ve compiled a short list of songs that, to me, embody the universal theme of what it means to be a living, breathing, loving and hurting human being. Before you listen I have two requests. First, I politely ask that you don’t ‘scan’ the songs, listening for a few seconds and then skipping to the next one. And secondly, turn up the volume. We’ll start off with something familiar. Gimme Shelter – The Rolling Stones

Détroit, laboratoire du monde d'après le néolibéralisme - Décroissance forcée Des trottoirs et des parkings vides longent les vastes avenues. Une enfilade de magasins aux rideaux baissés quadrille le centre-ville de Détroit, berceau de l’industrie automobile américaine. Les banderoles « à vendre » et « à louer » se succèdent sur les façades des bâtiments. 80 000 logements seraient abandonnés, soit près de un sur cinq. Avec ses maisons saccagées, brûlées ou envahies par la végétation, « Motor City » donne l’impression d’une ville fantôme. Symbole de cette déroute, Détroit vient d’être mis sous la tutelle d’un « coordinateur d’urgence » pour au moins un an. « Pendant les soixante-dix dernières années, les habitants de Détroit ont cru à tort que leurs vies étaient liées à General Motors, Ford et Chrysler, explique Maureen Taylor, militante depuis des années dans la lutte contre la pauvreté. Exode urbain Empruntant l’autoroute qui traverse la ville d’Est en Ouest, Peter Landon s’arrête sur la bande d’arrêt d’urgence, au sommet du pont enjambant Red-River.

Delicatessen with love | gabriele galimberti Eat, Eat, Eat!!! From Grandma with love I will never forget grandma Sara’s artichokes. They have become a cult since when a famous Spanish cooking blog published their recipe, which I transcribed from memory, following the thread of the taste left in my mouth (just like Proust’s madeleine). Gabriele Galimberti pays homage to all the grandmothers in the world and to their love for good cooking, starting from his own grandma Marisa who, before the departure for his tour around the world by couchsurfing, took care to prepare her renowned ravioli. She was not so concerned about the possible risks or mishaps her grandson might face in his adventurous travelling worldwide, but her major worry was, “what will he eat?”. Buonappetito! Arianna Rinaldo

50 Best Books for American History Buffs While a young country in comparison to many others around the globe, the United States nonetheless has a rich and engaging history. From the early days of settlement on the East Coast in Maryland, to the wild days of outlaws and Indian wars in the West, from shore to shore, there is plenty to learn about when it comes to studying how our country came to be the nation that it is today. Best of all, you don’t have to major in history to do it. All you need is a passion for history and a few good books. Here we’ve compiled a list of just a few of these wonderful books on America’s past that offer an education on the complexities of the history of our country you likely didn’t even touch upon in your previous history courses. Historical Figures Check out these books for the lives of some of the most important and distinguished figures in American history. John Adams by David G. 1600-1815: The Founding of a Nation 1816-1900: Westward Expansion and the Civil War WWI, WWII, and the Great Depression

Émissions | Les verts contre-attaquent | Télé-Québec Les Verts se mettent au défi de préparer un repas cinq services avec de la nourriture trouvée dans les poubelles. Sachant que près de la moitié de la nourriture mise en vente est gaspillée, Frédéric et Jean-Sébastien partent à la chasse aux trésordures dans les vidanges des supermarchés. Ils trouvent effectivement une grande variété d'aliments, parfois même encore dans l'emballage d'origine. Ils rencontrent ensuite Philippe Fravalo, spécialiste des bactéries pathogènes alimentaires à l'Université de Montréal, qui évalue si les aliments récoltés sont comestibles. Jean-François Archambault, fondateur de la Tablée des chefs, arrive ensuite pour les sensibiliser au gaspillage alimentaire à la maison, et les aider à concocter un repas cinq services qu'ils serviront au père de Frédéric. Segments de l’émission L'Éco-Confesse Dans l’Éco-confesse, Marie-Soleil Michon se confesse de voyager à l’occasion en avion. Visionnez La Zone d'inconfort Visionnez Le Ring Visionnez

Marinated Feta Cheese Recipe Raise your hand if your weekly grocery run involves more than a few stops. For me, it’s Sigona’s for produce, Robert’s for meat, Trader Joe’s for some favorite items and Safeway for other things. This doesn’t include the stops at the Asian market and the Latin market when the pantry is running low on staples. And let’s not forget Target where I can easily spend an afternoon just browsing the aisles. Admittedly, I sometimes take a shortcut and skip one or two of the stores, foregoing some items on my list just to make shopping a bit easier but there are some items my husband and I can’t go without. Last week was a busy one and I was feeling under the weather so I took one of those aforementioned shortcuts. As with most foods that need rescuing taste-wise, the feta improved with the help of lemon, olive oil and herbs. A few hours in the refrigerator did the trick but I would imagine that marinating the cheese longer would be even better. Marinated Feta Cheese Author: Lemons & Anchovies

Revealed: What 200 calories looks like in different foods ¿ and the results are very surprising By Jessica Montoya Coggins Published: 01:14 GMT, 19 February 2013 | Updated: 20:36 GMT, 19 February 2013 For those on the verge of abandoning New Year's diets, there may be hope yet. The popular research website WiseGEEK photographed what we've all wondered: 200 calories worth of carrots equals how many gummy bears? As it turns out, you don't have to settle for a diet of only fruits and vegetables if you're calorie-counting. The portion sizes they photographed are relative to one another and should provide some comfort to would-be dieters who can't live without potato chips or candy. The foods at the top of the list, like celery, have the lowest calorie density: they provide the least amount of calories per each gram or ounce consumed. The typical culprits of weight gain have a high calorie density. The Department of Agriculture cites that the average adult requires between 2000 and 2500 daily calories. Research has linked carrots to boosting vision, as well Got milk?

Fruits et légumes en transit | Claudette Samson | Dans mon panier Pourquoi Metro? Parce que l'entreprise a pendu la crémaillère en invitant quelques journalistes la semaine dernière. Mais il aurait tout aussi bien pu s'agir de Sobeys ou Loblaw, on imagine que le fonctionnement aurait été sensiblement le même. Ouvert en avril aux abords de plusieurs voies rapides, l'imposant édifice ressemble à une ruche où les abeilles vont et viennent sans arrêt. Avant de pénétrer dans l'immense frigo où transitent des centaines de produits, prière d'endosser un épais manteau, car il fait froid. Signe des temps, «les ventes de fruits et légumes ont explosé depuis 20 ans», nous dit Alain Paré, directeur des contrôles de qualité. Indice de leur importance, elles ont leurs propres chambres - 31 au total - dans lesquelles tout est préprogrammé pour assurer les taux d'humidité correspondant aux «recettes de mûrissement». On est loin du frais cueilli. Dans le même frigo mais hors des chambres, les tomates, les melons, les fruits exotiques... Classement automatisé

Food Photography Blog and Food Styling Tips Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice Printer-friendly version Objectives: Each lesson in the series builds background knowledge about a particular social justice issue and addresses at least one English language arts skill. understand that people experience injustices understand why and how people take action to address injustice recognize how experiences are shaped by membership in groups defined by race, gender, socioeconomic status, culture, ethnicity, ability recognize how the historical moment and the social context shape experiencedevelop empathy for people whose experiences differ from their own. They should also help students “read” photographs by getting them to: Essential Questions: How do photographs convey meaning? Students like photographs. In addition, the lessons will expand students’ knowledge of social justice issues. THEME 1: Understanding People’s Perspectives 1: Exploring Identity 2: Affirming Our Commonalities and Differences 3: Supporting Social Border Crossings THEME 2: Exposing Injustice 4: Exposing Racism