Fluffy pancakes are very popular in Japan, prepared using soufflé techniques. Egg whites whipped up with sugar are transformed into a glossy thick meringue. The resulting pancake clouds are heavenly with butter and syrup!
Jamaican cuisine is a potpourri of influences, from native Arawaks to British, African, Indian, and Chinese colonists. “Jerk seasonings” are hot spice and herb mixtures, rubbed into meats, chicken, fish, shrimp, sausage, vegetables, or tofu. Take a “ride on de riddim” and experiment freely with this marinade!
Freshly picked, sun-warmed figs have been considered natural aphrodisiacs since ancient times. Elevated into a memorable dessert, served raw with cashew lemon cream, they become a sensual delight of the season. Many residents have black mission fig trees in their gardens or can find them readily available at the market. The perfect finale to comida under the trees!
Galileo was one of the first modern thinkers to clearly state that the laws of nature are mathematical. His work accelerated the eventual separation of science from philosophy and religion—a major step toward inductive reasoning.
A product of Italian and American influences, this hearty soup is the perfect antidote for blustery weather!
There is no consensus surrounding the origin of the Dada movement’s name. The term anti-art, a precursor to Dada, was coined about 1913 by experimental painter and sculptor Marcel Duchamp to denote works that challenged accepted definitions of art and aesthetics.