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  1. The Cinnaman

    Majid Ali, aka the cinnaman, bakes up a storm of creative, flavorful cakes and confections inspired by the many cultures and influences of his hometown, Dubai.

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  2. Homemade Vanilla Extract: A DIY Gift Idea

    Homemade vanilla extract is a snap to make and a great DIY gift for the baker in your life. Quelcy shows you how at With The Grains.

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  3. foods before dudes

    Food and innovative art — can you think of a better combination? At foods before dudes, kara’s custom 3D models add a distinct visual spin to the recipes she shares.

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  4. Convivial Supper

    Erin O’Reilly is a lay antique cookbook hobbyist. At Convivial Supper, she shares fascinating and curious excerpts from cookbooks, cooking posters, and recipes in the public domain, printed prior to 1922.

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  5. Phyllo Pie With Fennel, Mushroom, Rice, and Leeks

    With Asli’s detailed photo instructions, you too can make a lovely phyllo pie with fennel, mushrooms, rice and leeks.

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  6. Life & Soul Magazine

    Life & Soul Magazine publishes and curates stories, profiles, and reviews that focus on sustainable lifestyles, from food and design to travel.

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  7. Cupcakes and Couscous

    Based in Cape Town, South Africa, Teresa Ulyate shares her love of cooking — and extensive food-industry experience — at Cupcakes and Couscous, with well-curated, lovingly photographed recipes and stories from her kitchen.

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  8. Design Mom

    Designer, author, and AltSummit founder Gabrielle Blair created Design Mom in 2006; since then, she’s published thousands of posts on design and parenting, travel, food, and other topics (from the evergreen to the timely).

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  9. Estonian Cuisine. Eesti Toit.

    When Ruta’s daughter moved halfway around the world from Estonia, she kept asking her mom for recipes for the dishes she was missing. The result is Estonian Cuisine, an introduction to the Baltic state’s culinary culture.

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  10. Delicious Shots

    The multitalented Najwa Kronfel is a food photographer, illustrator, and French Culinary Institute-trained recipe writer. On Delicious Shots, she combines her visual and culinary skills into one flavorful mix.

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  11. Food Fidelity

    Marwin Brown, the creator of Food Fidelity, shares modern, health-conscious soul-food recipes inspired by his love of music and informed by African diaspora culinary traditions.

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  12. Digging into the Racial Politics of ‘Ugly Delicious’

    David Chang’s Ugly Delicious explores some nuanced ideas around race and food while also reproducing some harmful cultural narratives. Media culture Ph.D. student Rachel Kuo identifies five ways she’d like the show to push further.

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  13. Seven Centuries of Bstila

    Anny Gaul, a scholar of North African and Middle Eastern culinary traditions, takes us on a deep dive through the centuries-long history of Bstila (or Pastilla), one of Morocco’s signature dishes (bonus: recipe included).

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  14. Forgetting the Madeleine

    At Longreads, Paris-based pastry chef Frances Leech reflects on taste, memory, and literature’s most famous confection: the humble madeleine, immortalized in Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time.

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  15. Rewriting the Story of the Starving Armenian

    Liana Aghajanian on the food traditions of Armenian-Americans: “Having lost property, cultural heritage, and identity in addition to the millions who were killed, food became the most transportable cultural marker that could be made tangible with the right ingredients, as Armenians were forced to migrate across the world.” 

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