Tag Archives: Biting Through the Skin

Biting into food culture

I’m getting practice cooking in front of people. What a lift to see this article on my book in the Columbia Tribune today! (http://www.columbiatribune.com/arts_life/food/biting-into-food-culture-worldly-writer-discovers-a-sense-of/article_11d689b1-de06-5ab3-880e-db0957dac902.html) Food editor Marcia Vanderlip and photographer Vivian Agagiu were fun visitors to my kitchen at the … Continue reading

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A culinary/literary event

It’s been some time since I’ve put a blog out. This makes me sheepish. It’s every day reasons that really don’t hold water because it’s been a great year with lots to write about. But here’s an event put together … Continue reading

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India Abroad and Me

In a surprising and gratifying twist, India Abroad magazine featured Biting Through the Skin: An Indian Kitchen in America’s Heartland on November 8, 2013, in a three-page interview/review. I’m so honored! Check it out here: M09 India Abroad M10 India … Continue reading

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Yes, there is a santa

Hey all, check it out! My food memoir, Biting Through the Skin: An Indian Kitchen in America’s Heartland, is in the fall booklist for the University of Iowa Press! http://www.uiowapress.org/books/2013-fall/biting-through-skin.htm

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Mama Mia!

Italian food has been on my mind a lot because I am lucky enough to be leading a Rotary International Group Study Exchange to Puglia, Italy in May. Our first meeting needed to be focused on team building–what could be … Continue reading

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