Tag: Comfort Food Origins

Oden, The Unassuming Soul Food of Japan

Oden, The Unassuming Soul Food of Japan

If you recall from my last piece about surviving in Tokyo, I gravitate towards foods and experiences rather unusual for a young woman. Rather than bottomless mimosas and puffy pancakes at a brunch spot exploding with lace doilies, I prefer a late night, ice cold […]

French Comfort Food Steeped in Tradition (and Wine)

French Comfort Food Steeped in Tradition (and Wine)

Before departing for Paris I knew little to nothing about France or French culture other than my only totally one hundred percent accurate and reliable reference called Hollywood…But I was lucky enough to have a chat with a few local Parisians, old friends and new, […]

In the Spirit of Keeping Things British: A Closer Look at British Tea Times

In the Spirit of Keeping Things British: A Closer Look at British Tea Times

High tea, low tea, afternoon tea, elevenses (bet you didn’t know about this one) – I guess it’s safe to say the British do love their tea. If you ever find yourself hungry and in the U.K., your stomach will easily be rescued by at […]

It’s Not Gibberish, It’s Scottish Comfort Food

It’s Not Gibberish, It’s Scottish Comfort Food

There is a famous Scottish saying in Gaelic, “S mairg a ni tarcuis air biadh.” In English it translates to, “He who has contempt for food is a fool.” I couldn’t have put it any better when it comes to the Scots and their sentiment […]