ICC Food Memories: Empanadas and Falafel

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Food Memories, Intercultural Connector Blog

Empanadas & Falafel Empanadas and falafel represent typical food from Argentina and the Middle EastIn Argentina we cook and eat empanadas with different fillings, but the most popular are filled with meat. It is a finger food that we share in dinners, parties, traditional events and at home. Falafel is a typical finger food from Arab people. I cook and eat both of them in my country and The Middle East, honoring my ancestors from Lebanon and my Arab friends as well. You can submit your poetry, food blogs and more to the World Council! Join our community!

Food Memories: Baking and Breaking Bread in Spain

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Food Memories

I had the privilege of living in Madrid, Spain, for the greater part of six years where I spent most of my time working as an ESL teacher at a public school during the day, a private ESL tutor on evenings and weekends, and lastly a tour guide focusing on the history and influence of food in Spanish culture. One of the main holidays in Spain is called Reyes Magos, or Three Kings Day, and is celebrated on January 6th. The food most typically associated with the holiday in Spain is a roscón de reyes. The roscón is a round […]

A Call for Blog Submissions – ICC Food Memories

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Food Memories

Hello, and welcome to our intercultural and global world food blog! This column of the ‘Intercultural Communicator’ aims to offer insights from contributors of different backgrounds around the world and across the disciplines into how food can play a role in fostering intercultural competence through the sharing of ‘food stories.’ It has been an interesting year for us all and we have all had to deal with changes in many aspects of our lives. Whilst we may not have been or will not be able to celebrate important holidays with our families and wider communities as much as we usually […]