Food Memories: Baking and Breaking Bread in Spain

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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

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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 […]