My Gastronomic Romance in London and Paris

Britain, land of the Fish and Chips…my study abroad in London started with some prejudices of the lovely Brits, their bland food. I have to agree and disagree. London’s famous Fish and Chips tasted like NOTHING at all. Not even the vinegar that it comes with it added any flavor at all. The fish actually tasted like fried batter with barely any fish meat.

But I didn’t settle with the bad reputation of Britain’s food. As my laziness for cooking progressed during my two-month stay in the beautiful city, my palate persisted on trying new local restaurant foods, and my wallet proceeded to empty accordingly.

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How food shapes more than your body

Growing up in a city with no strict food and health restrictions or regulations, Mexico fed me with greasy delicious “antojitos” (cravings) that many people have come to stereotype as sickening and dangerous for one’s health.  Living in the U.S. and going back and forth to Mexico has made me think of the relationship between culture and food. Continue reading “How food shapes more than your body”