Africa: A Continent of Chiles

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By Dave DeWitt An Excerpt from Precious Cargo: How Foods From the Americas Changed the World(Counterpoint Press, 2014). Available here. The high priest of African chiles was Laurens van der Post, the South African author who wrote, “The man who has become hooked on piri-piri hungers for his favorite dish like a junkie for heroin, because the person who has …

Piacere Barbecue: Joy of Grilling in Italy

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Text and Photos by Harald Zoschke Editor’s Note: From the Umbrian city of Perugia, we already reported about the unique annual “Eurochocolate” event. Now Perugia also seems to earn the title as Italy’s barbecue capital. Already in its second year, the city hosted a ten day long event named “Piacere Barbecue”, which translates to joy of grilling. It went on …