ChiliCult

Strong Aromas, Better Life

Category: Food Culture

Misunderstanding Chilli: The Case of Jamie Oliver’s Jerk

Cultural appropriation, once again, finds itself in the discussion thanks to Jamie Oliver’s (ready-made, apparently) “Jerk Rice”. R.E.S.P.E.C.T. In England,…

Two Views of Tsukiji Market 2: The Outer Market

You hear of Tsukiji, you hear of the fish market and the tuna auction there. Famous as these are, it…

Market Monday: Tsukiji, Tokyo… 1997

Blogs, photos… everything today has to be the latest – or doesn’t it? I want to present the market of…

Lessons in Spice from Fazer Chocolates

It wouldn’t have to be chocolates from Fazer Suomi that could get us more aware of the role of sweets…

Thoughts at a Farmers Market in Rural China

The local farmers market in Jiubujiang, Hunan, again this summer. Again I can only show a few impressions; it would…

Market Monday: Haikou, Hainan, “the Hawaii of China”

This summer saw us head back to China, and not just to Hunan, but again also to Hainan. So, more…

Market Monday: Spar Supermarkets and Modern Spice Trade

Compared to the stories of explorers and conquerors, trade on the Silk Road, and peppercorns worth their weight in gold,…

A Finer Market: Meinl am Graben, Vienna

My “Market Monday” series here on ChiliCult usually focuses on older markets with the character of way-back-when; places giving an…

Leones Gelato – The Joy of Real Flavors

Ice cream, yet another one of those things. Mainly it’s sugar and fat, the aroma nowadays tends to come from…

© 2018 ChiliCult. Theme by Anders Norén.