Tag Archives: snails

Intangible and Cultural: a Find from my Old Stomping Grounds

Over three decades ago, my search for Chinese, Japanese, or other Asian groceries in southwestern Connecticut would usually start and end in the yard-wide “Ethnic foods” shelf at Stop & Shop, where one could find little more than oversalted La … Continue reading

Posted in Connecticut, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Istria’s edible empires

Istria may be a small peninsula jutting into the Adriatic Sea, but three countries divide it–Italy, Slovenia, and Croatia. And in the last couple centuries, a period of time shorter than America has been in existence, a slew of empires … Continue reading

Posted in Croatia, Slovenia | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment