Père Labat Recipes # 1 Food and Fasting

tanlistwa, Menu de maigre et ustensiles de cuisine par Jean Siméon Chardin, 1731, peinture à l'huile

Today, since we are in the season of Lent, I propose paradoxically - Labat being rather a worshipper of good food - to start this series on the question of fasting. On the menu: manatee, iguana, diablotin, coffee, tea and chocolate.

« On an Island where We Confuse Pistachio and Peanut… »

marchande de pistaches, pistachio merchant

"On an island where we confuse pistachio and peanut..."
You have probably already read this expression or its variants if you are a reader of the Bondamanjak site. In fact, historically speaking, we don't confuse anything at all; we....