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US | French School Lunches

Join us in celebrating FRANCE with the French Embassy & Kitchen Connection! Distinguished chef, Sylvie Berger, from the Alliance Française wi...

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Dandelion Salad Tower with Sorghum Flour Flatbread and Honey-Citrus Vinaigrette

Ska Moteane is a chef from Lesotho and founder of the Ska Moteane Foundation, which focuses on finding sustainable solutions to food-related chall...

Ska Mirriam Moteane
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Venison Carpaccio with Watercress Salad

Grace Ramirez is a chef, cookbook author, activist, and global TV personality from Venezuela. She is also part of a network of “Chefs for the Peop...

Grace Ramirez
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Moringa Pesto

Once again an indigenous West African superfood that is breaking ground in the well-being and health-food markets. The mighty Moringa oleifera tre...

Zoe Adjonyoh
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Charred Cabbage

Adrian Hădean is a Romanian chef, who has dedicated his life to traveling the world and exploring the vast range of ways food can be prepared and ...

Adrian Hădean
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Nonna Ancella’s Passatelli

Massimo Bottura is a chef and food activist from Moderna, Italy. Alongside his wife, Lara Gilmore, he founded Food for Soul, a non-profit organiza...

Massimo Bottura
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Whelk with tomatoes

The ideology of this dish is that we use all parts of vegetables (in this case, tomato) and try not to throw anything away, because we think that ...

Ivan, Sergey Berezutskiy
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Carrot Biryani

Chef Niven Patel worked throughout the Cayman Islands and Europe before settling in Miami to open a restaurant and two-acre farm that serves the l...

Niven Patel
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Jamsel Gyaltshen is a young Bhutanese chef and restaurant owner from the capital city of Thimphu. After training at the Culinary Institute of Amer...

Jamsel Gyaltshen
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Fresh Tuna Salad with Harissa Vinaigrette

Einat Admony is an Israeli chef who believes that food is a means of connecting people around the world by expressing love and unity, and that by ...

Einat Admony
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Apple Cranberry Pecan Wild Rice Pilaf

Mariah Gladstone produces “Indigination,” an online cooking show that highlights traditional indigenous foods and encourages food sovereignty. As ...

Mariah Gladstone
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Kakadu Water Lily Salad

Method: Method 1: Firstly, cut off both ends of each starfruit. Then cut off the outer ridges along each star fruit. Cut lengthways to get as many...

Ben Tyler
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Aubergine Salad

Omer Eltigani is a Nubian home cook who works to increase the global exposure of the cuisine and culture of Sudan. An advocate for soil health, he...

Omer Eltigani
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Cauliflower Chili Con Carne

Method \Cut the meat into small pieces. Peel and chop the onion and the peppers into even-sizepieces. Remove the stems from the tomatoes and chop....

Gunhild Stordalen
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Apoth Njugu (Jute Mallow with Peanut Butter)

Born in rural Kenya, farmer Loureen Auwor advocates for improving soil quality and planting native vegetables in East Africa, where food consumpti...

Loureen Awuor
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Stinging Nettle Tart with Breadnut Olive Oil Crust

Lyn Bishop is a free-spirited farmer and mentor who teaches others to “live the life you love.” This mindset inspired Bishop to move to Chiriquí, ...

Lyn Bishop
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Tom Kha (Galangal Soup with Tofu and Mushrooms)

Melissa Asawachatroj is a Thai chef, cooking instructor, and entrepreneur from Bangkok, who also holds a master’s degree in food studies. Food has...

Melissa Asawachatroj
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Sara Leana Ahmad tells stories of the Iraqi diaspora through food on her popular blog, where she shares recipes that reflect her ancestry and that...

Sara Leana Ahmad
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Braised cut kombu

Rina Matsuo is a Japanese chef from Naha, Okinawa, and a member of the Ryukyu indigenous group. She works to promote Okinawan food culture, which ...

Rina Matsuo
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Baked Salmon with Sumac, Fennel, and Figs

French chef and restaurateur Daniel Boulud’s childhood on a farm outside Lyon instilled in him the importance of equitable, sustainable food syste...

Daniel Boulud
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Spirulina-tossed vegetable salad

1. Bring to boil 500ml of water and cook the sweet potatoes (until soft, not mushy) for 10 minutes. Then peel, cut in 1/2 inches and cool them dow...

Alma Roblin
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Legumes with native ham

Joan Carling is an indigenous cook from Baguio City in the Philippines. Growing up with her Kankanaey heritage, she was taught the importance of f...

Joan Carling
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Red Lentils and Bulgur (Mjadra Hamra)

Sara Assi is a dynamic home cook from Beirut, Lebanon. She studied dietetics and shares family-friendly recipes that are bursting with flavor and ...

Sara Assi
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Eelke Plasmeijer is a Dutch chef and restaurateur living in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. His dreams of becoming a cook were awakened during his childhoo...

Eelke Plasmeijer
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Bulgur and Spinach with Yogurt and Pomegranate

Manal Alalem is a United Nations World Food Programme Ambassador from Jordan. She shares recipes that can be made quickly and with minimal food wa...

Manal Al Alem
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Kuna Fish and Vegetable Stew

As an indigenous home cook, Aleida Robles seeks to share the traditions of the Kuna people living in Panama. Traditionally, the Kuna people, a com...

Aleida Robles
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Samlor Korko (Cambodian Stirring Pot Soup)

Sotha Sok is a Cambodian farmer from Svay Rieng, where he is an ally for climate- resistant local agriculture. This traditional Khmer recipe requi...

Sotha Sok
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Scallion Tart Tatin

Methods: Step 1: Heat oven to 180 degrees c - Boil a large pot of water - Cut the white part of the scallions into battons about 20cm long leaving...

Claire Diquet
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Onion-Poached Mackerel with Okra and Red Bell Peppers

Rita Robert Otu is a creative and influential farmer, food justice advocate, and public speaker from Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Her academic b...

Rita Otu
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Vegan Luau

Methods: If not using an Instant Pot: Trim off stems and thick veins from luau (taro) leaves. Rinse leaves well. Roll up leaves and cut into strip...

Brandon Makaawaawa
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Garbanzos con Espinacas (Moorish-Style Chickpea and Spinach Stew)

Spanish chef and activist José Andrés founded World Central Kitchen, a non-profit organization that delivers food relief in the wake of natural an...

José Andrés
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Josephine’s Quiche Lorraine

Working in Antarctica, cooking homestyle meals for NASA scientists, chef Lisa Johnson’s primary mission was to keep her crews’ spirits up, while s...

Lisa Johnson
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“Pescado con Patacones” (Fish and Fried Green Plantains)

Miguel Flaco is a member of the Embera Quera indigenous community in Panama. He cares deeply about biodiverse food because it has the ability to s...

Miguel Flaco
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Muurinpohjalettu (Large Griddle Pancake)

Farmer Kati Partanen, from Iisalmi, Finland, is a board member of the Finnish Farmer Union MTK, and chair of the Women's Committee in the World Fa...

Kati Partanen
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Katerina Delidimou is an Athenian food blogger, who brings her love of traditional Greek cooking to family tables around the world. She has been v...

Katerina Delidimou
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Erdäpfelgulasch (Austrian-Style Potato Goulash)

Ursula Schersch is a cookbook author, food journalist, and food photographer based in Vienna, Austria. She writes food blogs in both English and G...

Ursula Schersch
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Red Kidney Beans and Rice Curry

Mbali Nwoko is a South African farmer and writer from Johannesburg, who is passionate about food security. Her recipes utilize plant-based ingredi...

Mbali Nwoko
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Ijjeh (Zucchini Herb Fritters)

Omayah Atassi is a Syrian homecook who works to collect traditional family recipes that are verbally passed down from one generation to the next. ...

Omayah Atassi
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Cashew-Crusted Fish with Carambola Sauce

"Chef Tita" Inés Páez is an ambassador of New Dominican Cuisine. She was the first chef to focus her cooking on rescuing the gastronomic heritage ...

"Chef Tita" Inés Páez
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The Zimmern Family Matzo Ball Soup

Andrew Zimmern is a chef, writer, TV personality, and food educator from the United States, who has devoted his life to exploring and promoting cu...

Andrew Zimmern
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Green Banana Ceviche

Doris Goldgewicht is an author, teacher, chef, and content creator, who loves finding innovative ways to reduce food waste and support local fishm...

Doris Goldgewicht
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Kadoo (Afghan Braised Squash with Garlicky Yogurt Sauce)

Afghan food blogger Humaira Ghilzai tells stories of Afghanistan’s rich culture and its people through delicious food. She focuses on supporting r...

Humaira Ghilzai
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Saffron Chicken with Freekeh

Multinational author and food blogger Zahra Abdalla hosts food-related media programs from her base in Dubai, UAE. Inspired by the Arabic and Iran...

Zahra Abdalla
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Spicy Olluco with Beef

Saturnina Kari Luna is an indigenous farmer from the District of Lambrama, Province of Abancay, Apurímac, Perú. She is a member of the Siusay comm...

Saturnina Kari Luna
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Sopa de Milho (Brazilian Corn Chowder)

Denise Browning is a Brazilian chef and recipe developer who blogs about easy, healthy, budget-friendly recipes that represent her heritage. Becau...

Denise Browning
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Adobo Breadfruit with Pico de Gallo

Sofia Castilblanco is a chef and food enthusiast from Managua, Nicaragua. Spending time in the kitchen of her mother’s restaurant ignited her curi...

Sofia Castilblanco
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Sweet and Sour Pumpkin

Niyati Parekh is a Professor of Public Health Nutrition and works at the intersection of nutrition, chronic diseases, and food environment in vari...

Niyati Parekh
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Sushi Salaam

Bun Lai is a sustainable sushi chef from Hong Kong, currently living in Connecticut, in the Northeastern part of the United States. His goal, as a...

Bun Lai
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Soup Joumou

Leah Penniman is a Black Kreyol farmer/peyizan, author, and food justice activist. She co-founded Soul Fire Farm with the mission to end racism in...

Leah Penniman
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Kera Na Cutlets (Banana Croquettes with Amaranth)

Anahita Dhondy is an Indian chef from Gurgaon, Haryana, and grew surrounded by food. Her passion for cooking and her kitchen skills were ignited b...

Anahita Dhondy
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Rachael Sintamei Yiaile is a home cook from the Maasai indigenous community in Kenya. Frequent droughts and social unrest make food expensive in h...

Rachael Sintamei Yiaile
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Make Do Ratatou(ille)

Danielle Neirenberg is an activist, author, journalist, and President of Food Tank, a think tank and research organization dedicated to building a...

Danielle Nierenberg
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South African Bobotie

Theo De Jager is a South African farmer and head of the World Farmers’ Organization. On his farm, De Jager keeps goats and produces timber and sub...

Theo De Jager
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Chorba with Roasted Eggplant and Sweet Potatoes

Nargisse Benkabbou is a Moroccan author and chef. With a passion for sharing her culture and cuisine, Benkabbaou aims to inspire people around the...

Nargisse Benkabbou
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Fonio and Sweet Potato Crab Cakes with Spicy Papaya-Lime Sauce

Pierre Thiam is a Senegal-raised chef, restaurateur, author, and social activist. He is a descendant of two major ethnic groups within Senegal, th...

Pierre Thiam
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Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Kale and Walnut Basil Pesto

Luciana Gencarelli is an Italian-American entrepreneur in the Northeastern part of the United States. Her passion for food and business stems from...

Luciana Gencarelli
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Nasi Ulam (Vegan Rice Salad with Homegrown Herbs)

Azlin Bloor is a Singaporean chef and culinary instructor. A love of cooking is in her blood and she hopes to make the world a better place for he...

Azlin Bloor
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Plantain Purée

Ana Guerra is the founder of Fundación Indígena Zenú de Bellavista in Columbia, which focuses on the sustainable development of the Zenú indigenou...

Ana Guerra
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Sopa de Lima (Yucatan Lime Soup)

Chef Alejandra Kauachi is a proud and passionate Mexican cook, who is dedicated to sharing the traditions and flavors of her ancestor’s cuisine. S...

Alejandra Kauachi
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Mushroom Bourek

Saliha Bala is a French-Algerian homemaker who lives in Champigny-sur- Marne, France. She is passionate about creating a more sustainable and mini...

Saliha Bala
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Soupe Paysanne (Soup Jaden - Red Cabbage, Yam, Green Peas, Spinach Soup)

Natacha Gomez is a Haitian chef and climate change activist, who promotes traditional authentic dishes with a nutritious twist. Haiti struggles wi...

Natacha Gomez
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Butternut Squash Locro with Quinoa and Brazil Nut Crumble

Chef and restaurateur Virgilio Martínez is at the forefront of the organic food movement in Peru, where he explores the region through his cuisine...

Virgilio Martínez
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White Tepary Beans and Nopales Salad

Sean Sherman is a chef, author, and educator, and is the founder of North American Traditional Indigenous Food Systems (NATIFS). As a member of th...

Sean Sherman
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Seafood Okra

Michael Elégbèdé is a Nigerian chef from Lagos, Nigeria. He is also a member of the Yoruba people, an indigenous group that is one of the largest ...

Michael Elégbèdé
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Shulbato (Cooked Bulgur with Eggplant, Peppers, and Tomatoes)

Rawia Bishara is a Palestinian chef and restaurant owner based in Brooklyn, New York. She uses food to connect the storied history of her people w...

Rawia Bishara
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Mushroom “Bulgogi” Ssambap with Spicy Ssam Sauce

Elle Youkyung Hong is an energetic home cook from South Korea, where "have you eaten?" is often how people say "hello" and the popular online eati...

Elle Youkyung Hong
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Moringa teff lasagna

Chef and restaurateur Yohanis Hailemariam combines his innate creativity and Ethiopian heritage to serve healthy, African-inspired dishes both at ...

Yohanis Hailemariam
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Yana Tannagasheva is a representative of the Shor Indigenous People of Southern Siberia, and works to preserve the traditional recipes of her comm...

Yana Tannagasheva
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Tangerine and turmeric brazilian chicken stew

David Hertz is a Brazilian chef from Rio de Janeiro and founder of Gastromotiva, an organization advocating for a better global food system. When ...

David Hertz
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Papeda (Sago Paste) with Fish and Vegetables

Hunanatu (Huna) Matoke is an indigenous member of the Nuaulu People who lives in Ambon, the capital city of the Indonesian province of Maluku. Her...

Huna Matoke
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“La Bandera” Dominicana (Dominican Rice and Beans)

Gloria and Juana Hidalgo are Dominican restaurateurs who share their mother’s legacy and culture through family recipes like this one. Beans requi...

Gloria And Juana Hidalgo
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Coconut and Tomato Stew

Julius Roberts is a self-taught, first generation farmer who traded his restaurant career for a more sustainability-focused life in the English co...

Julius Roberts
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BBQ Cedar Planked Arctic Char

Sheila Flaherty is an Inuit harvester, hunter, and chef in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada, also known as “the place of many Arctic char.” She is a Direc...

Sheila ᓰᓚ Flaherty ᕙᓚᐅᕈᑎ
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Kelor Mesanten

It’s true that without food we can’t live, but for me the most important thing is that food means life itself. It’s not only an object that can ma...

I Putu Dodik Sumarjana