A Moveable Feast by Don George

By Don George

From bat at the island of Fais to bird on a Russian teach to fish fry within the American heartland, from mutton in Mongolia to couscous in Morocco to tacos in Tijuana - at the street, nutrients nourishes us not just bodily, yet intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually too. it may be a present that permits a tourist to outlive, a doorway into the center of a tribe, or a thread that weaves an indelible tie; it may be lousy or ambrosial - and occasionally either while. have a good time the riches and revelations of foodstuff with this 38-course ceremonial dinner of actual stories set all over the world.

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And don’t dare send it back without risk of highly offending the host, a huge taboo as international ambassadors. We were hard-pressed to find food we could eat. The French Bakery in Kabul stocked yogurt—dairy was still on the menu at the time. If it weren’t for that and Aziz’ Ice Cream Parlor—which we frequented until we discovered it was ground zero for a local outbreak of tuberculosis—eating vegetarian while living in the training compound would have, on the face of it, seemed impossible. indd 21 7/13/15 9:54 AM 22 The Plant-Based Journey crisp flat bread pried from the walls of wood-burning ovens, vegetables, and intermittent boosts from the bakery—a testament to what can be done in plant-perplexing situations.

The Plant-Based Journal To give you a better idea of how these eating guidelines might play out in practice, I’ve provided a food journal below, detailing my typical meals over the course of a week. ” It is by no means a prescriptive, or an exact outline that you should follow bite-for-bite. The danger with providing a meals model is that you may feel compelled to follow it exactly. This is not the intention—yet it can give you a guide from which to create your own Plant-Based Plate. At the same time, you are welcome to try out my food choices.

M. Large salad containing grated carrots, cabbage, and English peas Left over from the other night’s dinner, Golden Turmeric Rice is a fragrant family favorite— colorful, chewy, and nutty with the addition of chickpeas—with just the right amount of sweet from the raisins. M. M. M. Medium-size bowl of air-popped popcorn The beans, rice, and salad for lunch piggybacked on the potatoes midmorning, and ferried me well through the day. When hunger hit early evening it was easy to pull together a simple dinner by opening a bag of romaine lettuce, quickly cooking some peas and corn pulled from the freezer, and tossing a few bites of tofu on top.

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