SLIDE SHOW: The Vinegared Dish Found 'Round the World

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Escabeche brings together the most basic and essential ingredients of the Spanish kitchen: olive oil, white wine, laurel, whole peppercorns, onion, garlic, and vinegar.


Maggie Schmitt describes the history of escabeche, a dish that spans three continents in
The Vinegared Dish Found 'Round the World.

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Maggie Schmitt is a freelance researcher and translator based in Madrid.  She is currently working on a book called The Gaza Kitchen with Laila El-Haddad. Learn more at gazakitchens.wordpress.com.

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