SLIDE SHOW: The Vinegared Dish Found 'Round the World

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The onions should be sweetish yellow ones, frequently sold in the U.S. as "Spanish onions." Here in Spain they're pretty much the only onions available.


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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