SLIDE SHOW: The Vinegared Dish Found 'Round the World

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A good olive oil is the base of nearly all Spanish dishes, and can be used with generosity. For cooking do not use extra-virgin: the taste overpowers the other ingredients.


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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