SLIDE SHOW: The Vinegared Dish Found 'Round the World

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The escabeche can be served immediately as a hot dish, although it improves significantly after a day or two in the refrigerator. I usually make a large quantity in order to serve some immediately and save some for later.


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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