Culture

Chicken and Chorizo Rice in the Oven

Ingredients:1/2 chicken cut into pieces (about 750 grams / (1.66 pounds) 150 grams / (5.3 ounces) Portuguese chorizo 50 ml / (3.33 tablespoons) olive oil 2 medium onions 4 cloves of garlic ...
croquetes

Cod Fish Croquete

Ingredients:3 desalted cod steaks (about 800 grams / (1.75 pounds) 2 cloves of garlic 1 egg 1 medium onion Pepper (to taste) Parsley (to taste) 50 ml / (3.33 tablespoons) olive oil 2 ...
Alcée Fortier

Alcée Fortier: The Preserver of Tales

A renowned Professor at Tulane University in New Orleans, Alcée Fortier was the author of numerous works on language, literature, and Louisiana history. Perhaps his greatest contribution to the field of academi...
Menard

John Willis Menard – His Political Journey

John Willis Menard is best known as an abolitionist, author, journalist, and politician. He was born in Kaskaskia, a town located in Randolph County in the southern portion of Illinois in 1838. His parents were...
Caldo Verde

Recipe – Caldo Verde (Portuguese Green Soup)

Ingredients:4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 onion, minced 1 cloves of garlic, minced 6 potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced 2 quarts cold water 10 ounces chorico sausage, thinly sliced ...
Watson

Henry Watson – Making new art from old wood

Henry Watson favours the Cypress variety of softwood from which to fashion his unique artworks. He finds them in old slave houses, old barns, and other buildings that have been built over one hundred years ago....
Seychelles

Seychelles Magical Cocktails – Victoria Fizz

Cocktails are also a great addition to any festive occasion. They are ideally suited to be offered at weddings as a welcoming drink, as well as at parties and picnics.Usually cocktails are made from fresh f...
Wilbert

Wilbert Richard – A Farmer’s Son Turned Soldier

Wilbert Richard left his family farm to join the Marines when he was 17 and narrowly missed tours in Vietnam and Okinawa. His recollections of his grandfather and great-grandfather give a great picture of histo...
Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt – My Luxuries

The just-retired Jamaican sprinter and hero Olympian, Usain Bolt, shares the luxuries he’d rather not live without. A conversation with the great athlete. What does luxury mean to you? For me, it means items ...