the "Gourmet" prompt...41. Elizabeth Andoh- As Barbara Tropp was to Chinese food, so is Andoh to Japanese, with specialties in—who knew?—Japanese vegetarian, and the almost equally obscure home cooking.
One of my absolute favorite things about food, cooking, and eating has always been the link to people, culture, and tradition. It's the ability to get to know someone...some place...through the plate they offer you. They plate they share with you. Food. Although there are countless dialects, it really is the universal language.