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Lebanon’s Contribution to World Cuisine: Hummus

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Chef Jose Mier Celebrates This Classic Dip No this is not a Jose Mier Gastronomy post about Mexican food! Everyone loves hummus. Well, I do know one person who doesn’t, but that person shall remain anonymous. It’s amazing how some foods in some cultures find their way throughout the world and hummus from Lebanon is ….  Read More

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Chef Jose Mier With Yet Another Mexican Icon

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Nachos: Ingenious Success Due to Necessity Yes it’s Jose Mier’s Gastronomy with yet another world favorite food from Mexico. I can’t help it that so many foods on tasteatlas’s list happen to come from my ancestral homeland of Mexico, but they do. Today’s dish almost needs no introduction. It’s nachos. For those of you who ….  Read More

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Chef Jose Mier Visits Switzerland: Fondue

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Iconic Swiss Dish on Top 100 There are two Foods I think of when I think about Switzerland. One, of course, is chocolate, but the other is fondue. No visit to Switzerland would be complete without sampling this iconic Swiss dish. Originally it was created out of necessity by Alpine herders who had only cheese ….  Read More

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Another Mexican Influence on World Food

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Chef Jose Mier Contemplates Churros It’s amazing for me to see the influence of Mexican cuisine on foods and tastes in the United States. Case in point: churros. These delicious deep-fried, sugar-coated treats are loved by just about everybody and it’s not difficult to see how this sweet dessert has crept into everyday American life. ….  Read More

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Think It’s Humble? Think Again. Grilled Cheese

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Jose Mier Gastronomy Exults in This Comfort Food Favorite I’ve covered many different foods from around the world here on Jose Mier Gastronomy, including one article specifically dedicated to cheese. But there’s one use for cheese I haven’t covered and it’s extremely popular. I’m talking about the grilled cheese sandwich. In fact, it’s so popular ….  Read More