Smithsonian Folklife Festival

A Foodie’s Guide to the Festival Marketplace by José Andrés

Named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People and awarded Outstanding Chef by the James Beard Foundation, José Andrés is an internationally recognized Spanish American culinary innovator, passionate advocate on food and hunger issues, and author. A pioneer of Spanish tapas in the United … Continue reading A Foodie’s Guide to the Festival Marketplace by José Andrés

Rumah Indonesia: Young Adults on the Move

Editor’s note: This blog was sent to us by co-founders of Rumah Indonesia, a D.C.-based organization that offers Indonesian language and culture classes. They will present at the Folklife Festival’s On the Move: Migration and Immigration Today tent. According to the 2010 census, there are fewer than 100,000 … Continue reading Rumah Indonesia: Young Adults on the Move

Gâteau Basque: The Signature Basque Dessert

This relatively simple custard filled cake has a dedicated following within Basque communities. There is a Gâteau Basque Museum committed to demonstrating the technique of baking and a two-day Fête du Gâteau Basque in the adorable Basque village of Kanbo (Lapardi) in the southern part of France. … Continue reading Gâteau Basque: The Signature Basque Dessert

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