The Recipe Hunters: Preserving the World’s Culinary Heritage, One Country and One Recipe at a Time

Leila Elamine of The Recipe Hunters. The Recipe Hunters travel to countries all over the world and document traditional recipes through photography, writing, and video.  Photo Courtesy of Leila Elamine @TheRecipeHunters

From Italy and Spain to Egypt, Cyprus, and Korea, The Recipe Hunters have been scouring the earth in search of traditional family recipes. Harvesting olives to make olive oil in Calabria, cultivating percebes on the Galician coastline of Spain, fertilizing date trees on an Egyptian oasis, gathering cabbage to make Kimchi in Korea… these are the kinds of things you will find them doing. Their names are Anthony and Leila, co-founders of the Culinary Heritage Corporation, and this is...

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