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Enrique Chaupiz discusses his roots in the context of Peruvian food. He talks about the traditions his mother has passed on and how he has tried to conserve the Peruvian cuisine in his household ever since he moved to the United States. He narrates some of his childhood memories and explains how his passion for cooking was born. Mr. Chaupiz talks…
Rodolfo Toledano García discusses machismo in Latin American culture with respect to food. He talks about stereotypes regarding the role of Latina women in the kitchen and believes it is important to work towards eradicating machismo globally. He narrates about his childhood, the traditions of his grandmother and mother, and how to preserve food…
Pedro J. Carreño describes his values towards food in relation to some of his childhood memories. He talks about some of the traditional dishes from his hometown, La Uvita, Boyacá, Colombia and the family members that played an immense role in his life, teaching him the fundamentals of the culinary arts. In the interview he mentions the…
Tacito George describes his path towards cooking and narrates how he began. Even though Tacito George did not know how to cook before moving to the United States, he had a necessity to learn due to the repetition of his menu. With the help of his mother and his sisters, Mr. George started to cook little by little and was able to improve his…
Juan David Roa moved to eastern North Carolina from Bogota, Colombia, in 2000 with his family after his parents were offered jobs with an international-teachers program. Now a sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in History and Anthropology with a minor in Music. His musical interests are…
The interview is part of an investigation on Latino immigrant access to health care services. It was organized around a few major themes: Dr. Mae Lynn Reyes-Rodríguez's research on Latinos with eating disorders, the importance of maintaining Latino values within healthcare services, and a comparison of Latinos in Puerto Rico and the United States…
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