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26 In Search of Lost Sandwiches (Panino Ena)

Panino Ena: In Search of Lost Sandwiches I was sitting in the once-red train of the Slovenian Railways heading north from Ljubljana to Jesenice, under a harsh-blue sky and snow-capped mountains, repeating a journey I used to make nearly weekly when I was a student at the University of Ljubljana. The train was the same […]

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23 Bread and Korea: Pain Tradition

I have listened to a fair number of migrants in Korea (or, as they like to call themselves, expats) express their bread angst. Their bread pain. “It’s all too sweet!” “Too soft!” “Too strange!” “Too hard!” “Too many flavors!” Europe developed as a wheat and rye-based agrarian society, which made bread the staple food there. […]