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Three Generations, One Cookbook, and Memories of Puerto Rico

Cocina Criolla is back with a new video and a family recipe for chicharrones de pollo

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Seniors Claim the Culinary Spotlight

Two New Web Series Highlight Immigrant Elders’ Home Cooking

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Five Life Lessons from the Immigrant Table in Film

Moonstruck: Food soothes the angry beast

In Moonstruck, Loretta (Cher) uses cappuccino and steak to make peace with her fiancé’s wild-eyed brother Ronny (played by Nicholas Cage) and convince him to come to her wedding. “We’ll make this one bloody,” she tells him, “to feed your blood.”

Babette’s Feast: Food is a gift

Babette’s Feast is a beautiful film about food, but it is also about the clash of cultures. Babette (Stephane Audran), a French Catholic refugee in Denmark, wants to repay her Danish employers’ kindness by cooking them a sumptuous French dinner. But her employers are members of a strict Protestant sect that sees food purely in terms of practicality. When Babette proposes to cook them a French feast, their reaction is priceless.

The Joy Luck Club: Food etiquette is not optional

Waverly (played by Tamlyn Tomita) preps her American fiancé Rich (Christopher Rich) on the “Emily Post” of Chinese customs, but there are still unwritten rules that he flubs when he has dinner with her parents the first time. When Rich misunderstands Waverly’s mother’s false protestations that her dish is too bland, he makes a crucial mistake.

Big Night:Food is a serious business

Primo (Tony Shalhoub), culinary “artist,” runs a struggling Italian restaurant with his brother Secondo (Stanley Tucci). Their competition serves Americanized Italian food and has a lounge act, but Primo refuses to compromise the authenticity of his food. “You know what goes on in that man’s restaurant every night? Rape!” Primo declares. “The rape of cuisine!”

Mystic Pizza: Don’t monkey with (food) tradition

When a no-frills pizza parlor in Mystic, Conn. suddenly becomes famous, it’s a mystery to everyone. Leona (played by Conchata Ferrell), the shop’s Italian-American owner, attempts to explain why, noting that her shop doesn’t sell “designer pizza” because: “You don’t monkey with tradition.”

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More Than One Way to Crack a Coconut: Making Puerto Rican Tembleque

As part of her exploration of the Puerto Rican cookbook Cocina Criolla, Von Diaz takes on a simple dessert. But it’s not that easy without a machete.

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Video: Here, I Am the Real Me

For Colombian musician Gregorio Uribe, leading his own big band in NYC is the realization of his American Dream. Watch Uribe in an original Fi2W story.

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Video: Daughter of Deported Jordanian Immigrant Travels to Washington to Advocate for Reform

Magdolyn Kawas joined thousands of other demonstrators. Her message was about the importance of keeping families together.

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Handmade Future: Four Hispanic Immigrant Women in NY Reinvent Themselves With Craft Businesses

From apple pie to crystal jewelry, a video profile of New York Latina craft entrepreneurs.

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Slide Show: In Gentrified Williamsburg, Latino Community Fights to Maintain its Identity

The organization Los Sures is helping local residents deal with gentrification and preserve the area’s Hispanic heritage.

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A Dominican Son Strives to Live the “American Dream” for His Family & Himself

A video portrait of Nelson Andujar, an Ivy League graduate and the son of Dominican immigrants. While his friends move away for work he feels bound to his family and the Bronx.

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Tongue Tied: Some Dishes from Back Home Can Leave You Speechless

As part of her exploration of the Puerto Rican cookbook Cocina Criolla, Von Diaz takes on a daunting dish, stuffed beef tongue