Chicken paprikash and nokedli bring back childhood memories

In a stylish yet cozy Pasadena apartment, the aroma of paprika wafts through the air while a Men I Trust song quietly plays as 23 year old PCC film student Brandon Arthur House cooks for us a traditional Hungarian meal from his childhood. Chicken paprikash and nokedli was a meal that was taught to him by his Mexican grandmother who had learned the recipe from his late Hungarian grandfather, Arthur.  ”It was one of my least favorite dishes when I was a little kid, but …

Courier Cookin’: Spice up leftovers with kimchi fried rice

A hungry mind can create an appetite for students putting in the time, and energy at school. PCC is a diverse ecosystem of culinary cultural backgrounds, and when hunger hits, there are certain dishes that are the unequivocal comfort food that have one’s unique spin on an otherwise common recipe. The recipe below was submitted by Ken Juan, a biology major and student in HOSP 015 – Industry Culinary Foundations 1 with professor Chef Colleen Nanno, he plans to transfer to UC Davis, with hopes …

Being vegan is not a crime

If you live in a city like Los Angeles, it takes little to no effort to find a restaurant that caters to the needs of a vegan. Likewise, it takes no effort at all to find a fast food restaurant. Everywhere you look, it seems that there is either a McDonald’s or a Jack-In-The-Box at every corner. However, regardless of whether you live in Los Angeles or not, the topic of vegan versus non-vegan is one many people seem to have an opinion on. Vegans …