Tradition through Food: A Short Memoir

One dish that I associate with comfort and family is adobo, a traditional Filipino dish typically served on a bed of rice and consisting of meat--usually chicken or pork--a variety of spices, and bay leaves. No two families make the dish the same way, and I have grown accustomed to the addition of potatoes and … Continue reading Tradition through Food: A Short Memoir

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New West Celebrates Persian New Year

On March 15, New West families celebrated Nowruz, or Persian New Year. Parents came together to share traditional dishes and Persian culture with the staff members. Between March 20 and March 21, Iranians all over the world will be celebrating Nowruz. During this time, Iranian families reunite to eat food, share gifts, and have fun. … Continue reading New West Celebrates Persian New Year