Kitchen Sync

3 Kitchens, 3 Recipes For Paying Bills

by Lucy Gellman | Apr 21, 2017 2:21 pm

Allan Appel, Lucy Gellman, Markeshia Ricks Photos Jason Sobocinski was struggling with the toughest financial quarter Caseus has had yet. Downtown at Zinc New Haven, Donna Curran was applying lessons learned from the 2008 recession. Half a mile away at Ninth Square Caribbean Style, Elisha Hazel and her partner Qulen Wright were planning new recipes with vegan macaroni and cheese, jerk tofu, and tender jackfruit — and wondering if running a restaurant would get any easier. 

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Today On WNHH Radio

by Lucy Gellman | Jan 6, 2017 11:16 am

Courtesy Lee van der Voo Friday’s programs on WNHH Radio take a dip in the Bering Sea to look at sustainable seafood, applaud parental advocacy, bring back the world’s best pundits, and take Talladega College to court for joining Donald J. Trump’s inauguration lineup.

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Today On WNHH Radio

by Lucy Gellman | Dec 23, 2016 8:30 am

Lucy Gellman Photo Friday’s programs on WNHH radio go full steam ahead into the end of 2016, exploring last-minute local shopping, recapping a crazy year of news, and looking at how New Haveners get their holiday season on. 

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Students, Refugees Cook Up Acceptance

by Lucy Gellman | Dec 22, 2016 1:17 pm | Comments (1)

Lucy Gellman Photo Standing before a hot plate and sacks of sugar, semolina flour, and ground nuts, A (who asked not to be identified by her name) prepared to perform culinary magic. Her hands flew through the still air, 30 pairs of eyes following her every move. The swift flick of her wrist. A spoon stirring slowly through simple syrup.

As she spoke, a fast thread of Arabic running from her to the audience, translator Malak Nasr stepped forward to distill her sentences. Two cups of sugar. Four cups of coarse semolina.

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