Pumpkin Pie Origins

Pumpkin Pie Origins

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and there is one dish that can always be found at the feasting table: pie. Pies are versatile and date back to the Ancient Egyptians. But they weren’t always just sweet treats. The earliest roots of pie have been traced back to...
Cultural Similarities Between Neighbors

Cultural Similarities Between Neighbors

I’m writing this on the plane ride home from my overseas trip, where I got to experience the cultural similarities between neighboring island countries: Japan and the Philippines. With a time zone difference and 1,900 miles between them, these countries have shown me...