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Politics: Interlink Books and Ingredient List

politics: Every country's cuisine reflects that list and the journey its cooks took to your table, according to Toronto Star. American cooking reflects more journeys than most, its collective cuisine assembled almost entirely from the suitcases and memories of generations of immigrants. There's the sustenance and comfort of that food, but what's also built into the sauce or dropped into the pot is a sometimes invisible and highly complex ingredient list that can include tradition, community, history, geography, art, religion and politics. A new cookbook, published last month by Interlink Books, celebrates this multicultural recipe box, giving voice to the myriad chefs and their traditions as it puts their food on our menu and, more subtly, their politics on our plates. Collected and edited by Leyla Moushabeck, the book assembles over 70 recipes from first- and second-generation immigrant chefs from six continents. The title, The Immigrant Cookbook Recipes that Make America Great, is the least subtle thing about the cookbook, an obvious allusion to U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign slogan, and thus a pointed gastronomic counter to his administration's rhetoric and policies on immigration. ( As reported in the news.