The wok appeared over 2,000 years ago during the Han dynasty and arrived in the United States during the mid-19th century.
Whether you’re having a casual meal with family or friends, celebrating a special occasion, or simply dining at your summertime country house, if there’s meat on the menu, it will be roasted on a mangal.
A chilling burst of winds rolls in from the Kazakh Steppe, rattling the thin metal walls of the marketplace. I stride through the maze of crudely disassembled shipping containers that hold clothes, toys, and industrial products.
Festive bundles of red pepper hang ubiquitously on storefronts and roadside stands of New Mexico, where they’ve been grown since 1600.