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Between Countries, Between Cuisines

A Life Straddling Contrasts

Photo by Ilyuza Mingazova on Unsplash

In my childhood, I lived between two countries and two cultures, which meant two totally different sets of food. In Honduras, we had a maid who did most of the cooking. We had no precooked foods and fruit abounded. There were always bananas, oranges, fresh coconuts, mangosteens, star-apples, soursop, mangos, papaya, and more. Dad worked with Standard Fruit…

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Margie Hord de Mendez

Margie Hord de Mendez

Canadian-Mexican linguist and translator, Margie loves to write about cross-cultural living, faith, family, aging gracefully… and more!

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