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Date: Time Period: November 8, 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21220
Description: Marisa Gray who was born in Trinidad but lives in Queens now describes her food traditions in Trinidad and how they translate in Queens.
Authors: Athena Varnava
Date: December 2, 2012
Subject: Cooking | Tradition | Cyprian
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:21248
Description: Athena Varnava prepares stuffed grape leaves, called koupepia, in the Cypriot tradition.
Date: Time Period: 1969 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21271
Description: Victor Mora talks about traditional Ecuadorian foods and drinks he remembers having as a child.
Date: Time Period: 1969 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21221
Description: Victor Mora discusses the importance of soups and garnish accompanying typical Ecuadorian meals. His sister and mother made most of the meals, but he was in charge of bringing the ingredients home. No ... More
Date: Time Period: 1968 - 2012
Subject: Cooking | Tradition
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21204
Description: Andrew Correa describes some of the traditional foods prepared by his Puerto Rican family including arroz con pollo and pasteles.
Date: Time Period: 1968 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21239
Description: Andrew Correa, a resident of Flushing, Queens since 1998 was born and raised in the South Bronx with his parents and four siblings. Once he married Luz Garcia, they moved to Queens seeking a better li ... More
Date: Time Period: 1965 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21259
Description: Athena Varnava, was born and raised in Cyprus living with her father, mother, grandmother, and two siblings . While growing up she picked up some healing and culinary traditions native to her family a ... More
Date: Time Period: 1954 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21229
Description: Raisa Golubchik discusses her country of origin and moving to Woodside, Queens. She describes typical Ukrainian meals such as borscht and pierogi.
Date: Time Period: 1954 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21242
Description: Raisa Golubchik talks about the potato being one of the most popular ingredients in Russian cuisine. She eats traditional foods out of a sense of nostalgia, regardless of having an expanded choice of ... More
Date: Time Period: 1954 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21208
Description: Raisa Golubchik is a 58 year old female, who resides in Woodside, Queens. In this interview we learn about Raisa's culinary history. We discuss her upbringing in the Soviet Union, the way she learned ... More
Date: Time Period: 1948 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21202
Description: Judy lee talks about how the recipes from her childhood were passed on to her. She then explains the variety of foods she remembers, how to prepare them and why some of the dishes still exist today.
Date: Time Period: 1940 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21217
Description: Lorraine Salazar's father is from Guatemala and her mother is from El Salvador. She identifies her food culture more with El Salvadorian food. She said both countries are neighbors, so they share some ... More
Date: Time Period: 1929 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21214
Description: At the time of this interview, Mr. Khan had lived in Queens Village for sixteen years. His ancestors originated from India, like many Guyanese. Mr. Khan is a retired elementary school principal who li ... More
Date: Time Period: 1924 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21262
Description: Rosalind Guagliano talks about traditional foods she ate and helped to prepare growing up in her home as well as later in life.
Date: Time Period: 1924 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21234
Description: Rosalind Guagliano describes a few dishes that she and her daughter make. She also explains how and why certain foods become traditional and get passed on through the family.