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Nicole Ziza Bauer

Nicole Ziza Bauer

Nicole Ziza Bauer is a writer and editor living in Los Angeles. She most frequently covers food and drink, sustainability, and the ways in which our world extends beyond what meets the eye. Find more at nicolezizabauer.com.

Nicole Ziza Bauer
Pickled dishes from Anastas Mikoyan’s “Book of Tasty and Healthy Food,” first published in 1939.
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The Migrant Kitchen

The Surprising American Fast Food Roots in Stalin's Russia

Although McDonald's wouldn't arrive in Moscow until 1990, the seeds of fast food were planted over 50 years earlier during Joseph Stalin's second Five-Year Plan. Learn how a pivotal trip to the U.S. would eventually lead to the translation of several American foods into what is now considered traditional Russian cuisine.
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The Migrant Kitchen

A Love Letter to Pirozhki

Pirozhki is best known for its sweet or savory filling, egg-washed dome and pillowy dough. But pirozhki is more than that. It's a labor of love that transcends time.
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