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Name: Emily Arnold
Class Year: 2012
Country of Residence: United States

Why is this recipe great? What’s its backstory? 

In March 2018 I started teaching myself Korean.  About a year later I built up the nerve to ask the Korean woman who works at my chiropractor’s if she knew of anyone who might be interested in language exchange. To which she held up her hand and said “ME! ME!” 

For the next year we met almost weekly and she has shared with me many aspects of Korean culture.  One of my favorite things we do is exchange recipes while we talk.  And one of my favorite Korean dishes we have made is kimchi. 

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Atjar Tjampoer (Indonesian pickle)

Name: Georgia (Smith) Regnault 
Class Year: 1964
Country of Residence: The Netherlands

Why is this recipe great? What’s its backstory? 

Two years ago, our MHC alumnae group in the Netherlands got together for an Indonesian lunch. I originally thought we would just meet and eat take away, which is very popular in the Netherlands.  However, it soon became clear that our gathering would be a cooking workshop for us in preparing Indonesian dishes. 

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