| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Venice closer "Amazonia," which receives a market screening Sunday, is not just a 3D jungle adventure pic that attempts to do visual justice to the Amazon.
For Brazil's burgeoning movie industry, it is the shape of things to come, an international...
| Aug 31, 2013
Sichuan flavor base
30 minutes. Makes about 1 quart
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons (6¼ ounces) chili bean sauce (doubanjiang)
2 tablespoons (1¼ ounces) hoisin sauce
1 1/2 tablespoons (1/3 ounce) ground red Sichuan peppercorns
1/4 cup plus 2...
| Aug 31, 2013
Dandan sesame sauce
35 minutes. Makes about 1 quart
3 tablespoons oil
1 pound shallots, peeled and sliced into very thin rounds
1/4 cup sugar
Powdered red chile, to taste
In a heavy-bottomed saute pan, combine the oil and...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Three indigenous sisters in the barren Altiplano of northern Chile confront their increasing isolation in Sebastian Sepulveda's starkly handsome debut, "The Quispe Girls." Based on a true story from 1974, when the claws of Gen. Pinochet's dictatorship...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:33 PM
MAIPU, Argentina - Ten minutes in the orchard and already my hands felt raw. How do they do this all day without gloves, I wondered, shuffling my feet for a better foothold in Argentina's sandy clay.
It was Thursday, the day we'd expected to be tasting...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Whether vagabonding or simply trying to make a go of it abroad, living outside one's native borders isn't always pleasant, and it's not for everyone.
Stacy DeLano, who was 60 when she moved from Virginia to Chile to teach English to business...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 2:13 AM
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Not quite Latin America, not quite Europe, Buenos Aires is a delightful blend of old and new. Heavy on nostalgia yet youthful and dynamic, there is rarely a dull moment in the city known as the Paris of the South.
| Feb 10, 2013
SANTA FE, N.M. — It's fair to call me a chocoholic, but it wasn't until a trip to Santa Fe that I realized I'd never had the good stuff.
What was supposed to be a casual late-December exploration of this New Mexican cultural hub wound up...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 6:21 AM
Remote, exotic, mysterious, mystical, Easter Island is also known as Isla de Pascua –meaning Easter Island in Spanish, as it was annexed by Chile – and as Rapa Nui in its Polynesian culture. It is, well, a Holy Grail type of place among the...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 6:48 AM
The taste is not the only complex thing about a quality wine. College courses can be taught about the distinctions between regions and wineries in France alone, not to mention the rest of the world. Aside from the actual drinking of the stuff, it's hard...
| May 9, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Total time: About 4 hours after 1 hour salt-curing
Servings: 10 to 12 with leftovers
Note: Heritage turkeys are still available at Bristol Farms (most locations), www.bristolfarms.com; and Whole Foods Markets (all Southern California locations), www....
| Jul 17, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Can you feel the heat yet? No, not the temperature outside, but the coming Hatch green chile harvest. Believe it or not, if you’re a chile-head it’s time to start planning. If this is the first you’re hearing of them, you should know...