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A Taste of Cartagena: Chorizo-Filled Empanadas + Avocado Cream Dipping Sauce - JCP Eats
Hey, y’all! This article first appeared in the Voice-Tribune – both in print and on their website. Be sure to follow them & pick up the monthly issue to stay in the know for all things Louisville! ___________________________________ Wanderlust. That is – unequivocally and incontestably – the word that describes my life. Maybe it was the summer I spent in France and Spain before high school. Maybe it was the internship that I completed with a part of the Mexican government when I was an undergraduate at Centre College. Maybe it’s genetic. Pinpointing the catalyst aside, one thing is clear: my love of travel runs deep within my veins. Originally a small town boy from Southern Kentucky, wandering the globe illuminates the importance of cultural relativity. It proves to me, without doubt, that we are all one – our societies, no matter how different, boast more commonalities than we presume. Dissimilarly, the cultural aspects and phenomena that make populations unique are to be celebrated. That’s how I discovered the intersection of being a traveler and a gastronome. What this has caused is a perpetual, insatiable hunger for foreign culinary experiences. Having crossed over the twenty country mark in my twenty-fourth …