Avatar the Last Airbender: Air Nomads: Chocolate Oreo Pie

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January 15, 2016

By Shannon Moloney Suggested song to play while cooking (refrigerating?): Lost in my Bedroom by Sky Ferreira The Air Nomads. Interestingly their title describes the people rather than a sovereign state. If you hadn’t guessed from the anime’s title, the main character is an air bender, the last one in fact. Talk about an endangered species. The air nomads were peaceful monks. Stately beings in touch with their spiritual selves….

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Avatar the Last Airbender Recipes: Earth Kingdom Meat n’ Taters

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January 6, 2016

  By Shannon Moloney Suggested song to play while cooking: Scraping Up The Pieces, by Twin Forks The Earth Kingdom, strong and proud. Not a nation, not a tribe, but a kingdom. It screams regality and authority. For this recipe I knew I needed something hearty. What could truly speak to the earth? Immediately I thought of potatoes. Potato in French is pomme de terre, literally translating to “apple from…

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Avatar The Last Airbender Recipes: Fire Nation Spicy Chicken Gumbo

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October 26, 2015

By Shannon Moloney Suggested song to play while cooking: Fire by Kasabian Our second competitor for the Avatar, The Last Airbender recipe series is representing the Fire Nation. Sure the Fire Nation is portrayed as the overarching villain in the show, featuring an emotionally and physically scarred banished prince who has daddy issues and a twisted sense of honor. As the show progresses however, he slowly—like waiting for water to…

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Avatar The Last Airbender Recipes: Water Tribe Mexican BLT Chicken Salad

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October 5, 2015

By Shannon Moloney Suggested song to play while cooking: Sailing to Nowhere by Broken Bells Recent events have reminded me of a show I loved when I was younger, and in fact still do now. It was at the same time silly and playful, but also deep and emotional. And it was anime. Doesn’t get much better than that. Of course, I’m talking about Avatar, The Last Airbender. And no,…

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