Author Archives: Sarah Krupczak

“Pizzelle Cookies”: Traditional Italian Recipe

The informant was born in Pennsylvania but her parents immigrated to America from Italy. Despite living in America, my informant has very close ties to her Italian roots, and still cooks many traditional Italian dishes. The informant has been making traditional Italian waffle cookies, or Pizzelles, for as long as I can remember. I asked… Continue Reading »

Vietnamese New Year Celebration

The informant is a 20 year old, Vietnamese American female. She is a junior at the University of Southern California, but was born in Boston, MA. Both her parents are Vietnamese and were born in Vietnam. Over lunch, the informant told me about the Vietnamese New Year celebration that occurs at the time of the… Continue Reading »

“Picking up the Bride”: Vietnamese Wedding Tradition

The informant is a 20 year old, Vietnamese American female. She is a junior at the University of Southern California, but was born in Boston, MA. Both her parents are Vietnamese and were born in Vietnam. Over lunch, the informant told me about a Vietnamese wedding ceremony called “Picking up the Bride.” The groom and… Continue Reading »