Charleston chefs share comfort food recipes from Lebanon, Philippines, Pakistan, Vietnam | Food

In the United States, comfort food might be mac and cheese or mom’s pot roast. But nearly everyone has a food that evokes nostalgia. That includes cultures that don’t call it comfort food; they just call it food made with love. We asked Charleston chefs who grew up in different cultures what comfort food is for them.






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Dolly Awkar, of Leyla, makes baked kafta Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021 in Charleston. Grace Beahm Alford/Staff




Dolly Awkar, Lebanese

“We don’t have comfort food because cooking is part of the family life and our tradition, and it is a

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