An Andean Drink With Long Island Roots

Chicha, a centuries-old South American drink made from fermented corn, is often associated with Peru and the Incas. But Sergio Miranda, who is from Colombia and is selling a bottled version, said it was actually popular throughout the entire Andean region beginning in pre-Columbian days. He said his chicha recipe came from his grandmother. It’s…

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How Chefs Cook for Kids

Acknowledging the challenges of feeding children, Joshua David Stein, a food writer and parent, introduces “Cooking for Your Kids,” his collection of recipes meant to satisfy children, by saying: “For many parents, myself included, the dinner table can be a battlefield.” So to fill the arsenal he turned to chefs who are also parents. His…

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I Gave Birth, but My Husband Developed Postpartum Depression

“The actual DSM diagnosis of depression doesn’t always fit how men experience depression,” Dr. Fisher said. For men, symptoms may include frustration, agitation and irritability, an increase in dopamine-boosting activities (drinking, drugs, gambling) and isolation. That was my husband — frustrated, irritable and detached. He went to bed before 7 p.m., claiming exhaustion, though I…

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Surf’s Up: ELLE’s July Shopping Guide

Beach, pool, lakeside, or the high seas: Whatever your destination this summer, we’ve got everything you need to make waves this season. OCEAN STATE Courtesy String Theory Rio Bikini Away That Day awaythatday.com $84.00 Wraparound Bikini CHRISTOPHER ESBER mytheresa.com $158.00 Lou Bikini Zonarch Zonarch.com $78.00 That 90’s Vibe Bikini Monica Hansen Beachwear monicahansenbeachwear.com $50.00 Wear…

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