In downtown Edinburgh there was a shop the likes of which I’d never seen before. Its tiny window displayed nothing but this single, crisp, roasted beauty of a beast that was slowly being carved up, back to front, for the customers. It was all they served. This was one of most beautiful and disturbing shops [...]
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Michiel Schuurman is showing his graphic design and silk screened posters at home gallery Shrank 8. Of course,
when my man has a solo show, I will not stand for a buffet of peanuts and salty sticks. So, I went at it: a buffet of
crudites with bagna cauda, Thai basil dipping sauce and blue cheese dip. [...]
My last post made me hungry for more tortillas! I made quasi Mexican tortillas
with spicy chicken, flavored rice, beans, guacamole and grilled vegetables.
Making tortillas is like making a sandwich: anything goes and they’re hard to mess up. For this one I made garlicky yogurt eggplant with
Parmesan (recipe stolen from the great Nick Schonfeld), and added baba ghanoush, lettuce, grilled onions and peppers and fresh mint.
I haven’t had the pleasure of eating Korean food too often, it’s hard to find around these parts, but I finally found a place in Amsterdam
(well, Amstelveen) that serves a good bulgogi. This barbequed beef (tongue in this particular shot) is served with lettuce, grilled mushrooms,
rice, powerful sesame dipping sauces and lots of different spicy [...]
Is a friend and a very good cook. He brightened a sad day with this gorgeous grilled
herb stuffed trout with a homemade bearnaise sauce and rosemary potato mash.
As a starter, we had deep fried smelt with a generous squeeze of lemon.
I found a perfect recipe for chocolate cake, it never fails. It might be in a box but I swear I made it myself.
There is absolutely no flour in it, so you can taste the chocolate much better.
I made summer rolls, the most delicious Vietnamese snack ever
invented. Actually I wouldn’t know about that, I’ve never been to
Vietnam, but they make a pretty good reason to go there all by
themselves. They’re hard to come by in Amsterdam, so I just
make my own. Unbelievably fresh and tasty!
Seafood birthday dinner at dad’s: lime scallop and delicious oven baked fish.
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