Wednesday, January 16, 2013

UPDATED: Food stories on Enjoy Food & Travel 2012

Duck in vegetable stock
Here is a list of food stories published on Enjoy Food & Travel 2012

  • An American tapas meal (October 21st 2012)
    SCITUATE MA, 7.18 AM: I am looking back. Yesterday we had cold tapas for lunch, and a cup of Legal Seafood lobsta' bisque.
  • Culinary Catalonia - chorizos, patés and poultry (February 22nd 2012)
    One of the main reasons why I love Catalonia is their rich culinary culture.

  • Cured ham from Tuddal (June 6th 2012)
    For someone who shy away from Norwegian ham, I was highly surprised by a cured ham from Tuddal in Telemark served during a tasting session at Fenaknoken a week ago.
    • Delious fava beans (August 24th 2012)
      We were surprised to find that the large green pods were not packed with beans, some were empty, others contained two or three, while just a few were full
    • Fenaknoken, Oslo - presentation (June 13th 2012) For those of you looking for high quality food products to bring home, Fenaknoken is one out several specialty shops in Oslo

    • A festive dinner menu (January 3rd 2012)
      Coming Saturday I will arrange my friend Ketil's 55th birthday. I have composed a five course dinner. Here is what I am gonna serve.

    • Food, flower & plant (May 8th 2012)
      Funny enough, very few contemplate to plants seeds of grapes, oranges, or even bulbs or roots that they use in their cooking.

    • Food on rails, food in the air (May 23rd 2012)
      In Peru, however, you get meals on wings, as well as rails. It was not much, but it was included. Great stuff!

    • Franco-Swiss starter, and more.... (August 28th 2012)One evening we were invited to dinner in the small village of Saint Genis-Pouilly resting on the giant CERN-facility.

    • French breakfast rituals (July 27th 2012)
      There are two breakfast rituals that give me that particular French feeling. The first is a visit to the baker's in the morning to buy freshly baked baguettes, the second is a warm croissant with butter and jam and strong coffee outside on a Paris morning.

    • From 2012: Growing vegetables on my own allotment (March 6th 2012)
      From this season I have been given access to an allotment garden close to where I live. Starting in April I will harvest my own vegetables and herbs and prepare food according to season.
    • Gardening break (May 2nd 2012)
      I don't believe it! I have been absent from my blog for a week. This as my muscles ache from gardening, and I am completely worn out every evening.
    • Grocery shopping in Peru (June 13th 2012) Staying in an apartment in Lima gives you a possibility to live an everyday life. This includes one of my favourite past-time, doing some grocery shopping at the local supermarket.
    • Hageparsell 38 - Our allotment blog (March 10th 2010)
      Hageparsell 38 is my Norwegian allotment blog. First posting was today, as I take over allotment 38 at Holmlia Parsellhage tomorrow.
    • Harvard breakfast bagel (February 7th 2012)
      Au Bon Pain at Harvard Square is a favourite of mine. Every year I treat myself top a coffee and a small treat while watching the busy life of the famous university campus.
    • Ida Davidsen makes Danish open faced sandwiches (June 23rd 2012)
      There is nobody like Danish Open Face Sandwich specialist, Ida Davidsen to explain how you prepare can prepare a tasty open sandwich.

    • In quest of Peruvian delicacies (July 6th 2012) I did some serious grocery shopping before leaving Lima, but there were at least one ingredient that I did not get - a good bottle of Pisco, in order to make a pisco sour.
    • Marcolinis mouthwatering macarones (November 9th 2012)
      Who can resist French macarones? I cannot. So I and my friend and Enjoy Food & Travel were trapped in sweet heaven in front of Pierre Marcolinis shop in downtown Paris, France.  
    • Mediterranean finger food (February 28th 2012)
      Turkey and Spain on a 19th century Staffordshire plate in full harmony. I simply love Mediterranean finger food!!
    • Midsummer tapas party( July 28th 2012)
      I was born on mid summer in 1961. So, I throw a party every July, and these last years I have made tapas. 2012 was no exception. Here are a few of the things I made.

    • More cannelloni (January 3rd 2012)
      I made cannelloni the other day. It is my favourite pasta dish.

    • More Turkish sweets (January 31st 2012)
      Turkish sweets is very, very sweet, even for those of us that like an occasional cake or piece of chocolate. Here are a few photos of some sweets from Istanbul.

    • Moroccan chocolates from Pralinor (January 10th 2012)
      One of the food stuffs you may bring home from an area outside the EU / EEA area is chocolate, as these pralines I brought back from Marrakech, Morocco.

    • Mother of all zucchinis (August 12th 2012) Surprise - a zucchini growing from dwarf to giant on our allotment last week. This is most definitely the mother of them all.
    • Nifty small bowls and cups for small servings (June 28th 2012)
      The endless effort to impress friends and family, leads to an equally endless quest for new ideas. This does not only include new ingredients or ways to prepare food. It also includes way to serve food. 
    • Sunday brunch tray (February 21st 2012)
      My friend Dagfinn came over last Sunday for brunch. The easiest option for me was to serve bread, crackers and organize different spreads, cold cuts, cheese, fish on a tray. 

    • Sweet tooth at Café Husaren - Göteborg (November 29th 2012)
      Café Husaren is a wonderful old-style café with the most remarkable interior details and some very scrumptious pastries.
    • Toque du Chef Couscous Royal - Royal junk! (January 17th 2012)
      Opening another can of Moroccan food is opening another can of culinary disaster. Avoid the Couscous Royal offered by the brand Toque du Chef. It was terrible!

    • 2012 - an a"maize"ing harvest? (August 25th 2012)
      First year on the allotment, we decided to try maize. After this dreary summer, I had, and still have doubts whether we would see it bloom, or if we would get a harvest. At least it bloomed.

    • Trade in Pangasius fillet worldwide (February 15th 2012)
      Pangasius is a catfish indigenous to the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. It grows fast; the flesh is white and firm, and does not have many bones.   

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