This post is dedicated to Keva, who hates eggs. She made a fuss about my previous post regarding fake (seaweed-based) caviar a while back, so I thought it was only fair that I share with her the real stuff :-) It showed up in my local grocer’s fish refrigerator last month and I had to [...]
Today’s Mystery Meat comes to us courtesy of the specialty foods store in Stockholm Arlanda airport.
Yeah, I know I won’t win any points for classy presentation with these photos, but these were just quick snacks that I snapped pictures of on the way to the table. Were I serving this for guests, [...]
Yes, Mystery Meat is back! Because I’m really too curious for my own good sometimes. Here’s something from this past winter:
It does look like caviar and cream on toast, doesn’t it? That’s probably why I decided to try this stuff out — one of the things I miss the most about SoCal is [...]
It was a little over a year ago that I first posted about my adventures in homemade gravlax. Since then, I’d pretty much gotten our preferred brine mixture proportions and curing time down to exacting amounts, but had not often varied from that most classic of combinations, salmon and dill. Last week, [...]
As most of you may know, I’ve been visiting Finland twice a year for a while now. This has given me plenty of chances to sample Nordic cuisine and of the many things that I’ve become a fan of, their amazing gravlax selection (readily available in little plastic packets in the deli section) is definitely [...]