Category: Food

Tomatensalat mit Chili und Limette

Zutaten 3 Fleischtomaten1 Zwiebel, rot1 Knoblauchzehe, klein1 Bund Koriander1 Chilischote, rot1 Biolimetteetwas Salz…

Tiny Fried Birds

"At the risk of protest from wildlife protection societies, I confess that when a platter of tiny fried birds was put before me, I not only ate them, I found them delicious, bones and all." ||| Barbara Norman, The Spanish Cookbook (1966), p. 112…

John Cage, Quiz Show King

John Cage on the quiz show Lascia o Raddoppia?, Milan, 1959 In 1959, after he had given three lectures in the West German city of Darmstadt on the principle of indeterminacy in music and then staged a series of concerts across Western Europe, the…

Rewrite My Slimming Target

7 Ugly Truths of Becoming Skinny After Being Fat https://zitafontaine.medium.com/7-ugly-truths-of-becoming-skinny-after-being-fat-ecab91def33…

The Perfect Combo

Little did I know, until yesterday, that soju was the world's biggest selling liquor. I've wanted to try the stuff for many moons now since binging, this past spring, on South Korean TV serials, whose characters invariably resort to the little green…

The World's Best Bread

In this case, a picture says a lot less than a thousand words, but in my humble opinion the bread baked by P. Natunen (aka Natusen leipomo) in Imatra's Linnansuo/Linnankoski neighborhood is the tastiest I've ever eaten in my misspent life. It's…

Dear food, welcome to our loft

Below this paragraph is an experimental, allegorical vector drawing I created in Affinity Designer mostly with some supporting work in Affinity Photo. At this point it still is a work in progress. On the girl's upper arm a tattoo of the symbol of…

Happy Dragon Boat Festival

It is on the 5th Day of the 5th Lunar Month in Chinese calendar.Well, mainly, I want to share this poem, the reflection on the journey of life through the dumpling we ate during the festival.…