Viand 31: Berlin 4: Winter is about Pork

0/ Jim Lahey’s no-knead bread, Butter from Gläserne Molkerai. Duro and I made every 2-3 days for 3 years. We also treated the bread dough like croissant and layered in

The Bread

“No Knead Bread” from Jim Lahey of Sullivan Street Bakery in New York who created this recipe so that “everyone can eat good bread”. It was popularized in 2006 by

Viand 30: 3 feasts in 8 days…

Viand 30 morphed an 8-day marathon of Anniversaries, Crew Parties, and afternoon spiked-tea parties. 10.December “13 years” 1/”The Kiss” (Miang Kham): local postlein (instead of spinach), honey, nori (instead of

Eier Liqor Eis

5 egg yolks + 100g powdered sugar (beat with whisk) 1 cup cream + 1 tsp vanilla extract (or 1/4 tsp vanilla paste), heat until simmer, then add slowly to

Norwegian Potato Lefse

from Emma Christensen Makes 16 flatbreads 1 pound starchy or all-purpose potatoes 1/4 cup unsalted butter, room temperature 1/4 cup heavy cream 1/2 teaspoon of salt, plus more to taste

Viand 29: Berlin 2: High Low

0/Tür: “Whiskey & Cigars” from Schokoladerie Estrellas 1/Steak Sandwich Meat from Hoeve Biesland because Boris “was looking for something other than the supermarket”. Caramelized last tomatoes (from a Polish farm

Viand 28 Berlin 1: Musicality

0/Tür: Domberger Brotwerks sourdough with browned Gläserne Molkerei butter and Peter Kovacs Waben Honig aus Ungarn I tasted Florian Domberger’s bread at the Stadt Food Land Festival a couple of weeks ago.

Cheese is Made by People

Cheese is made by people. I’ve now tried twice,  and I conclude that Australian oysters are superior to English ones,  giving AU its 2nd point against Europe . It wasn’t

Das Kleine Lokal, Bremen

Best meal I’ve eaten in a looong time. Painstakingly fabulous, mind-blowingly delicious, and superlatively friendly. Worth every penny. In fact the white tomato soup was worth the price of the