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Swedish cuisine: so much more than meatballs

| Mar 3, 2015

Swedish cuisine: so much more than meatballs

Some Swedish delicacies, such as lutefisk (dried cod treated with lye), attract comments that are less than flattering. And when I say less than flattering, I mean downright slanderous. “Reminiscent of the afterbirth of a dog, or the world’s largest chunk of phlegm,” is ...

Finding comfort in a Belgian bowl

| Dec 2, 2014

Finding comfort in a Belgian bowl

The mercury has dropped and the nights are getting longer. As the temperature plummets so does the need for culinary sophistication. Filigree garnishes, amusingly carved vegetables and light bonito broths frankly no longer cut it. To put it another way: December is less about ...