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De Zee – restaurant review

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

I went on a short vacation to Terschelling, one of the Dutch islands. Not only is it beautiful, but they’ve got some great fish, too. Our favorite restaurant was ‘De Zee’ (the sea), we ate there three nights in a row and we would have done five if they hadn’t been closed on Mondays and [...]

Scottish pig

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

In downtown Edinburgh there was a shop the likes of which I’d never seen before. Its tiny window displayed nothing but this single, crisp, roasted beauty of a beast that was slowly being carved up, back to front, for the customers. It was all they served. It was one of most beautiful and disturbing shops [...]

Carne de sol

Sunday, July 25th, 2010

Carne de sol is one of my favorite Brazilian dishes. It’s made from salted, dried beef, cooked with onions and served here with rice, black beans and kale. I have no other words for it except ‘I want to go back, NOW’.

Dining in Scotland

Sunday, July 25th, 2010

The Scottish can’t cook worth a damn, in my experience (and as you can probably tell from those beans) but this steak-and-ale pie was actually great. And what a lovely establishment it was…