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Month: May 2008


Thanks to my friend Sarena, (see right for her link) I have rediscovered the pleasure of using Tehina. I re-invented my smoked salmon loin recipe (see previous post and pic) to make it with a Mediterranean spin. since sesame goes so well with salmon I figured the tehina would work. So made a tehina, olive Read More

Dutch Treat?

Don’t worry, I wasn’t going to say, that’s me. ๐Ÿ˜‰But see below, in Dutch it’s called “Schelvis lever”I believe it’s Haddock liver. I’ve never really seen it anywhere except for Holland.It’s a really nice little treat and has got fantastic flavor.I know in Japan they eat “ankimo”, it’s monk-fish liver. But the taste is different.I’m Read More

Memorial Day Weekend

Having grown up in Europe, I think often about the bravery of the young US, Canadian and Russian soldiers that fought hard to help liberate my country and many others from the Nazi’s. Without them, I would not be here today. My heart goes out to all moms,wives, kids, dads that have or lost loved Read More

“The Law of Value”

“Your true worth is determined by how much more you give in value than you take in payment” Again from the same book I quoted yesterday. Anywho, back to food. Check this out; In the small print it says; infused with chili and bell pepper. I found this little treasure at a market in town. Read More

“The most valuable gift you have to offer is yourself”

A quote from a little book I read. They describe this as the “Law of Authenticity”. Pretty neat right? Breakfast; Canned wild salmon, scallions, cucumber, spicy (homemade) pepper relish, shredded baby spinach, two eggs, vegenaise. Mix and enjoy. A few blueberries and 2 large strawberries. Don’t really remember what all this was, but it was Read More

“I’m back to livin’ Floridays, Blue skies and ultra-violet rays”

That’s part of a Jimmy Buffett song, and part of the reason that you have not seen many posts recently. The summer has arrived here in Florida. The crowds thin, and the locals come out to play. After 5 hard working months of a very hectic season, it’s time to slow down. Take beach walks, Read More

“Life is change and it’s beautiful”

Things are always changing, it’s nature, don’t fight it, enjoy it, flow with it appreciate the beauty of it all, the beauty of change. Anywho, sorry back to food ๐Ÿ˜‰ The warm weather is here for most and I hope you find the time to grill a lot! One way to maximise use of the Read More


If it was any simpler this morning it would be a glass of water. ๐Ÿ˜‰Short on time does not have to mean you cut corners.It’s easy to eat whole foods. 2 boiled eggs and some grapes.I have a feeling I might have a good appetite for lunch.Have a great weekend everyone. Read More

Cooking while in the shower????

But before I get to that, here’s one more quote from our old cool friend Hippocrates โ€œIf we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.โ€ Very often I will actually cook while I’m taking a Read More