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Portuguese Fish Stew

I told my husband that I would take the train this Thursday to join him for a while in Stuttgart.  He said he would come and get me with the car this weekend.  I think he didn’t trust me :DContinue reading

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Down Under

I’ve been seeing quite a few fabulous food blogs from Australia.  Seems to me they’re eating pretty good, maybe better than a lot of us! It’s not just sheep, sheep, sheep, grubs, crocodiles and kangaroos.  No, we’re talking about an appetizing, … Continue reading

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Lamb Ragout

Today being Sunday, we just ate something.  Recycled lamb from yesterday.  I won’t tell you how Le Parret acted about there being only this.

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Freezer Surprise – Fresh Borlotti Beans with Cured Pork

Fighting total frustration, I looked in the freezer today and found some frozen fresh borlotti beans!  Excitement!  I also saw two pieces of what looked like cured ham/pork( God knows where they came from) and was thereby committed to cooking. … Continue reading

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French German Gumbo

In an exchange with Virginia at Our Growing Paynes she mentioned making Louisiana gumbo with duck.  I’d never had duck in my gumbo but it sounded worth trying. It seems as if every second package in the freezer contains duck.  Did … Continue reading

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Border Crossings

Having spent more than half our lives in foreign countries, many of them African, we’ve crossed a few borders.  In West Africa, we loved to hop in the car and travel to a neighboring country for 3-4 days.  Border crossing … Continue reading

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Mexican Spicy Pork Belly with Hominy

For some unfathomable reason, our landlord built a 3 level villa with heated marble floors, indoor pool, top of the line electronic blinds and awnings, however, central air and heating must have just slipped his mind!  Hello!?  Ceiling fans?  I … Continue reading

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Veal and Vegetable Ragout

I remember the first and last time I bought ground beef in Bangladesh.  Diplomatic housing was isolated in two neighborhoods outside of Dhaka city center, most likely for safety reasons.  Access to butchers, fishmongers, supermarkets and fresh vegetables was limited … Continue reading

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Georgia On My Mind: Georgian Ajapsandali

The recipes at Georgia About are all so interesting!  I just happened to have the right amount of eggplant in the fridge to make Georgia About’s eggplant stew, ajapsandali  https://georgiaabout.wordpress.com/2012/06/27/about-food-ajapsandali-georgian-eggplant-stew/, Texas style.  Since Stuttgart can’t seem to make up it’s … Continue reading

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Doing Georgian Ojakhuri – Part 2

When I woke up this morning I was momentarily “pris de panique”.  The problem with cooking in parts is that if you screw it up, you can’t just not post, something has to be said.  That’s almost like pressure!  We … Continue reading

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