Archive for the 'discoveries' Category
Aquadelle Fritte. Try everything once! Aquadelle Fritte Sep
1st,
2006
The side benefit of shopping for sardines was to discover something new: Aquadelle, a tiny little fish. What goes by the name “aquadelle” in fact belongs to the family of sardines (baby sardines essentially) and are sold as is.
Cute looks - bad taste What are we Aug
21st,
2006
This is one of our culinary finds at the Naschmarkt in Vienna. Lacking in taste they unfortunately were quite a disappointment, despite the stand owner sweared (“…’til I die or poke a needle in my eye”), that they were ripe… Any clue, what these are?
Asparagus - Hurry up! Purple Asparagus Jun
10th,
2006
Just like the king of vegetables itself, articles and recipes on asparagus started popping up when spring finally arrived earlier this year (check here for many more, and another quick read about Fat or Skinny…). Well, going by the date…
Datterinios & Pasta Spaghetti with crushed cherry tomatoes/Datterinios Apr
22nd,
2006
Not sure if I’m alone on this, but the theory of the so called baby schema for me seems to also apply to smaller vegetables and fruits. May it be baby mangold, baby pineapple, baby Thai asparagus, baby chanterelles and what have you…
What are you? What is it? Apr
10th,
2006
How much time do you need to say “yes” to a short notice invitation for a casual Friday evening get-together, especially considering a promising fish curry being on the menu? Sub second response time!
Wasabi Peas at Volksgarten Wasabi Peas Jan
24th,
2006
It took us a little bit to figure these here out. Crunchy green, small marbles that look so beautiful you wouldn’t think of them as being such a taste bud teaser. Sorry, the title killed the punch line,…
Premium-Cola for Premium Shops Premium Cola Dec
3rd,
2005
From the land of Birkenstocks comes Premium Cola a soft drink of which I’m not sure whether it still classifies as an over the counter product or needs prescription.
Don't try this at home Salak Nov
15th,
2005
A new fruit I ran into and just had to buy, although N. did warn me (I have to give her that). It is a usually round to oval fruit, with a pointed tip…
Kiwis XS & Pomelo Tangerines Nov
3rd,
2005
Introducing a new category covering mostly new finds in the culinary world, I thought this might be an apt start. Found on our regular Saturday morning stroll over the Viktualienmarkt in Munich…