Good wine, good food, they are not in daily events. In particular, it is a rare moment that the tasting buds and all the senses of the body arise with a sip of wine. It hardly happens, but this was the day. Started with cheap but savoury white wine from the South West region of […]
Just finished the fast of five days as intended. I’ve had only water and diluted tea for the last five days. To break the fast, I chose a vegetable soup, followed by many pieces of advice in which foods after prolonged fast are critical so as not to give any burden or trouble to the […]
Fussy, but full of joy and excitement. With cheese fondue, all the bad vanishes, all the good remains. That’s one more reason I love cheese fondue, along with that it is delicious. During the family rendezvous, a week before my second son’s joining the army for military duty.
Somyeon was my life-long favourite but what I have had was dried and factory-produced. As being accustomed to the mass product like dried spaghetti, I’ve never thought of having fresh and homemade somyeon. In the long run, I got to have somyeon entirely different from the ones that I have had. Fresh and handmade somyeon! […]
When I am in Seoul a package of foodstuff is delivered once or twice a week from the country home. It used to include vegetables, bread, and sauce. The package arrives around at lunchtime, and with the hunger stomach, the opening is quite a ceremonial and pleasant moment with the expectation of what would be […]
Wild pig terrine and ‘Vin de Paille’! The food and the wine became heavenly great. Both were full of flavour and taste. Vin de Paille was good, exceptionally and incredibly good. Sweet but not too sweet. Acidic but slightly. Limpid but not insipid. It was rather everlastingly flavorous. The flavour kept extremely long in the […]
A few months after preserving bo tree fruits in a glass jar, the liquid got alcohol. It turned into a fantastic fizzy drink. A bit sweet and pleasingly tangy. It was beautiful that I wanted to have endless one more shot. Hurtfully wonderfull!
Had an Indian dinner today. Invited a lovely Indian girl to cook, She was the chef for today. Florence and Martin competed to be the sous-chef. I was an assistant. A terrible assistant. I just wandered amid busy cooking. After quite a long preparation and cooking, all set. Voila! Here are Indian foods. The names? […]
Junha, a young boy, is spending his first summer holidays in the countryside. He is now immersed in the pleasure of making food. Something creative! His first dish!