Today’s post is going to be very different from most of the recipes in this blog in the sense that while it is easy in the sense of being uncomplicated, it takes a very long time to make. Bear with me and the soup, though – most of that time isn’t taking up any of your attention and effort, and the results are very, … Continue reading A Tale of Soups Gone by (and a Sort-of Recipe for Legendary, Warming but Really, Really Slow Autumn Soup)
Thanks to the changeable and on-and-off awful weather, I’ve been on some sort of oven-cooking kick. Or, to skip excuses, I am back to all my favorite colder-weather dishes which I have avoided in the summer, and I want to cook and eat them all, now, as soon as possible – there is only half a year of cold weather left! So, oven on and … Continue reading Tian Provencal, Revisited (and simplified while at it)
Good morning! Or, as it may happen, afternoon, wherever you are. So, as it happens (every week, I might add!), it is Saturday morning here in Stockholm, and we are being treated to a rather beautiful one, with occasional spots of sunlight and not yet near-zero temperatures. It is those temperatures that permit, among other things, the happy prospect of dressing up in beautiful fall … Continue reading Saturday. Fruit Harvest. Dendrobiums in Season.
No snow this morning, But mist clouds dimly The city that isn’t asleep. The air is too dry And the falling leaves whisper And cover the ground knee-deep. They rustle in piles where they fell, And they gather In nooks near old stone walls. They wait for the first chilly steps Of the season– The blanket of first snowfall. And skies like a platinum lake, … Continue reading Autumn