Monthly Archives: April 2013

Hasselback Potatoes

The recent craze for Hasselback potatoes traces back to Stockholm, Sweden, where the restaurant Hasselbacken first served them up as hasselbackspotatis in the 1940s. These potatoes are one of those food trends that I’ve shamelessly embraced. They’re cheap as a sack of … Continue reading

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Shortcut Kimchi & Kimchi Fried Rice

Some of the most famously comforting dishes originated from making use of excess ingredients and leftovers; kimchi bokkeumbap (fried rice) falls firmly into that category. Kimchi and rice are two of the most common ingredients in any Korean kitchen, so … Continue reading

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Chocolate Beetroot Cake

Beetroot, the most common variety of Beta vulgaris in Europe and North America, is something I’ve always liked but never had easy access to until moving to London last September. In Florida, I only knew them in the context of … Continue reading

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