Monthly Archives: July 2014

Foraging Sweden & Wild Strawberry Jam (Part II)

Continuing on from Part I of a recent Scandinavian foray, a photo essay and recipe dedicated solely to the pleasures of picking wild summer berries in all their countryside abundance… I’ve recently expressed some thoughts about the trendiness of homegrown local produce, but … Continue reading

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Copenhagen, Stockholm, & Crispbread (Part I)

If revisiting Taiwan required a conscious effort to overcome nostalgia and habit-induced travel bias, then my first foray into Scandinavia required levelheaded quelling of the massive expectations resulting from personal obsessions and displaced cultural hype. I’d somehow developed early-onset Scandimania years ago, which … Continue reading

Posted in Baked Goods, Basics, Breakfast, Denmark, Finger Food, Finland, Foraged, Germany, Iceland, Norway, Personal, Scandinavian/Nordic, Sweden, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Grandma’s Zongzi (粽子)

To append my recent recipe-lacking travel post on Taiwan, this is perhaps THE kingpin recipe, loaded with all the nostalgia and symbolism that you’d expect out of a blog post with “Grandma” in the title. Out of her many signature dishes, zongzi … Continue reading

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