Egg salad with pickled celery

Trying to find a supermarket that is open after 8pm in Brussels is near mission impossible. Yesterday, I walked for over an hour looking for dark/brown bread at the ‘late’ hour of 9.30pm. I walked from home to Parvis de St. Gilles, Châtelain, Place Flagey and St. Boniface, with a few detours in between to…

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Food photography: Top down

April 2010: I was at Banyan Tree Phuket with two photographers – Jason Lang and Christopher Wise – for a photo shoot. We had about a hundred images to make during the one week when we were at the resort. This included food shots of the signature dishes of the restaurants and these were handled mostly by Jason,…

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Going Peanuts!

I finished the last bit of Calvé crunchy peanut butter at home yesterday. Will have to wait for AB to replenish the stock when he’s in the Netherlands again. Apparently most French don’t like peanut butter, preferring it over Nutella. Here‘s an interesting post, followed with many comments, about what the French have against peanut…

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