It is freezing in Hanoi right now, all thing being relative. My coworkers shudder in furry coats, doors keep closing everywhere to keep the draft at bay, and let me tell you – SOUP is on the menu, as if it ever stops being in Southeast Asia but you know.
The Street Food Map of Hanoi (Some places are discovered by me; some are recommended from The New Hanoian; some from Stickyrice blog; some from Gastronomy blog. It’s a work in constant progress.) I first tasted genuine street food in Taipei. Some towering psychedelic sundae of shaved ice, technicolour jellies, candied strange fruit pieces, condensed milk […]
1. Fougasse Péché Mortel et Chorizo /or/ Baguettine Cheddar & Figue Bio (pictured above) Where: Boulangerie Guillaume (Plateau Mont-Royal, 17 ave Fairmount Est.) 2. Any of the Moroccan pastries from Pâtisserie Le Ryad Where: Le Ryad (Center of the Jean-Talon market, between the two ATMS) 3. Egg Custard Tart Where: Rôtisserie Piri Piri (415 Avenue du Mont-Royal Est, (514) 504-6464) 4. Mini […]
Black is the color of my true love’s hair His face so soft and wondrous fair The purest eyes and the strongest hands I love the ground on where he stands Oh I love my lover and where he goes yes, I love the ground on where he goes And still I hope that the […]
Whiskey! Chocolate! Orange Oil! Cayenne! Density! Uh. Vegan-ness! Tiger-stripe Spikeys of Piquante Candied Orange Peel! Incredible Moistness! GANACHE! The Dark beauty was made within a day of it’s sister-cake of Light, and for no more reason than there wasn’t even chocolate cake in the house… you know how that is, right? Oh, famous chocolate […]
A long time ago, I had the nicest breakfast I’ve ever had while eating out in Montreal. I guess these things are a matter of taste, and for such meal with such clear delineations (depending on your location), it can run the gamut of very different styles. Some people go for classic fry-ups – eggs, […]