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Icelandic Delicacies: Puffin, Whale, Foal and Fermented Shark

The Atlantic Puffin forms part of the national diet in Iceland, where the species does not have legal protection. Puffins are hunted by a technique called “sky fishing”, which involves catching low-flying birds with a big net. The meat is … Continue reading

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Icelandic gourmet fares

Four days in Iceland were not nearly long enough to discover all the fine foods grown , raised or fished  locally. The island is a gourmet’s paradise providing  staples of very high quality and most unusual choices for the daring … Continue reading

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Colorful dishtowels from France:Jacquard Français,Garnier-Thiebaut, Gerardmer

Made in France by Jacquard Français and Garnier-Thiebaut, old traditional manufacturers of table linens. I picked those dish towels for their amazing vibrant colors. It was an idea from my friend Jennifer and they make my kitchen look like it … Continue reading

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