syltetøy… and banos

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so far my favourite foodstuff in Norway has been… jam! it’s more fruity and has less of that artificial gelatin consistency than what I’m used to, which means it’s easier to use a spoon with this stuff than a knife. our cupboard is currently stocked with apricot, strawberry, raspberry, and (deliciously chunky) apple jam–and with a higher turnover rate than … Read More

le pain quotidien

posted in: food, new york 2

I’ve been dying to find a decent bakery or pâtisserie in the city. there are none in my neighbourhood, so when I saw this window in the Upper East, I immediately dove into the shop.

num pang

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num pang means ‘bread’ or ‘sandwich’ in khmer (similar to the word banh my in vietnamese), and is the name of a new cambodian sandwich shop in the village. the bread here is to die for: crisp on the outside and deliciously chewy on the inside–better than any banh my I’ve ever had (and that’s saying something).