New Skin

It’s chronic, this blog undergoes plastic surgery every once in a while. As the surgeon – yours truly – uses his mighty scalpel, you will probably notice visual discrepancies on the blog layout. The operation should not affect the post themselves, so content will remain. But everything visual could be a bit off, the sidebar…

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Biltong

One of my very favorite foods worldwide, South African biltong comes in many shapes and textures. It is sometimes almost as dry as North American beef jerky, but can also be moist, tender and perversely fatty in away that could only be matched by the supremely delicious duck prosciutto of Vancouver’s Oyama Sausage Company at the Granville…

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Christmas Cat, Happy

Our cat happens to like wearing things. He mellows out and seems perfectly content. But I can’t figure out if he’s thinking: “Merry Christmas, peace on earth, good will to all creatures great and small,” or just “Pellets. Day-in, day-out.” Don Estorbo de la Bodega, Christmas Elf Don Estorbo de la Bodega, Christmas Elf Crowned…

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