Chef’s Log 81: Home is Where the Food is

Poor humans. These are tough times indeed. I do sympathize. Being an alien, I am of course, immune to this new virus that has reared its ugly head. But I am staying indoors in solidarity. And also because I have no choice, with nothing being open and all. It has been three whole weeks since I’ve been inside a restaurant. Three.

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Chef’s Log 79: Finnished (Welcome to Syö-mi)

Salutations homo sapiens (although I hesitate to use that term given the original meaning of the word ‘sapien’). Loyal readers, as well as casual readers who happened to glance at the blog on that particular day, will recall that I made a rather significant (some might say game-changing) announcement approximately 1 year ago, human time. I am now pleased to confirm that this event has indeed come to pass. I have spent the last few months exploring, observing and meticulously documenting the culinary habits and culture of what is now my new home—Finland. Continue reading