Chef’s Log 82: How Ramentic

Classic Fat Ramen
Classic Fat Ramen

I believe I have now been on this planet long enough to be considered an honorary human. Whether that is a title I actually desire or not is a separate question. But over the years I have grown somewhat fond of humans, their endearing flaws notwithstanding, so like everyone else remotely sensible on this planet, I have been trapped indoors as the virus runs its course. Luckily, that does not mean that I have to deprive myself of my favourite thing: eating out.

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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