Bologna in Bologna, the Learned, the Fat, the Red

Bologna in Bologna

Bologna was our next stop after Parma and Modena. Bologna is often called La Grassa (the Fat One) because of the city’s tremendous cuisine, and we made sure to eat our fill here. We stayed at a bed and breakfast in what seemed to be a couple’s apartment off Via Guglielmo Marconi. Our room was […]

One Morning in Grasse

One Morning in Grasse

On Friday in Nice, Ryan and I ate the hostel breakfast supplemented with our truffle brie, foie gras pâté, ripe tomatoes, peaches, and cep sausage. We checked out and went to pick up our rental car from the train station. At the station, we saw more armed soldiers and security patrolling the station, as well […]

Caribbean Tuna Pasta Salad

Caribbean Tuna Pasta Salad

This Caribbean tuna pasta salad has a tasty island slant to it. Tomiko had a high school friend from Jamaica, and this was something she made. It’s quick to whip up, and really easy to customize based on what you have on hand. Why not add some chopped avocado (right before you serve it, so it […]

Trini Saltfish Buljol

Trini Saltfish Buljol

Saltfish buljol is a sort of fish salad (like the Trini version of tuna salad) that is usually eaten as a breakfast food alongside bake. The word buljol is a corruption of the French brûle gueule, which means “burn mouth,” implying that this dish has a fiery kick. You can make this as spicy as […]

Asian Slaw with Sesame Dressing

I could eat this Asian slaw with sesame dressing every day. In case you didn’t notice, crunchy slaws are definitely popular at Kiku Corner this winter: see our other variations here and here. This one is colourful with Asian-inspired flavour combinations. The tangy dressing is not oily and holds up well against the fibrous cabbage.

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