Most of us would agree that one of the greatest pleasures of traveling is discovering new and terrific places to eat. I often research a few possibilities in advance of a trip but while visiting Monterey recently had not done so. Traveling...
This is the second installment highlighting Vancouver's energetic and fascinating Granville Island Market. Part 1 featured an overview of the market, it's history and its produce. This post features the seafood, cheeses, meats,...
When I bought this computer it had 16 Million colours. Who would use that many ? Well congratulations DrF !! I think you just did. An extravaganza of colour and diversity. Even the photos are fattening !! You've excelled yourself again DrF. You certainly have an eye for the finer things in life !!
Thank you for your kind words, Garry! Besides the good food and their freshness, I love markets for all their colors and smells, and for the hustle and bustle of the crowd. It's the stuff good travels are made of!
There are so many things there that I wouldn't eat. Many because I don't know what they are. But just looking is an amazing journey into the unknown. Many cheaper meats - like pigs feet and tripe - are now more "fashionable". But hold memories of my youth. I didn't like them then. But broadening the imagination is a must - unless we just stand still and stagnate.
You've just reminded me - Haslet. Last time I ate that was when I discovered it was made from brains ! Of course you have an advantage being a professional - but being so familiar with "body bits" would turn me vegetarian. My wife - an operating theatre nurse - always comments on TV cookery shows when the Chef remarks on the " Juices flowing from fresh kidneys" when they're being fried. "That's not juice - it's.....! " ...... Yes, thank you - I know what it is !!
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