Marinated Radishes with Sesame Seeds

1 bunch radishes ½ tablespoon tamari ½ tablespoon rice vinegar ½ teaspoon sesame oil 1 teaspoon honey 2 teaspoons sesame seeds Clean and thinly slice the radishes and put them in a bowl. In a separate bowl, mix tamari, vinegar, oil and honey, then mix with the radishes. Roast the sesame seeds in a dryFortsätt läsa ”Marinated Radishes with Sesame Seeds”

Swedish Pancakes á la Svante

3 eggs 2½ cups whole milk 1 1/4 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar vanilla or whatever, to taste. Mix the eggs and half of the milk. Add the flour a little bit at a time. Add the rest of the milk. Use a flat hot ’pannkakslagg’ (griddle) and a thin spatula. UseFortsätt läsa ”Swedish Pancakes á la Svante”

Coffee break, and break, and…

Richard did not believe me, when I described the coffee habits of Swedes. Oh, ye of little faith, always trust the natives! When I was Bureau Chief for a Venture Capital magazine out of Silicon Valley, one of our Board members was headed to Sweden to attend a conference on immaterial patent law. He hadFortsätt läsa ”Coffee break, and break, and…”

Flying Jacob

Serves 8 4 grilled chickens Salt White pepper 1 teaspoon Italien salad spice 4 – 5 bananas 2 cups whipping cream 1 cup chili sauce of ketchup type 2 packets bacon  ½ cup salted peanuts Debone the chicken and put the pieces in a greased, oven-proof dish. Sprinkle with salt and pepper according to taste.Fortsätt läsa ”Flying Jacob”

A beer in Alger

It’s the summer of 1973. After a long, hot day in a black Peugeot 403 from 1957, a cold beer felt earned. The main road from Ceuta to Alger meandered along stretches edging the Sahara, and sometimes disappeared under the wind-drifted sand. The scalding air in the car was not air-conditioned and we had alreadyFortsätt läsa ”A beer in Alger”

Giving notice

San Francisco, March 5 Dear Linda, This letter is to notify you that I have moved out of the apartment at 1426 9th Avenue, and therefore would like to have my name removed from the lease agreement as soon as possible. I was confident there would be no problem for you to re-write the leaseFortsätt läsa ”Giving notice”