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  1. Logbook to the middle ages. VII

    I will find out that most of the food in Berat is like that. There are small markets around town but most of the fruits and veggies are locally grown and farmed by the owners, who then go to town and sell them on the spot.
    There is no concept of “health food”. The bread in the town is baked in a few small bakeries which cater to all. Our young Albanian translator insists that it is therefore NOT homemade, as he has his mom and wife to make him “real” bread. I ask if the small bakeries use ...
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  2. Logbook to the middle ages. VI

    I am a man of gastronomical fortune. Through my life I have found myself in some places and situations in which the most delicious food has been served to me. And mind you, I have been fortunate in the “traditional” ways. 3 star restaurants are not unknown to me. I have had Cambodian food in Paris. I entered an Ethiopian hole in the wall in NYC only to find a food heaven. In San Francisco I was treated to a thousand different dim-sums, all flavorful beyond belief.
    But the most memorable ...

    Updated 08-05-2019 at 02:01 PM by ponchi101

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