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Stellah De Ville - who has written 6 posts on Vagablond.


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Gold in the air of summer

Posted on 01 August 2005

Fresh riccota stuffed zucchini blossoms This time of year is all about abundance; and the color of zucchini flowers speaks of summer’s riches. It doesn’t hurt that they taste delicious too. If you are feeling particularly inspired, you can also try to make your own fresh ricotta, it’s surprisingly easy, and much better than any […]

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Blurring the Lines Between Art and Life

Blurring the Lines Between Art and Life

Posted on 25 July 2005

At hotel fox, 21 young designers were given carte blanche to show off their talent in the makeover of a former hostel. The result is a fabulous concept hotel in the Danish capital. The hotel has 61 rooms, all with expressive and very different interiors that provide sensory inspiration, spaces that seek to challenge at […]

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Black Cod with Miso, Forbidden rice and shitake mushrooms

Posted on 25 July 2005

I love Asian flavors especially in the summer. This combination makes an elegant dinner party menu, and the miso marinade gives the fish a marvelous richness. If black cod isn’t available, sea bass makes a good substitute. A ginger sorbet and some fresh mango would make a great finish.

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Eggs and Air – a perfect marriage

Posted on 22 June 2005

There are few things more elegant and ephemeral than a Soufflé, and though many people find the idea of them intimidating, they are surprisingly easy to prepare. I think they make a perfect dinner for two. Serve this blue cheese version with some spiced figs and a bitter green salad and some toasted brioche, turn […]

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Manresa Los Gatos – a culinary pilgrimage

Manresa Los Gatos – a culinary pilgrimage

Posted on 21 June 2005

In anything at all, perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer
anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away. —Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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Drinking in The Big Easy:  Napoleon House, New Orleans

Drinking in The Big Easy: Napoleon House, New Orleans

Posted on 17 June 2005

Napoleon House in New Orleans is one of those rare places that make one long to return to a city, just to sit again in the shade of the ancient palms, drinking drinks in the sulfurous light of the old gas lamps. The waitstaff wear white, and glow faintly as they move soundlessly amongst the […]

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