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Tuesday, November 22nd, 2005

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Zarah, Food & Thoughts*

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Zarah Maria is a student in Denmark who writes Food & Thoughts* (“…because it might be “just food” – but you have to eat every day, so why not do it well??”). Her signature dish? Grilled Asparagus with Sauce Gribiche. Her nemesis? Custards.

Zarah’s entry is the fifth of our ‘Pass the Mic: Delicious Design’ event that brings together food bloggers and designers to mark the Thanksgiving holiday and the launch of our new Modern Tabletop category. We’ve also created a Flickr group “Aesthetics of Food” to make your mouth water. Enjoy!

I am no art connoisseur. I wouldn’t be able to tell my Gauguin from my van Gogh, or my Picasso from my Miró. Okay, maybe Picasso. People that can spend hour after hour in a museum, walking up and down aisles, standing still in front of a painting for ages, slightly tilting their head to get the best lighting on the object in front of them amaze me. How do they do it? How do they keep seeing new things, new angles, new colors and brush strokes? And why oh why wont it jump out at me? Read the rest of this entry »