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Category: St.Barthelemy

Marcus Samuelsson ‘makes’ a Vietnamese Banh Mi Sandwich in St. Barthelemy, French West Indies

         Marcus’s sisters, Marcus and their Mother. Marcus Samuelson is the Ethiopian-born chef who was adopted by his Swedish parents, Lennart and Anne Marie, in 1972 at age 2. He was orphaned when his mother died in a tuberculosis epidemic, leaving Marcus and his sister, […]

30 Years of Fabulous Food in St. Barths FWI

        This morning, New York set a new record in Central Park. It was 4F. For our friends who use Celsius, it sounds even worse: -15C.   So we likely couldn’t find a better day to travel south to the French West Indies and the island of […]

Stir-Fried Chili Scallops with Baby Bok Choy Adapted from Fine Cooking

When I wrote about our culinary adventures in St. Barthelemy, FWI in March, one of our readers, “Mike”, got into a spirited discussion about how the scallops I’d waxed poetic over, were not local.  In fact, he was pretty irate about seafood in general and […]

St. Barth’s Easiest Recipe Ever….Salade des Haricots Verts avec Echalotes

       I posted this recipe last week and the response was terrific, particularly on www.sbhonline.com which is website completely given over to our favorite island.  When I did so, one of the most prolific contributors to the blog, AndyNap added something terrific to […]

Back to Bonito in St. Barth and our take on their wonderful Peruvian Tiradito of Tuna

Bonito’s Version of Tiradito de Thon And mine… Unfortunately, mine didn’t come with this view from Bonito Rue Lubin Brin Gustavia, St. Barthelemy FWI (590)0590-279-696 www.ilovebonito.com          Silken fish coated in citrus and soy, the earthy nuttiness of sesame oil, the sweetness […]

Greetings from St. Barthelemy, FWI

C’est laVue! The Entrance to our Villa The front of the villa  This week I thought we’d share our trip to St. Barthelemy, in the French West Indies.  This is our 16th trip here in the last 20 years so you can probably tell that […]