Culinary Byways

Expeditions and chance encounters with flavor.

 

Pacific Bounty

By Delmosa | Jun 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

California has arguably the most diverse landscape of America’s 50 states. Soaring mountains, vast deserts, temperate rain forests, sparkling beaches. It is home to the tallest trees in the world, the lowest elevation in North America, and the largest alpine lake in the U.S. Great roads make seeing California’s wonders a pleasure, including 655 miles…

Jörg Geiger’s Orchard Paradise

By Delmosa | May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Southeast of Stuttgart, Germany there begins a region called the Albtrauf, an area recognized for its low lying mountains and exceptional tree fruit. In fact, due to its fertile soil and favorable micro-climate, Albtrauf has come to be known as an orchard paradise, where old, heritage varieties of apples and pears thrive and birds sing happily…

Establishing a New Beverage Category

By Bruce Blosil | Jun 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Most alcohol free beverages are designed to be a simple, inexpensive refreshment. They begin and end as a thirst quencher, or a liquid sugar fix. There is no thought given to complementing a good meal. As a result, those who value great food but don’t drink alcohol are left to only imagine the ways in which cider and wine can enhance…

Lured by Lingonberries

By Delmosa | Mar 30, 2015 | 3 Comments

As we descended into Stockholm, I was struck by how much Sweden resembled my imaginings. From the window of the plane I caught glimpses of Nordic architecture in the towns below, and could see evergreen trees and lakes extending far into the distance. The interior of Arlanda airport itself looks like a Scandinavian lodge, with…