Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature




  1. A BOOKING AT THE CITIES OF LITERATURE TABLE

    1. Foreword.2. Östersund, UNESCO City of Gastronomy.3. Irish Stew. Dublin4. Bird Dog - Song, Drink, Food. Dunedin5. Tītī Hotdog with ... Read more…
  2. Foreword

    The 2016 UNESCO Creative Cities Forum revolved around food. Naturally – the host city, Ostersund, is a City of Gastronomy. Although unable ... Read more…
  3. Östersund, UNESCO City of Gastronomy

    It is late April or early May and the thick ice from Lake Storsjön is breaking up. Read more…
  4. Irish Stew

    I peered into the pots. Irish stew. A nourishing and economical dish, if a little indigestible. All honour to the land it has brought ... Read more…
  5. Bird Dog - Song, Drink, Food

    It’s late 2016 and two 40-something males, whose formative years were filled with the heady melodies of the 1980s “Dunedin Sound”, ... Read more…
  6. Tītī Hotdog with Horopito Pickled Onions and Mānuka Smoked Chilli Relish

    6 portions Tītī 1 tītī (muttonbird) Place the tītī in a pot with cold water and bring to the boil. Boil for 75 minutes or ... Read more…
  7. Roasted Sardines

    Strange calluses are suddenly appearing on my hands and feet, said the young boy, seated at the table in the dark kitchen, flooded with ... Read more…
  8. Crankshafts Don’t Cry. Jojo’s First Case

    An excerpt from the book by Hans Dölzer Read more…
  9. Chestnut Soup

    Chestnuts are well known as a roasted snack at fairs and as stuffing for poultry. They are also suitable for a creamy autumn soup. It is ... Read more…
  10. Christmas Canapés

    An excerpt from the biography Hilde Domin, Dass ich sein kann, wie ich bin, by Marion Tauschwitz. Read more…
  11. A Confession

    A poem by Polish poet, Czesław Miłosz  Read more…
  12. Strawberry Jam

    Ingredients 1kg strawberries800g sugarJuice of 1/2 a lemonA pinch of finely chopped mint PreparationClean the strawberries and ... Read more…
  13. The Forgotten Rye

    If there were ever a grain that reflected the character of the Slovenian countryside throughout its long history of self-sufficiency, that ... Read more…
  14. O’Ryelly

    Aromatic round rye loaf with kefir starter Read more…
  15. Nottingham and Mushy Peas

    The recipe that captures the spirit of Nottingham people best is Mushy Peas with Mint Sauce, a recipe long associated with Nottingham’s ... Read more…
  16. Mushy Peas and Mint Sauce

    What accounts for the enduring popularity of mushy peas and how do you cook them?  Read more…
  17. Pálenec (Roasted Sprouted Green Peas)

    from Eighty-fourers (Osmačtyřicátníci, 1924) by Jindřich Šimon Baar Read more…
  18. Butterflies in November

    An excerpt from the book by Ava Ólafsdóttir Read more…
  19. Extremely Thick Rice Pudding with Cinnamon Sugar

    Icelandic rice pudding comes in a few different variations, all of which are served warm. Two of the most common are a thin gruel and a ... Read more…
  20. Oblomov

    An excerpt from the novel by Ivan Goncharov Read more…
  21. Baked Pie of Yeast Dough

    You can bake a pie with anything – meat, liver, fish and rice, cabbage, rice and eggs, mushrooms. Read more…