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Virgil on September 12, 2012

See the first two posts in this three-part series: Failaka Island, Kuwait, a unique experience – the Heritage Village Failaka Island, Kuwait, a unique experience – the tour One does not visit this very interesting and fascinating place for the food. However, you aren’t going to starve there, either. There are essentially five restaurants, a […]

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Virgil on April 9, 2012

In my last entry, I gave you the recipe for Royal Lamb Curry, still after almost 30 years one of my favorites to cook. I didn’t remember the name and author of the cookbook at the time. My wife Lynn was kind enough to send that info to me. The book is called Indian Cooking, […]

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Virgil on March 29, 2012

This has always been one of my favorite recipes and it is a recipe that showed me I could actually cook something truly outstanding. It is from a long out of print cookbook and I don’t have the name or author handy, unfortunately. Possibly used copies are available. I’ll let you know when I can […]

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Virgil on November 20, 2011

If you have read my posts about the mess halls in Afghanistan, you will know that the food is horrible, penitentiary inmates get better food and would be suing and winning if they got the swill they serve here. Some FOBs (Forward Operating Bases) actually have restaurants. On FOB Ghazni, we have the Oasis Restaurant, […]

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