The heavily herb-crusted Tome de Bordeaux, from famed french affineurs Jean d’Alos (originally founded by Jean and Pascale d’Alos but now run by Clarence Grosdidier), also responsible for the recently reviewed Tome d’Aquitaine. Also known as “Herbilette”, this cheese is inspired by Poustagnac, a sheep’s milk cheese seasoned with piment d’Espelette, but where the Poustagnac cheese is a sheep’s milk cheese, the Bordeaux is goat’s milk.
In antiquity, present day Jordan was home for several ancient kingdoms incl: kingdom of Edom, Moab & Ammon. Throughout eras, parts of the country laid under control of regional powers incl Pharaonic Egypt during wars with Babylonians & Hittites; for discrete periods of times by Israelites. The Mesha Stele recorded the glory of King of Edom & victories over Israelites & others. Ammon/Moab kingdoms are mentioned in ancient maps, Near Eastern documents, Greco-Roman, Christian, Jewish.
Attack on Titan. I read SO many good reviews on this anime and it's pretty new 2013, just released on NetFlix Jan 10th. I watched the first episode last night and felt a bone chill up my spine.I can tell. It's definitely going to get really good. Therefore it is a worthy watch!
Sailor Storia Night Blue (Pigmented Nano-Particle Ink) - posted in Ink Reviews: Sailor has recently released a new line of ink, the STORiA inks, which are pigmented nano-particle inks like Sei-boku and Kiwa-guro. The packaging and the frosty glass bottles are quite lovely. This is a photo of the blue: The official swatches show them to be quite interesting. But the reality is that they are much more less saturated than you can see on the swatches. They all dry to a chalky colour. S...