Interestingly, he also mentioned that in Ethiopia it’s common to serve salted...– Testing salt in coffee with Tim Wendelboe by Martin Lersch on Kymos.org #flavornote’d.
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Nujabes (312) GIRL NEXT DOOR (52) school food punishment (46) Handsome Boy Modeling School (32) Nujabes + Fat Jon (30) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Future Food: Molecular Gastronomy on TV →
While I’m sure it may be campy or cheesy at times, there will have to be SOME nuggets of culinary knowledge in there, right? I just hope they don’t drop everything in liquid nitrogen.
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Björk (319) Nujabes (64) FORCE OF NATURE - Nujabes - fat jon/FORCE OF NATURE, Nujabes, fat jon/FORCE OF NATURE Nujabes fat jon (21) Nujabes + Fat Jon (15) Gomez (13) …
A video on Lodge Cast Iron, the only US manufacturer of cast iron cookware in the US, since 1896 - via their company twitter account. Amazing to see all that melted metal, sparks flying about with reckless abandon. Kinda makes me embarrassed when I flinch when hot oil splatters in the kitchen. IT’S ALL RELATIVE (RELATIVELY PAINFUL) FOLKS.
Nujabes feat Shing02 - Luv (sic) part #2 ...
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Björk (151) The Morning Benders (58) Gorillaz (31) Blackstar - Talib Kweli/Mos Def (25) Gang Starr (17) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
We’re gulping down glasses of Fat Tire and shoving Navajo tacos — which...– via Without Baggage OMG. Take it to another level: Thick beef bavette slices on Navajo fry bread topped with chili. Green onion garnish. #flavornote YES PLZ.
Another term that can be used with similar effect is proportion. If you are...– The Principles of Great Design As a former web designer and current cook, I really appreciate / get a kick out of when either industries use each other as metaphors.
Tofu Skin Testing. Yuba Roll Lamenting.
Unsteamed yuba rolls, filled with a mixture of pork, shiitake, bamboo shoots, garlic, ginger, soy paste, sesame oil, shaoxing wine, green onion and white pepper. Test batch #2. Rolls have been steamed for 10 minutes without any liquid at the bottom of the bowl. Yuba texture extremely chewy. 1 dimensional. Test batch #8. Yuba rolls steamed for 8 minutes with Chinese chicken stock and soy...
ASK: Hipsters on Food Stamps →
I’d normally be screaming “UR DOING IT WRONG” - but if I were on food stamps, what kind of produce / food would I buy? Now let’s get this straight. I wouldn’t buy cases of Perrier, fish roe or truffle oil. I like those things, but they’re not necessities. That being said, if I had the choice between farmed and wild salmon, I’d probably choose the wild...
The unanimous vote amends the health code to allow residents to keep hives of...– NYC’s Board of Health has lifted the ban on keeping bees in the city. COOL. Via Clint and Kottke.org
via tweets from @sandrasullivan & @smb: See how Vessel can carbonate a cocktail to order: http://bit.ly/bstpyx Vessel in downtown Seattle. Great concept. Pure flavors, no filler.
The Femivore’s Dilemma →
S 399-BBB. PROHIBITION ON SALT; RESTAURANTS. 1. NO OWNER OR OPERATOR OF A...– Exact words from a newly proposed bill, Assembly Bill A10129, by Felix Ortiz (D-Brooklyn) that would result in fines of up to $1,000 for each individual addition of salt by restaurant staff, whether before, during or after cooking. Also: Customers would have the option of adding salt when food is...
From July 2007 to June 2008, students who graduated from the culinary arts...– For-Profit Schools Cashing In on Recession and Federal Aid (NYTimes) via A Hunger Artist First of all, I don’t disagree with the pay - that’s what some cooks make. I just want these institutions to stop selling the inflated, doey eyed dream.
More Minneapolis Schools Buy Food from Local Farms →
Via tweet from David M Nichols. Tipping point plz.
If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the...– Carl Sagan
HERSCHELL’S CHICAGO DOGS! →
via Family Meal, the Tom Douglas Restaurant Blog. WHEEEEEE.
Italy Bans Molecular Gastronomy Ingredients →
Glee LIVE tickets go on sale this Friday. Shows... →
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Gang Starr (130) Gang Starr (124) Weather Report (80) The Morning Benders (28) Deltron (12) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
I just had the fries at the McDonald’s in Culver City near the Lady Foot...– The jobless Conan O’Brien livin’ la vida loca. via his Twitter page.
Many of Seattle’s most cherished homegrown companies are calling South Lake...– Tom Douglas on his new project in the South Lake Union neighborhood via Eater National.