It Was Delicious While It Lasted
"It begins with a glistening sphere, wobbling on a spoon, a silver atomizer to spray a gin-and-vermouth mixture, than a 34 courses meal"
Gastronomes have been trekking to the remote Spanish cove where Ferran Adrià has changed culinary history...
Read more: It Was Delicious While It Lasted; vanityfair.com
“The reason why the universe is eternal is that it does not live for itself; it gives life to others as it transforms” ~Lao Tzu (thinkexist.com)
Delightfully yours, Food Meditations
Look who is cooking
~ The ever-smiling chef submitted to inspection, declaring fresh rosemary to Newark security the way only a chef could...
Read more: Super Tuscan: The Culinary Reinventions of Chef Cesare Casella; starchefs.com
~ The real masterchef: Ferran Adrià is closing El Bulli's doors but has vowed to keep experimenting; independent.co.uk
~ The World's Most Influential Chefs; epicurious.com
~ Q&A with Madhur Jaffrey; post-gazette.com
Spicy food, one of the mysteries is why we like these painful foods in the first place, a fruit that singes the mouth and makes us imbibe vast quantities of water?...
Read more: Why Does Spicy Food Taste Hot? wired.com
~ Look for a handwritten menu in the local language and consider splitting entrees...
Read more: Bon appétit! Dining well in a foreign country; msnbc.com
~ Britain may be in the vanguard of culinary progress, but when it comes to breeding (or eating) good beef...
Read more: Why Can't Britain Make a Good Burger?; esquire.com
Chefs are discovering that the best way to build mass appeal is to cook for a select few...
Read more: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? wmagazine.com
~ Collective Good Taste; latimesmagazine.com
This is no ordinary turkey preparation. Follow these detailed steps and you will never have a dry, stringy, cardboardy, boring bird again...
Read more: Meathead Goldwyn: The Ultimate Turkey: Smoked (or Not). Gobble 'til You Wobble!; huffingtonpost.com
Food for thought
On a clear late October morning, more than 5,000 people milled about the Lingotto exhibition hall in Turin, Italy...
Read more: Slow Food's Conference: Sustaining the Sustainability Crusaders; theatlantic.com
~ Dorie Greenspan a bona fide Francophile, cookbook author in a 30-year love affair with the country's people and its food...
Read more: How To Cook French, With Shortcuts; npr.org
~ The Best of the Eater Flickr Pool; ny.eater.com
~ New Orleans family oyster company devises new business model to stay alive; nola.com
~ From Farm to Fridge to Garbage Can; nytimes.com
~ Are food carts environmentally superior to restaurants? washingtonpost.com
~ Giving Recipes Away a Big Subject at IFBC; diannej.com
~ Nutrition notes: Good, balanced diet will do in free radicals; news-press.com
From the mixer
~ Talk of the Town - Social media; entrepreneur.com
~ The Rise of the Power Vegans; businessweek.com
~ At L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon the wine list is on an iPad; wsj.com
~ 10 truly awful food words; them-apples.co.uk
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~ Nigel Slater's classic baked camembert recipe; guardian.co.uk
~ Whisky and honey baked pears with cinnamon cream recipe; telegraph.co.uk
~ Grilling: Pizza 8 Ways; cookingchanneltv.com
~ Grilled Lamb Chops and Asparagus with Balsamic Berry Sauce; motherrimmy.com
~ Southern Crab Hash; kateiscooking.blogspot.com
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