Friday, 21 January 2011

Butter, Pizza and Reading the Tea Leaves

Pizza time!
Foolproof recipe for pizza dough

"...dough that has been made by hand, left to rise in a warm place, floured and rolled as thinly as possible..."

Roll out your base, crisp it up and let your imagination run wild: there's no end to the toppings you can combine on home-made pizza...
Read more: Dough patrol: Skye Gyngell cooks pizza; independent.co.uk







"No man sees far; the most see no farther than their noses." ~Thomas Carlyle, "Count Cagliostro," 1833 (quotegarden.com)

Delightfully yours, Food Meditations




Darjeeling
According to classical economic dogma, demand for hot-weather-requiring products like fancy tea in wealthy, northern areas like the United States should benefit everyone...
Read more: Reading the tea leaves for the future of the global food trade; grist.org


Pantry notes
~ In these dreary months, root vegetables are more than mere consolation...
Read more: Rooting for winter vegetables; suntimes.com

~ Chervil makes a comeback; nrn.com


Secrets of the tastemakers
Lucy McDonald joins the trend-spotters, who scour the globe for new flavours, to find out...
Read more: How do food stores stay one step ahead of our increasingly exotic tastes?; independent.co.uk


The ability to make things happen
In the food world, the people with power are the ones who affect what and how and where and why we eat — or who can, if they want to...
Read more: America's 50 Most Powerful People in Food; thedailymeal.com


Experience the joy of cooking
Jessica Harper is an actress, writer, singer, songwriter and now the author of a new cookbook for...
Read more: World Chefs: Jessica Harper helps those who don't find cooking a joy; vancouversun.com






Culinary experiment
Inspired by Michael Pollan’s advice to not eat “anything your great-great-grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food...
Read more: Heavy on the butter: A week of eating like it's 1912; theglobeandmail.com


Umami
That culinary magic found in seaweed, soy sauce and half of the Japanese dishes you've eaten at one time or another...
Read more: Umami: Why Chefs Shouldn't Rely on the Fifth Flavor Alone; time.com


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Appetibilis
~ Sticky Lemon Pudding; fussfreecooking.com
~ Rosemary Spiced Mixed Nuts; kitchenkonfidence.com
~ Anthony Bourdain’s tarte alsacienne with apples; them-apples.co.uk
~ Brie Stuffed Mushroom Appetizer; simpleskillet.com
~ Roasted Cranberry and Kabocha Squash Salad; garlicandseasalt.blogspot.com

Looking for recipes? Check The Recipes Hunter collection...

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