Tricks of the trade ~
A Special Gift, From the Chef
"It's more about finding a little time, creating a little romance than giving a material gift"
Award-winning chef Michael Schwartz describes his ideal Valentine's Day gift for his wife ...
Read more: A Romantic Valentine's Dinner at Home, With the Chef; wsj.com
“As the soil, however rich it may be, cannot be productive without cultivation, so the mind without culture can never produce good fruit.”
Tasting Table: Best Pastry Chefs 2012 ~ Examining the ways that sweetness adds nuance to our eating and drinking... ~ huffingtonpost.com
The psychology of cupcakes ~ the Modern Cupcake Moment swirls into its second decade... ~ washingtonpost.com
Bakers and chaebol in South Korea: Let them eat cake ~ Some parents give their children cakes. A few give them cake shops... ~ economist.com
Drinking Out Loud
Wine's Three Biggest Lies ~ Why good wine lovers tell bad lies... ~ winespectator.com
How to cook perfect tom yum soup ~ By February, even reliable comfort foods can lose their warming charm... ~ guardian.co.uk
How to Cook Like Donna Hay ~ Celebrity chef Donna Hay prefers the simple and light approach when it comes to food... ~ lifestylefood.com.au
Copenhagen: where chefs at Noma, the world's best restaurant, eat on their days off ~ Favourite food and drink hangouts... ~ guardian.co.uk
Healthy corner & Gluten-Free notes
* New Guidelines for Gluten Sensitivity: Report ~ villagevoice.com
* Why Hollywood Loves the Alkaline Diet ~ details.com
'The Art of Medicine': Mapping the Body With 2,000 Years of Images ~ theatlantic.com
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~ ::GlutenFree Etc @FoodMeditations:: Healthy eating in the global food community ...
Bites - St. Valentine's Mini Frittate with Asparagus and Strawberries (Photo credit: ockstyle)
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