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I’ve gone all spiritual…

and started to read the Pie-ble Come on, 140 pie recipes for £9, you gotta get one or two even (it is a great gift idea with Christmas just around the corner). Right now I am about ¼ the way … Continue reading

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Huh, what are you sick…

dude you are talking about meat glue! I was reading Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking (which is now in stock at Amazon.co.uk after a 6 month wait) and they were doing some construction again. Not wood and … Continue reading

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WOW! I know why I love Lindt Chocolate….

It is because your tongue does not perceive the chocolate as solid, but instead a liquid. In 1879 Rudolph Lindt invented a conching machine that smashed all the ingredients in his chocolate really small. “a few microns (millionths of a … Continue reading

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My Bad….

Started volume 2 of Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking which is entitled Techniques and Equipment. I have a really nice Weber gas BBQ which I purchased with money from my 45th birthday that will be 4 years … Continue reading

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Things that make you go hmmmmm……

Chef Nerd here I finished volume 1 of Modernistic Cuisine tonight. The final chapter was Chapter 6 which is The Physics of Food and Water. I came across several things that made me go hmmmmm! Freezers are for storing food … Continue reading

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Almost at the end of Volume 1 of Modernist Cuisine…

About the books. The smell. When I was a wee lad my parents bought the entire junior and full blown set of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (ya ha ha that was in the 70’s). This set was hhhhuuuugggeee and was three … Continue reading

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They should add a discount coupon with these books

They are so heavy, you need a Laptop Desk to read them. Looks like I need a larger light box too! This blog is hosted by Brinkster, great service and support so check it out…

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Finally it is here…

Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking And here is the unboxing. I grabbed a quick to hand reference object so you could see the size of the package. And you know what they were right it was The … Continue reading

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OK it is official I am stupid…

Twice!!! Not only did I purchase the most expensive set of cookbooks ever by buying Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking (stupid #1). I then was too eager / greedy to wait for it in the UK so … Continue reading

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Some time to myself and I have fulfilled…

a promise to review of Weber’s Time to Grill: Easy or Adventurous, It’s Your Call I have been following Jamie’s recipes in his Recipe of the Week which you can sign up for at Weber Life. I finally got a … Continue reading

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