Monthly Archives: June 2011

Wow this is gaining momentum…

There is a subculture emerging between the sciences and cooking. Last year it took over Harvard University, and they have a proper course in Modernist Cuisine. Some of the public lectures they had in the 2010 course are available online. … Continue reading

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Deep Fried Pizza…

Or if you are Italian “Panzerotti”. When I was a child in Dubuque, Iowa there was an Italian Restaurant, which served the most fantastic dish called Panzerotti. I had the makings for pizza for when the kids came over, but … Continue reading

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A “little” bit healthy tonight…

After eating deep fried pizza yesterday (post tomorrow), I decided a salad would be a good idea for tea tonight. My favourite salad is a Chef Salad with cheese, ham and eggs, oh ok, maybe not that healthy after you … Continue reading

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Open Face BBQ Beef Sani…

Made my son go yuuuummmm last night and he exclaimed “I remember having these when I was little!”. On Tuesday I bought a Morphy Richards 48815 Digital Electric Pressure Cooker and then made Beef Pot Roast. I now had left … Continue reading

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I have been convinced to go PC…

No not happy and nice, you know me but instead Pressure Cooker. I was reading Volume 2 of Modernist Cuisine on Techniques and Equipment. And they were big’n up Pressure Cookers, as a great way to make stock and cook … Continue reading

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It is scrambled eggs on toast Jim, but not as we know it….

Well I had some time on my hands and some fresh eggs and stale bread so I decided to go Modernist and make some scrambled eggs on toast. One of the cool things about the Modernist Cuisine recipes is that … Continue reading

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A Couple of days ago I did some cooking…

4 days ago I cooked some rump steak to medium rare and then crash landed them into a ice bath which I then put into my fridge for storage. Tonight I decided to cook beef and black bean sauce, as … Continue reading

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A warm Jacuzzi then a roll in the snow….

When I was a lad I went on skiing holidays to ski resorts in Michigan and Wisconsin where the entrance would be two stories of a massive timber construction with a huge stone fireplace. There would always have a Jacuzzi … Continue reading

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Where there is smoke there is…

FLAVOUR! Yesterday my children bought me a Smoker Box for my birthday. So of course I had to use it. Got some chicken breasts from Sheeplands Farm Shop which has a butcher shop inside owned by Jon Thorners (really nice … Continue reading

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