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Kitchen utensil must-haves - the Pacojet - anyone got a spare 5000 dollars?

Anyone remember  my rant about my inability to make the perfect pea mousse? Since that day I have made various purees, bought a food mill, I have milled carrot, kiwi and ginger soup (awesome taste, great texture, but not silky smooth alas), I have pureed peas (nice texture, silky smooth? 495 more words

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Sunday in Arizona - a good shrimp these days is hard to find .....

But these were truly excellent. After my comments on the mexican place I feel I have to report on eating I enjoyed in Glendale, Arizona as well.  198 more words

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So there I was perusing blogs I follow and I came across a photo challenge – I loved the pic of the fresh lemon and it reminded me of my still-life of fruit and salad.

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Let there be pancakes! All you need is a pancake making machine :)

I don’t know about anyone else – but there are machines I’d like to have in my kitchen that i don’t let myself buy, because I haven’t got the space. 99 more words

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Last night in Arizona - or dinner in a location where the focus is sports and racing

Mexican dinner – the place was recommended by the front desk of a pretty nice hotel, he did point out that most restaurants in this area are chains, which I think tells you something about where you have landed. 445 more words

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Sunday seafood..caramelised onions and carrots, scallops, rouget with tomatoes and capers

I think this is one of the best starters ever served at our house, sadly I hasten to add, not prepared by myself. Fresh juicy scallops, caramelized onion and carrot and rouget served with a tomato and caper sauce à l’itallienne – it was very very nice indeed, and if there is any interest in this dish I will happily hunt down the recipe information :). 467 more words

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Chefzilla - the art of blending peas and fava bean soup!

This blog was already written, and then I pressed a button and everything that had existed suddenly existed no longer….Does this EVER happen to anyone else? 663 more words

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