"The pleasures of the table are for every man, of every land... no matter of what place in history or society..." -Brillat-Savarin

It’s growing! It’s growing!

First spoils of the year :)

huffposttaste:

Stack ‘em up! Caprese-inspired recipes you should be eating all summer long.

(via poetic-chef)

gastro-nomique:

fucking great


How many times I’ve wished I could tell my colleagues this without ending up in HR…

gastro-nomique:

fucking great

How many times I’ve wished I could tell my colleagues this without ending up in HR…

(via poetic-chef)

"Je sais, je sais que je sais jamais:

"I know, I know that I never know"

Food is an infinitely rich subject, and there’s always something about it to understand better, something new to discover, a fresh source of interest, ideas and delight.”
-Harold McGee, On Food and Cooking

Never stop learning. Picked this up today for a bit of vacation reading. The first four pages have me hooked. Will let you know how it goes ;)

"Je sais, je sais que je sais jamais:

"I know, I know that I never know"

Food is an infinitely rich subject, and there’s always something about it to understand better, something new to discover, a fresh source of interest, ideas and delight.”
-Harold McGee, On Food and Cooking

Never stop learning. Picked this up today for a bit of vacation reading. The first four pages have me hooked. Will let you know how it goes ;)

cianag:

Today’s fun wih meat and vegetables…. Various meats with tomato and sweet pickled onion flowers

#pickledonions #charcuterie #gardemanger #chef #foodart #picstitch

cianag:

What a stupid waste of money.

#sometimesihatemyjob #chef #banquet #appetizers #stupid #wagyu #hotdog #waystowastemoney

Uhg. Today was not the best day.

The longer I am at my hotel, the more deficiencies I see.

Tired of cans and freezers and wagyu wastes.

cladinscarlet:

Cardamon (elettario cardamomum)
Gender: Feminine
Planet: Venus
Element: Water
Deity: Erzulie
Powers: Lust, love
Magical uses: The ground seeds are added to warmed wine for a quick lust potion. They are also baked into apple pies for a wonderful amatory pastry, and are added to love sachets and incense.
(Source: Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs)

cladinscarlet:

Cardamon (elettario cardamomum)

Gender: Feminine

Planet: Venus

Element: Water

Deity: Erzulie

Powers: Lust, love

Magical uses: The ground seeds are added to warmed wine for a quick lust potion. They are also baked into apple pies for a wonderful amatory pastry, and are added to love sachets and incense.

(Source: Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs)

(via spicespecialist)

cianag:

Either I am turning into the Incredible Hulk, or I have peeled too many cucumbers this morning.
#chef #gardemanger #cucumbers #superhero