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Entries from September 2005

Food links

September 30th, 2005 · Comments Off

The Lapjuicer What you get when you ask Royal College of Art students to redesign a food processor.

A drum kit made of cheese. “Possibly the Dutchest thing ever.”

Pol Pot menu too much to swallow in Cambodia “A new Cambodian cafe is offering diners a slice of life under the Khmer Rouge, with a menu featuring rice-water and leaves, and waitresses dressed in the black fatigues worn by Pol Pot’s ultra-Maoist guerrillas.”

It’s time again for the Turkey Testicle Festival – Oct. 8th! If you can’t make it, at least listen to the song.

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Tags: Food News and Links

More food blogs

September 21st, 2005 · Comments Off

Food blogs with a theme.The Art of the Buffet “OR All You Can Eat is Not a Challenge”Baking low fatThe Breakfast Bowl “Cereal! This blog is about our favorite breakfast food, and the important role that it plays in our culture. Special attention will be given to cereal news, and to the marketing of cereals through memorable characters, creative boxes, and attractive promotions.”Crash Test Kitchen Not just a blog, but a vlog! (video blog).eggbaconchipsandbeans Done by the same guy who does a good place for a cup of tea and a think.french wine a day “A great french wine, everyday”Global Gastronomy “Recipes and information about food around the world” Alphabetically by country.Liquor Snob – News and tips on all things alcoholic, including beer and wine, breathalyzers, cocktails and spirits; plus drink recipes, booze reviews and more. All the news that’s fit to drink.

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Tags: Food Blogs

Food blogs from around the world

September 21st, 2005 · Comments Off

Don’t fret if you’ve asked to be included, and haven’t yet. I’m breaking down new food blogs I’ve found and all the requests to make more thematic posts. Here are some international, English-speaking food blogs. Most of these courtesy of World on a Plate’s International World of Food Blogs

An endless banquet Montreal.

Café of the East China.

Confessions of a serial griller England.

80 Breakfasts Manila, Philippines

A Few of My Favourite Things! Melbourne, Australia.

The Food Palate Previously known as Writing On A Paper Napkin. Sydney.

Kate Hill’s French Kitchen Adventures “Think of Mark Twain-in an apron, traveling the canals and rivers of France, looking for the behind-the-scenes stories of good French food.” What a great life.

(Lima) Beans and Delhi Cha(a)t “All things FOOD from Peru and India.”

Nancyland Vancouver BC.

Pacific Palate Pacific Coast of British Columbia.

Only Slightly Pretentious Food Singapore.

Over a Tuscan Stove Certaldo, Italy.

Sydney Food Diary “One couple’s quest to eat their way through Sydney, Australia.”

Without Garnish Pasadena, California.

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Food Blogs

September 15th, 2005 · Comments Off

Catching up on more blogs for the food blog list.Algerian Cuisine Cuisine AlgerienneBalmy Duck reviews of box cake mixes.Big Sweet Tooth Chicago.Chilepepper and spice “Spice up your life!” Linghem, Sweden.Eats and Giggles LA.The Flying Apple Vienna, Austria.Food by JudeEpiculinary Chicago.Exclusively Food Australia.The Holy Crepe “Our aim is to provide weekly commentary on the food world, and whatever other worlds intersect. We also seek to lower the quality of discourse on food commentary in general.Indy Foodie “Dedicated to the city with more chain restaurants than you can shake a stick at (what does that mean anyway?) I will be sharing my thoughts on cooking, dining, and just about whatever I feel like.”In Praise of Sardines San Francisco.Lick The SpoonThe Modern Babylon “A miscellaneous catalogue of unscrupulous chicaneries.” London.Mona’s Apple “A poor girl’s guide to NYC restaurants, a NYC restaurant blog, a collection of rants and raves on the NYC dining experience.”Pork CracklinsNot As Good As Pork CracklinsTomatom Melbourne.s’kat and the food “It’s all about the food in the ‘blues’… yes, that exciting culinary niche of Virginia known as Newport News.”SlashfoodVeggie Way Algiers, Algeria.The Wednesday Chef “A Food Section Face-Off” “…borne out of my spending too much time searching fruitlessly for reliable information on the recipes published each Wednesday in the food sections of the New York Times and the L. A. Times. Do the recipes really work? Which food writer has the best ideas? Is the newspapers’ feud for “Best Food Section in America” just in my imagination, or do they compete with each other from week to week?”Zen Foodism San Diego.

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Botanical Edibles

September 14th, 2005 · Comments Off

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted any food pictures, so here are some pictures of pretty food I took at the Chicago Botanical Garden’s Fruit and Vegetable Island



okra flower
Okra flower.



red cabbage

Susan Goss
Susan Goss from the West Town Tavern shows us a seedless, rindless watermelon during her presentation for the Great Chef Series. The melon is a PureHeart. Other Dulcinea products, depending on your outlook, are either perfected or over-engineered fruit. It was tasty and very sweet.

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Tags: Veggie Recipes