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Itchin' For Urchin - My Struggle With The Sea

Yesterday I tested my culinary skills by cooking sea egg. What’s a sea egg? I can tell you what it’s not: it’s not an actual egg from a sea turtle – my initial mental image. 481 more words

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WORK UP AN APPETITE BY WALKING TO LOS ANGELES STATE HISTORIC PARK, THEN EAT AT NICK'S CAFE, A CLASSIC AMERICAN DINER IN DTLA

I’ve lived in DTLA for years, and I’ve driven past Nick’s Cafe on North Spring Street dozens of times, but I have never eaten there.  I guess it’s because Nick’s is on the very north end of DTLA, so it has always been a bit out of the way.   319 more words

DTLA

Beachfront @The Pantry

The Pantry, catering to both locals and visitors to Manly Beach has a prime location. So close, the water is less than 50 metres from the restaurant. 434 more words

Nederburg Heritage Heroes - the next chapter in the #OnceUponANederburg story

The Nederburg story is one I was recently introduced to when the wine maker reached out and invited me to a gourmet pairing evening at Gemeli’s Pantry. 440 more words

Events

This weekend I will begin my journey into the world of cured meats, I could not be more excited.

A cooking class has spurred my foray into the world of basement meat (BM).   305 more words

Cooking Class

Apricot, Mango Vinegar

This infusion is more suited for a gastrique/reduction than as a vinegar. It reminds me of apricot jam. When reduced, its thick as honey, the tartness of apricots, the sweetness of mango, and the cleansing punch of ginger makes it ideal for glazing summer fruit tarts. 320 more words

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Apple, Curry, Mint Vinegar

If you’ve been following my posts lately, you’re probably wondering: why is she making all these vinegars? I mean, enough with the vinegars already. Well, truth-be-told, I am setting up a mobile pantry to take on the road. 540 more words

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