While looking through my friends’ posts on Google Reader, I came across my friend S’s shared item on Francois Payard’s Macaron Day NYC 2010. You can also go straight to the source at the official web site, MacaronDayNYC.com. I don’t think she knew of my fascination with these things, having procured 3 (hazelnut, coffee and… Continue reading Macarons Around the Blogosphere and Books
I wish I could have had Alton Brown in my kitchen tonight as I attempted to make my own recipe for chocolate/cardamom burfi. Because he would have explained to me afterwards why my melted chocolate and reduced evaporated milk mixture turned into such an ugly, oily mess. Let’s start at the beginning. The recipe that… Continue reading Kitchen Science As Demonstrated By a Bad Batch of Burfi
Besides food, I love books. Needless to say, I love books about food. Books are probably the first things that I fell in love with growing up. And through my love of books, I developed a love of certain authors. After reading Jonathan Safran Foer’s Everything Is Illuminated, I decided I would read every book… Continue reading "…because the stories that are served with food matter."
When I first started this blog, someone on Facebook asked me if I was trying to be the next “Julie.” For those of you who aren’t sure, she was referring to Julie Powell of Julie & Julia fame. Since I love food so much, naturally I’ve been wanting to see this movie, but since I… Continue reading Books and Brownie Cookies