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Sauce Cake

victoria  —  August 4, 2004 — Leave a comment

I have seen many different versions of this and made two, one from a kids’ cookbook that is a chocolate version that just isn’t chocolaty enough and the Nigella version. Here’s my conflagration of the two:

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Cooking successes

victoria  —  August 4, 2004 — Leave a comment

We had friends over on Saturday for the previously mentioned black rice dish (which is actually from Forever Summer and not Nigella Bites). It was perfect, in taste, in texture, in presentation. I want to run right out and buy some more to see what else we can do with it.

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This weekend our experimenting turns to black rice. It isn’t dyed with squid ink or anything. It’s really that color.

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I have a serious addiction to scones, in all their permutations (outside of the brickbat leaden ones, of course).

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It has become a tradition at my mom’s house to make waffles and bacon every Sunday morning.

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Her name was Zola

keifel  —  June 5, 2004 — Leave a comment

Earlier this week we were speaking online and he informed us he was coming and suggested we find somewhere good to eat that had a fairly descent wine list. Being pauperised we didn’t have any immediate experience with such an establishment, but vic asked around the office and the unanimous recommendation was Zola.

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Linkaliscious

victoria  —  May 26, 2004 — Leave a comment

A few of my favorite food blogs and culinaria-type websites. Bon appetit!

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Today, I have been staring down a bag of canistrelli al’anis, which as it turns out is a hard little pillow of French goodness.

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Dream kitchens

victoria  —  March 19, 2004 — Leave a comment

I read four or five cooking magazines a month and they always have kitchenporn in them: kitchens that look like movie sets or stadiums with acres of counter space, islands of rare tropical woods, granite or marble countertops, appliances that cost as much as a luxury car and every surface is decorated to within an inch of its life, also known as kitchens in which no one ever cooks.

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vic’s entire posture changes in the kitchen, she is assertive and completely in charge. watching her cook is a joy to behold. nigella, alton, yan, that ‘bam’ guy; pshaw, none of them hold a candle. well maybe nigella, but that’s just a tiny bath candle. she is truly goddess and mistress of her domain. her technique is amazing. from the careful preparation of ingredients to actually cooking, everything is done with precision and skill. i’ve seen a lot of the stuff that’s done on the food network but to sit in your own kitchen and experience it, is amazing.

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