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Food: Coca-Cola Caviar

Spherification. What? Spherification. Oh! Yes. I wanted to try out the spherification techniques used by high end restaurants and gastro-pubs to encapsulate a little bit of liquid in a thin, gelatin-like layer. The end result is something that looks like fish roe or caviar depending on the base liquid.

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Review: Adour’s Macarons-a-Porter

*** UPDATE: Salon.com makes mention of macarons being the “heirs apparent to the cupcake” in their article on food fads*** Macarons are defined from wikipedia as The word macaroon is applied to a variety of light, baked confections, described as either small cakes or meringue-like cookies depending on their consistency. The original macaroon was a […]

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Food: Creme Brulee for 40

As a dessert to follow the great chili pot of 2010, I decided to make creme brulee servings for 40 people. Creme brulee is easily one of the most consistent desserts I make, but to make it for 40 – I encountered some problems. the first was the 40 servings – I only had about […]

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Recipe: Nutella Crisps

Another simple dessert that is a crowd pleaser involves two things people love: deep fried foods, and hazelnut chocolate (aka nutella). My buddy brigham from school and I decided to try making this and it turned out great, so I thought I’d share it with you. Its really really easy. you just need the following: […]

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Recipe: Deep-fried Oreo

Although there is always the great carnival food stand-bys like cotton candy, kettle corn, and funnel cake, but there has been more and more talk about the unique deep-fried treats too. Deep-fried snickers bar, deep-fried twinkies, and deep-fried oreos have shown up at fairs/carnivals, rivalling the all-time boss of fair-food: pork rinds. So I got […]

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