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On the significance of food

Two of each kind of the dollar oysters. Yes to the drink special…A winter sangria. A salad of radicio and pork cracklings. It’s a special decadence to eat well, to be served. It’s a touch of sin to spend money

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On the significance of food

Two of each kind of the dollar oysters. Yes to the drink special…A winter sangria. A salad of radicio and pork cracklings. It’s a special decadence to eat well, to be served. It’s a touch of sin to spend money

On a do nothing day

I made hollandaise from scratch, poached eggs, and sauteed greens and put it all on sourdough toast. I drank cappucino made lovingly in the oh-so-cluttered kitchen. I did not do the dishes. I went back to bed. I woke up

On a do nothing day

I made hollandaise from scratch, poached eggs, and sauteed greens and put it all on sourdough toast. I drank cappucino made lovingly in the oh-so-cluttered kitchen. I did not do the dishes. I went back to bed. I woke up

cheese

At this point I’m as normal as I was, except for the need for naps every two to three hours. So this morning Liz picked me up to head to the public market with our dear friend, Sylvie (who happens

cheese

At this point I’m as normal as I was, except for the need for naps every two to three hours. So this morning Liz picked me up to head to the public market with our dear friend, Sylvie (who happens

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creme brulee

Connor requested creme brulee for his birthday dessert. Crazy simple, really. Simmer 1 quart of heavy cream plus flavoring (in this case 1 tablespoon vanilla) to just boiling. Turn off and let rest. In the meantime, whisk 6 egg yolks

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creme brulee

Connor requested creme brulee for his birthday dessert. Crazy simple, really. Simmer 1 quart of heavy cream plus flavoring (in this case 1 tablespoon vanilla) to just boiling. Turn off and let rest. In the meantime, whisk 6 egg yolks

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Like Food for Pinay

…as opposed to Pinoy …as opposed to “Like Water for Chocolate“…for any of those who don’t get any of these references, nvm. Clearly, mom is here. Breakfast of tocino and rice. Yesterday was champorado and bacon. In the fridge are

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Like Food for Pinay

…as opposed to Pinoy …as opposed to “Like Water for Chocolate“…for any of those who don’t get any of these references, nvm. Clearly, mom is here. Breakfast of tocino and rice. Yesterday was champorado and bacon. In the fridge are

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(mom’s) Tocino

Marinade: Brown sugar Garlic A little vinegar Soy Sauce Freshly ground pepper Marinate pork for a few days. Same deal with beef, but in which case you’d have Tapa.

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(mom’s) Tocino

Marinade: Brown sugar Garlic A little vinegar Soy Sauce Freshly ground pepper Marinate pork for a few days. Same deal with beef, but in which case you’d have Tapa.