Persimmon Pudding (En Sous Vide)

posted in: Cooking, Sweet | 41

The sleeper hit of Thanksgiving were these sultry persimmon puddings. Really they were more like persimmon panna cotta’s since they were so slippery, luscious and texturally succulent. Many of my more fortunate friends across the globe are swimming in persimmons right now. I am not. This is a travesty I would like to correct at some point in my life, but I’ve been told there is little hope if I continue to reside in Seattle.

Persimmons, like kumquats this time of […]

Molecular Gastronomy Hot Ice Cream (+ Hot-Buttered Drinks!)

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This post is going to be a tricky Technicolor dreamcoat to weave. I have a lot to say and I somehow have to tie it all up in a hot ice cream bundle and deliver it to your eyes in a sort of cornucopia fashion since it’s Thanksgiving. You are scratching yourself wondering what hot ice cream has to do with Thanksgiving, no doubt. Well considering the fact that it is currently 26°F and snowing in generally temperate Seattle, if […]

Fried Bucatini Nests on Red Pepper Cream with Bacon & Pumpkin

posted in: Cooking, Savory | 25

If you read that title and you still need convincing, there is probably very little hope for you in life. Go back to your meuslix munching and leave the artery clogging to me. Or maybe you need convincing because you don’t know what a bucatini nest might consist of and you cannot fathom why in Yoda’s name one might fry such a thing. In that case, keep reading and I will initiate you into a world so coveted, so special, […]

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