Friday Food Links and Yummy Recipes (May 7)

7 May
2010

It’s Friday. That means it’s time for food!  This week we have the list of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants, a thing or two about Food Styling, Things You Should Know About Pizza and of course a slue of recipes for you to test. Enjoy!

FOOD STYLING BY DELORES CUSTER

    Food Styling tips…

  • 1. Tampons (known as T-28s in the food styling biz) produce localized steam. Soak them in water, zap in the microwave and bury them behind food.
  • 2. Use a heat torch to re-melt the chocolate chips in a cookie so they look freshly-baked but have the firm structure of a cooled cookie.

Read whole article: laweekly

14 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT PIZZA

14 Things You Should Know About Pizza
Via: Online Schools.org

WORLD’S 50 BEST RESTAURANTS

World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2010 have been announced. The list is the result of an extensive poll of the world’s most celebrated chefs, renowned food critics, leading restaurateurs and well-travelled gourmands – collectively they are The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy. The list creates tremendous debate – and it’s meant to. What makes the best dining experience to one person will be different for another.

Have you eaten in any of these restaurants?

FOUR WAYS TO CLEAN FRESH HERBS

HOW TO MAKE GUACAMOLE WITH CHEF IVY STARK FROM DOS CAMINOS NYC

We’ve have eaten at Dos Caminos in New York City and their guacamole is superb.

Here is the recipe:

  • Ingredients
  • 2 Tablespoons finely chopped Cilantro leaves
  • 2 Teaspoon finely chopped white onion
  • 2 Teaspoons minced Jalapeno or Serrano (or a mix)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 2 Large avocados, peeled and seeded.
  • Stark recommends California Haas avocados.
  • 2 Tablespoons finely chopped plum tomato (cored and seeded)
  • 2 Teaspoons fresh lime juice.

Procedure

1. Add 1 tablespoon of cilantro, 1 teaspoon each of onion and the minced chili, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt to a medium bowl or a mortar. Mash together with spoon or pestle until a paste is formed.

2. Dice avocado and gently fold into the paste, leaving some chunks.

3. Add the remaining cilantro, onions, and chilies, and continue to mix.

4. Squeeze fresh lime juice over

via seriouseats

VEGETABLE BALLS IN HOT GARLIC SAUCE

An Indo-Chinese recipe.

PEA OMELET WITH MINT AND MASCARPONE

LEMON-CHIVE ASPARAGUS RISOTTO

MOCK EGG SALAD


SUMMER GAZPACHO

VEGETABLE FLATBREAD


GRILLED PINEAPPLE SALSA

CINNAMONY STRAWBERRY PRESERVES

And two types of Banana Pancakes…

BANANAS FOSTER PANCAKES

BANANA YOGURT PANCAKES


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