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  Topic: The ultimate Bolognese...
ExpatSteve

Replies: 36
Views: 62412

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2009 1:20 pm   Subject: Sauce Bolognese
If you can, grind your own meats, and put them through the grinder twice. Or ask the butcher to do this, it will make a difference in the end product, making it a little finer. Try adding some pance ...
  Topic: Smoked Pork Jowls
ExpatSteve

Replies: 7
Views: 18742

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Sun Mar 01, 2009 1:44 pm   Subject: Pork Cheeks
Hi David,

In Rome, you can find guanciale, or cured pork cheeks, made famous in pasta carbonara and pasta a l'amatriciana. It's not easy to find, and now most everyone uses pancetta or even regula ...
  Topic: Scharffenberger chocolate factory
ExpatSteve

Replies: 6
Views: 14534

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Sun Feb 01, 2009 11:20 am   Subject: John Scharffenberger
I'm a native San Franciscan, now living in the Loire Valley. I knew of John Scharffenberger from Mendocino, as he at that time owned and operated a winery making a very good sparkling wine in the Fre ...
  Topic: Romantic Evening in the City of Light for two and a half.
ExpatSteve

Replies: 84
Views: 138341

PostForum: Paris & France   Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2008 6:30 am   Subject: Romantic Evening in the City of Light for two and a half.
25 - 30. The first one I bought in France in the 1970s and I collected them over the years until I stopped working in downtown San Francisco in the 1990s.
  Topic: Romantic Evening in the City of Light for two and a half.
ExpatSteve

Replies: 84
Views: 138341

PostForum: Paris & France   Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2008 6:40 am   Subject: Romantic Evening in the City of Light for two and a half.
In another life I had to wear a tie every day; but when I changed lives, I could not bring myself to get rid of my Hermes ties. Any ideas of how to use them, other than around my neck?
  Topic: Romantic Evening in the City of Light for two and a half.
ExpatSteve

Replies: 84
Views: 138341

PostForum: Paris & France   Posted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 2:16 pm   Subject: Enlightenment verses Luminescence
Andrew,

Paris is known as the “City of Light” as in enlightened thinking, not the City of Lights as in the bright lights of the Champs Elysées.

Not far from the Place Bastille is a beautif ...
  Topic: Cape Cod
ExpatSteve

Replies: 7
Views: 20102

PostForum: Around the world on a zucchini   Posted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 1:17 pm   Subject: Cape Cod
A nice time can be had by taking a ferry to either Martha's Vineyard or Nantucket. Make sure you try some fried clams, which are very good, and a specialty of "New England." The lobster is overrated ...
  Topic: American foods in Paris
ExpatSteve

Replies: 45
Views: 125690

PostForum: Paris & France   Posted: Sun Jun 22, 2008 11:38 am   Subject: American foods in Paris
A perfect substitute for american cream cheese is a french, fresh cheese readily available at most french supermarkets. It is called "Caprice des Anges" and comes in little diamond-shaped containers. ...
  Topic: Pizza recipes
ExpatSteve

Replies: 12
Views: 20465

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 11:53 am   Subject: Pizza
Hi there,
In my experience, less is better. Half a cup of fresh tomato sauce will do for the entire pizza. Or try peeling and seeding a fresh tomato or two and using cubes of fresh tomato in lieu ...
  Topic: FRITTEDDA (or an ode to the joys of spring)
ExpatSteve

Replies: 3
Views: 14874

PostForum: Recipe Box   Posted: Mon Jun 09, 2008 12:06 pm   Subject: FRITTEDDA (or an ode to the joys of spring)
FRITTEDDA

There are some weeks in spring, between the end of April and beginning of June, when one can find baby artichokes, fresh peas, fava beans, spring onions and new garlic all at their very ...
  Topic: New York-Style Cheesecake Made In France
ExpatSteve

Replies: 3
Views: 19070

PostForum: Recipe Box   Posted: Sun Jun 01, 2008 8:38 am   Subject: New York-Style Cheesecake Made In France
As an expat American living in France, there are some things culinary from home I truly miss. A good burrito for example, or real barbecue. Another on my list for so long was New York-style cheesecake ...
  Topic: What are you currently reading?
ExpatSteve

Replies: 597
Views: 666073

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Sat May 31, 2008 11:52 am   Subject: Currently Reading...
"Love and Louis XIV"
By Antonia Fraser.

A very enjoyable look at the life and times of Louis XIV, told with an eye on the women and relationships in his life, not all of them romantic.
A good h ...
  Topic: Digestion Friendly Food
ExpatSteve

Replies: 17
Views: 28178

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Fri May 30, 2008 11:20 am   Subject: digestion aids
My Italian grandmother advised eating bitter greens like dandelion (in France they are called "pissenlit" which means something entirely different in my thinking) and arugula (roquette). Add these to ...
 
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