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  Topic: Going to Paris - but completely overwhelmed
lee_loreya

Replies: 8
Views: 19030

PostForum: Paris & France   Posted: Fri Jul 28, 2006 2:20 pm   Subject: Going to Paris - but completely overwhelmed
my dear friend you should partake on a sweet promenade on rue bonaparte and spend hours and money savoring the precious pastries and Ladurée and Pierre Hermé. That is my personal pilgrimage everytim ...
  Topic: Favorite "icky" foods
lee_loreya

Replies: 123
Views: 139880

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Wed Jul 26, 2006 9:45 am   Subject: dairy dairy dairy
bread spread with salted butter, honey and emmenthal cheese; grilled; dipped into fruit yoghurt.

Mother used to replace the tomato with sliced apple in "croque monsieur". I was outraged at first, t ...
  Topic: Cooking for a Crowd -- simple recipes requested
lee_loreya

Replies: 13
Views: 23636

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Fri Mar 11, 2005 8:52 am   Subject: Cooking for a Crowd -- simple recipes requested
I could suggest also some big dishes that can be prepared the day before: potatoes are very convenient for this (home made gnocchi
http://www.foodnetwork.com/food/recipes/recipe/0,,FOOD_9936_30011,00 ...
  Topic: microwaves ...do you use for actual cooking?
lee_loreya

Replies: 35
Views: 42746

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Tue Mar 01, 2005 10:16 am   Subject: microwaves ...do you use for actual cooking?
For the popcorn thing, I used to buy something called "Corn to Pop" (??) that you have to put in a pan with some oil and cover it. I thing however that the paper popcorn to put in the microwave is muc ...
  Topic: the most beautiful word in the English language...
lee_loreya

Replies: 30
Views: 51519

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Fri Feb 25, 2005 2:28 pm   Subject: the most beautiful word in the English language...
Oh, I'm glad that you adopted that homeless little word for a week!
yes, cilantro is coriander, just like arugula=rocket salad (less poetic, however). and it has a really powerful scent and taste tha ...
  Topic: the most beautiful word in the English language...
lee_loreya

Replies: 30
Views: 51519

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Fri Feb 25, 2005 12:17 pm   Subject: the most beautiful word in the English language...
(words chosen for the mere sound of it, although the dishes mentionned are fine indeed)
"scalloped"
"butterbeer", "buttermilk"...
"gingerbread"
"eggplant"
"pecan pie"
"cinnamon"
"arugula"
"cil ...
  Topic: It's a wrap!
lee_loreya

Replies: 12
Views: 19664

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Thu Feb 24, 2005 10:29 am   Subject: It's a wrap!
home made wraps (about 6)
200g flour (any kind will do)
pinch of salt
1 T of oil (olive or nut)
any spice (curry, paprika, cumin)

you blend all this together then add enough water to make a dou ...
  Topic: soft food ideas needed please
lee_loreya

Replies: 8
Views: 14067

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Tue Feb 15, 2005 12:44 pm   Subject: soft food ideas needed please
I had braces for five long years so I can relate to your son. Fortunately, after a couple of months, your lips get used to it. When they took my braces off, I was amazed at the smooth contact of my li ...
  Topic: Some sort of recipe needed : Oven Roasted Peppers
lee_loreya

Replies: 20
Views: 30310

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Thu Feb 10, 2005 10:41 pm   Subject: Some sort of recipe needed : Oven Roasted Peppers
I actually bake the potatoes pierced AND wrapped in foil : I read in some special 'taters recipe book that this way, the carb cells (don't know the word for this....in french it's amidon) crawl out fr ...
  Topic: Some sort of recipe needed : Oven Roasted Peppers
lee_loreya

Replies: 20
Views: 30310

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Thu Feb 10, 2005 3:25 pm   Subject: Some sort of recipe needed : Oven Roasted Peppers
Thanks for both your advice.

The roast pepper pate recipe looks quite good (a good change from hummus as a dip).

I'd love to own a torch, especially for its more common use: crème brûlée.
  Topic: Some sort of recipe needed : Oven Roasted Peppers
lee_loreya

Replies: 20
Views: 30310

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Thu Feb 10, 2005 10:50 am   Subject: Some sort of recipe needed : Oven Roasted Peppers
Hi anyone reading this.

I am thinking of making those antipasti kind peppers that you bake in the oven at a low temperature for quite a while and then marinate them in some oil/vinegar mixture.
I' ...
  Topic: favorite snack foods
lee_loreya

Replies: 31
Views: 49073

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Sun Feb 06, 2005 11:58 am   Subject: favorite snack foods
I love specialty breads as a snack, with all kinds of fillings: cinnamon, raisins, nuts, olives, dried plums, pumpernickel seeds, linseed, cheese, herbs; and in every available form (bagel, english mu ...
  Topic: Czech, Slovak and Hungarian quisine
lee_loreya

Replies: 44
Views: 57743

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Wed Feb 02, 2005 10:05 am   Subject: Czech, Slovak and Hungarian quisine
I am hungarian, born in Budapest but left it when I was five years old. I return once or twice a year to see my grandmothers so hungarian tastes are really my madeleine.

Among my favorite dishes a ...
  Topic: What would you do with 18 Thursdays in Paris?
lee_loreya

Replies: 6
Views: 11450

PostForum: Paris & France   Posted: Tue Feb 01, 2005 10:45 am   Subject: What would you do with 18 Thursdays in Paris?
I've never been to the huge department stores such as Colette or Le Bon Marché and I could probably stay there all day.
The Pere Lachaise Cemetary offers very interesting visits and you can pay homm ...
  Topic: The Price of Bread
lee_loreya

Replies: 17
Views: 30718

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Tue Jan 25, 2005 11:40 am   Subject: The Price of Bread
Sarape>>> did you buy that in a bakery? because i'm not used to see many real french-type bakeries in budapest. What I love is the "zsemle" and the "kifli" those little round and crescent sha ...
 
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