I Love Cooking and Travel

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    And Wherever I Go...

    ...I visit the grocery store. There is always something local that you cannot get anywhere else. Like Rhode Island for Eclipse Coffee Syrup. The Netherlands for Advocat Ice Cream. What's your fave?
    warmwhisper warmwhisper
    46-50, F
    Jun 5, 2010

    Simple Is Best

    traveling through France last year I stopped at a wayside inn. The owner asked if I wanted lunch. I said yes and off he went. I assumed he'd gone for the menus but 10 mins later he appeared with bowls of French Onion Soup, then he served up a chicken casserole and provided...
    stevester stevester
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jan 31, 2009

    Your Fav Restaurant

    So what is your fav restaurant you've gone to whilst travelling? I am torn between a restaurant called "La Procop" in Paris and Rick Steins restaurant in Cornwall, England. The first one was very haute cuisine and the other more bistro but the best fish i've eaten...
    stevester stevester
    46-50, M
    1 Response Feb 3, 2009

    Pasta Carbonara

    Mix four eggs with 30 grams grated parmesan. black pepper. Fry some pancetta/bacon until crisp. Boil spaghetti until al dente. Drain pasta and toss in egg mix and bacon. Heat of pasta will cook eggs. Add another 30 grams of parmesa and serve immediately with sprinkle of parsley...
    stevester stevester
    46-50, M
    Oct 6, 2009

    Bon Appetit

    Keith Floyd is dead. I am sorry. In an act of televisual prescience a documentary where Keith Allen met Keith Floyd was aired the day before he died. Floyd was 65 but looked a hell of a lot older. He was using a cane to walk and his voice had the husky rasp of someone with...
    stevester stevester
    46-50, M
    Sep 16, 2009

    i am a good cook...

    I am a good cook i make Japanese , French , Spanish and Italian. i would love to  make many exquisite dishes for friends. Because, i  have a special  talents for "Sense of taste"   and i also  love to  Travel    ...
    HAL9001 HAL9001
    36-40, M
    7 Responses Jan 31, 2009

    Only Where They Are Known For Their Food

    I have decided that I will never again vacation anywhere that does not have food pride. Any location with a haphazard or casual or absent concept of the importance of food has to be taken off the list of "places I want to visit," simply because going there means I didn't go...
    auroramaru auroramaru
    46-50, F
    Apr 5, 2012
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