Category Archives: Onions

Food, Patina and a Famous Belgian

“I arrived in the USA as an immigrant in 1948 pretty much on the eve of Thanksgiving and my first feast was such a meal. I did not understand the combination of all the elements, all were foreign to a … Continue reading

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Posted in American Dishes, Asparagus, Aubergine, Basil, Basilicata, Belgian Cooking, Best Pasta, Black Peppercorns, Blue Collar Gastronomy, Bread, Burgundy, Chicken, Citrus Fruit, Classic Rice Dishes, DOP Basilico Genovese, Emilia-Romagna, Escargots, Farmers Markets, Food travel, French Markets, French Regional Foods, Fruits Glace, Game, Good Potatoes, Graisse d'oie and Confit de Canard, Great Chefs, Hen's and Bantam's Eggs, Ingredients, Kitchen Equipment, Lamb & Mutton, Ligurian, Memories, No Compromise Shopping, Nonna's Cooking, Offal, Onions, Origins of our food, peasant cooking, Perfect Eggs, Pesto alla Genovese, Pesto alla Genovese, Poulet, Poulet de Bresse, Poulet de Bresse, Poulet Fermier, Puglia / Apulia, Pugliese, Real Italy, Rice, Richard Olney, Risotto, Sout West France Cuisine, South West French Cuisine, Southern Italy, Terroir, The Food Business, The Good Cook Series, Tomato Sauce for Pasta, Wild Funghi | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Deh-Ta Hsiung – The Quiet Revolutionary

When Deh-Ta Hsiung walked down the gangway of the P&O  SS ‘Corfu’ and came ashore at Tilbury on Boxing Day in 1949, he was young man arriving in the right place at the right time. He was just 17 and that time … Continue reading

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Posted in Alcohol, Burgundy, Chicken, Classic Rice Dishes, Dim-Sum, Fish, Food Influencers, Foraging, Game, Ginger, London Dining, Memories, Onions, Pork, Real Chinese Cooking, Rice, Traditions at Table, Vinegars, Wines | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Mobile Speck Knodel & Strudel

After 15 or more years working in high pressure restaurant kitchens, with their long hours and back-to-back shifts, Franz Schinagl knew he had to break free from his last posting as chef at Asia de Cuba. “As exciting as it was, I became so thin and … Continue reading

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Posted in Alcohol, Austrian Cooking, Beef, Black Peppercorns, Blue Collar Gastronomy, Bread, Curing and Smoking, Good Potatoes, Onions, Pork, Rare Roast Sirloin, Salad, Simple Food, Slicing Machine, Stocks and Stock Making, Veal, Wines | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments