Duck

    Breakfast

    … myself in check. Al if your listening QG8. I've been obsessed with steaming eggs, this time using my thermomix so I might be more precise with the timing. Six minutes thirty of steam time - and a shell which is easier to peel and semi solid white and runny yolk every time. Thanks to salt and refrigeration I still have a few small pieces of three year old guanciale, sliced thin and baked in the oven, they are still remarkably piggy and pleasing. http://feeds.feedburner.com/WinoSapien Click here for the original context…

    1 readers - By Wino sapien

    HAHNDORF HILL: GREEN AND BLUE KILLERS

    … of concentrate. It makes me yearn for cold-smoked pork belly or tea-smoked duck. Gotta take a bottle round to visit Cheong. And that very elegance and fleeting delight will have us raving straight through an entire blissful dish. If Cheong's in China or somewhere that appreciates him more than this petty burg does, a kassler from Max Noske's splendid Hahndorf…

    3 readers - By Philip White/ drinkster

    Thursday Sips & Nibbles

    … lemon, pomegranate sumac Adelsheim Auxerrois, Chehalem Mountains, 2012 FIRST COURSE Hazelnut Dusted Trout (spaghetti squash, golden raisin, warm hazelnut apple vinaigrette) Adelsheim “Bryan Creek Vineyard” Pinot Blanc, Chehalem Mountains, 2012 Adelsheim Chardonnay, Willamette Valley, 2012 SECOND COURSE Long Island Duck (chestnut spaetzle, lightly…

    6 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

    WBC 2014 and the Wine Blog Awards – Part 2

    … a coincidence, it looks, walks and smells like a duck raised on a dung heap. This isn’t the first time Amy has told the WBC its awards were not being spread around even though the number of actual wine blogs was increasing exponentially. You see Amy was on an advisory panel for the WBC and was a big proponent on limiting winners to two years, as to give…

    9 readers - By Joe Power/ Another Wine Blog

    Harvest in full swing in California wine country

    … Harvest in full swing in California wine country Harvest in full swing in California wine country Harvest is in full swing in California wine country and will continue until early October. It could be longer if the weather cools below the normal for the year. Following is a description of a crew harvesting a small vineyard at the Limerick Lane…

    5 readers - By Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getaways

    Red cooked duck breast

    … but tonight a pair of duck breasts. How? To the still cool master stock add a pair of breasts and bring to the boil. Once bubbling turn the heat off and leave the meat to finish for an hour or two. Just before dinner remove the meat and pat the skin dry before colouring and rendering the skin in a hot pan. The skin will darken very quickly from…

    1 readers - By Wino sapien

    Pappo

    … with blown-up pictures of water droplets. It was sleek and cozy at the same time with welcoming, speedy service from the servers and kitchen. I don’t have the particulars of my husband’s meal, not having expected to do a review that evening, but it was essentially a duck leg from Liberty Ranch with roasted root vegetables and broccolini. Insert my…