31 Aug2015

 

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Mrs. MM and I were at the “Maarte Fair” at the Rockwell tent over the weekend, and I was thrilled to find so many beautifully made local products.

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POSTED IN: General, Other Food Products, Kitchen Equipment, Etc., Tabletop

31 Aug2015

 

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Last year, whilst shopping in an obscure spice shop in a local neighborhood of Cape Town, I got what I thought was a “mother lode” of vanilla — beautiful, plump, moist and amazingly fragrant beans from Madagascar, one of the premium sources of some of the world’s best vanilla bean.

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POSTED IN: General, Other Food Products, Kitchen Equipment, Etc.

30 Aug2015

Philippine Grown Figs?

by Marketman
 

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I love figs.

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POSTED IN: Fruit, General

24 Aug2015

G. Detou, Paris

by Marketman
 

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If you bake a lot, curious about all things ingredient wise, just like food shops or are into sweets, this is one shop you SHOULD NOT MISS when in Paris.

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POSTED IN: General, Markets, Food stores & Provedores

23 Aug2015

 

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There are several dishes that I simply have never mastered to the point that I was satisfied to write and publish a good recipe for it.

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POSTED IN: General, Main Courses, Meat, Pork

20 Aug2015

JB to inspire JB…

by Marketman
 

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It’s my 51st birthday today.

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POSTED IN: General

18 Aug2015

 

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If you told me ANY patisserie and caterer had managed to last 285 years in the same storefront, I would have guessed you were bluffing.

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POSTED IN: General, Markets, Food stores & Provedores, Travel & Leisure

18 Aug2015

 

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A friend who visits Paris often recommended Semilla, on rue de Seine, Saint Germain.

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POSTED IN: General, Restaurant Meals, Travel & Leisure

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