It’s not quite eggs obstaculos

But it’s very good none the less.
It’s an omelette cooked in a bit of chili fat and beer.
The fat is actually sausage grease from the chili bangers I cooked last week, and the beer is the 3 oz that I didn’t finish last night.
A bit of chopped broccoli, onion and tomato, sautéed in the grease, then poached in the beer whilst pouring a mix of egg, yogurt and Grey Poupon over the top.
The mustard and chili give it just enough bite. The yogurt makes it fluff up nicely, and the beer brings out some nice flavours all round.

Post 618 by dglp

Published on November 20, 2010 ~ 02:58 PM

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It Tastes of Leek

As it should, given that it’s made mainly of leeks, plus a bit of tarragon, a clove of garlic, a potato, 4 apples from the Chamberlain garden, some raisins, and a glass of beer.


The sliced leeks, clove of garlic, and teaspoon of dried tarragon


The apples, remaining beer, butter off to the right.


Part way through the cooking, apples still have some way to go.


Apples have cooked down. I added some raisins, and some chunks of leek. It’s delicious at this point and could have been served as a vegetable side dish.


But I went further, adding more water, caramelising the leeks, the pureeing the lot. A day later, it still tastes of leek, but the flavour of the apples is really beginning to come out. I’m wondering if I should add some additional spices: turmeric, clove, allspice.

Post 617 by dglp

Published on November 14, 2010 ~ 10:18 PM

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This is Uptown

…and this is downtown

But it’s less than the whole truth. It’s a scrap of waiting-to-be-developed land just east of the commercial core. It sets up a great contrast between the aspirational pretension of the Masshouse apartment block and the commercial glitz of Selfridge’s.

It represents a different kind of space set into the urban fabric.

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Post 606 by dglp

Published on November 7, 2010 ~ 11:48 AM

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