I had some duck skin and fat left over from some duck, and used it to render out the duck fat. Duck fat has a distinctive and delicious taste. It rivals pork fat in awesomeness.
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
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Szechwan pepper is a common ingredient in Chinese and other Asian dishes. It looks like peppercorns, but is from an entirely different family of plants. It isn't hot like black pepper or chilis, and instead gives a tingle like a mild electrical current, enhancing the pleasure of other flavors.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Gluten free desserts are tricky, especially when they also need to be dairy free. Tonia (who sells cakes on the side) took up the challenge and successfully pulled off this flourless chocolate cake.