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- Exotic Meat Market.com Exotic Meat market invites you to celebrate life with their exotic wild game meats, the product of their passion and dreams.
- Hop Woo Chinese cuisine extraordinaire in Los Angeles’ Chinatown district
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Tag Archives: sugar
Maple Leaf Rag
Cabane à sucre (sugar shack) Québec Province, Northern New England Unless you were whelped and spent your formative years in the northern extremities of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont or in lower Québec Province, being misinformed as to what a … Continue reading
Posted in Montréal, New England, Québec, Saint Nicolas Tagged Au Pied du Cochon, Aunt Jemima, baked beans, cabane a sucre, Cafe Buade, chicharrón, corn, corn syrup, Coureur des Bois, crepes, egg, Eggspectation, érablière, Erabliere du Cap, Ernie Barnes, foie gras, Gilles Gosselin, ham, high fructose, Jean-Talon, Jimmy Gilmer, L' Érablière du Cap, Les Délices de l'Érable, lobster, Log Cabin, Maine, maple, Marche, Marche du Vieux-Port, Marche Jean-Talon, Martin Picard, meat pie, Montreal, Mrs. Butterworth, New England, New Hampshire, Nouvelle-France, omelet, oreilles de crisse, pancakes, pork rind, potatoes, pouding chômeur, Quebec, Québecers, Saint Nicolas, sap, sausage, squirrel, St-Nicolas, sugar, sugar bush, sugar house, sugar pie, sugar shack, syrup, table d'hôtepea soup, taffee, tap, tire d'érable, toffee, tourtière, Vermont, wooden spoons Comments Off on Maple Leaf Rag
Irish coffee First off, there is no Sean Valdez hand picking the finest beans in the coffee plantations along the Twelve Bens with his faithful Irish Draught horse. Irish coffee is a somewhat modern libation, invented in Ireland in the … Continue reading
Posted in Ireland, San Francisco Tagged Buena Vista, Buena Vista Café, Bushmill's Irish Whiskey, cable car, Caifé Gaelach, chef, County Limerick, cream, Foynes, Gaelic, Hyde and Beach Streets, Irish, Irish coffee, Joe Sheridan, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Francisco Chronicle, Shannon Airport, Stanton Delaplane, sugar, Tom Bergin's, whiskey, whisky Comments Off on McCafe
Fellowship of the Ring
Rosca de Reyes Mexico I was aware of the tradition of the King Cake, a Mardi Gras staple decorated with familiar gold, green and purple icing and hiding a tiny plastic baby Jesus like some confectionary Cracker Jack pastry where … Continue reading
Posted in Mexico, Trippy Food (Tasty flora and fauna) Tagged Alex Peña, Bakemark, Bakery, bolillos, breadRosca de Reyes, Brioche des Rois, butter, CA, California, Candlemas, Catholic, cherries, chocolate, Christmas, cinnamon, conchas, corn, December, Día de La Candelaria, egg, Epiphany, Fat Tuesday, February, figs, flour, green apple, guava, Herod, January, Jesus, King, King Cake, Kings' Ring, L.A., LA, La Morenita, Los Angeles, Maraschino, Mardi Gras, masa, Mexican, Mexico, pan dulce, panettone, paste, plastic baby, proofer, quince, ring, shortening, sugar, syrup, tamales, tradition, wise men 7 Comments
Yo Ho Ho and A Bottle of Rum
Rum Tasting I have to admit I don’t know much about rum, although I try to avoid rum in bottles with pictures of pirates or bats on the label or in opaque bottles that appear to be hiding something evil. … Continue reading
Posted in Trippy Happenings (Events) Tagged Abuelo Gran Reserva, Art Edition, Bakery, Barbados, barrels, blend, cake, cane, Castro, Costa Rica, Cuba, Daniel Ceballos, Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva, distillate, Dominican Republic, Flor de Caña, Gran Reserve, Guatemala, Jack Sparrow, La Morenita, Matusalem Gran Reserva, Mexico, Mocambo, molasses, Mount Gay, Nicaragua, Old Monk, Panama, Puerto Rico, Real Rum Drinkers, Ron Botran Solera 1893, Ron Centenario Reserva, Ron del Barrilito, Royal Navy, rum, sugar, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, Victor Hoyos, Zaya Gran Reserva 11 Comments
Lucia, You Got Some ‘Splaining To Do
SWEA Swedish Christmas Fair Shrine Expo Center, Los Angeles California Back in 1979, Manhattan Beach, California resident Agneta Nilsson decided to host a Christmas celebration in her home for Swedish friends and relatives. The event became so popular that it … Continue reading
Posted in Trippy Happenings (Events) Tagged Agneta Nilsson, Allen DeRico, Andreas Volmefjord, CA, California, cardamom, cheese, chef, Christmas Fair, cinnamon, cloves, coffee, Emma Ejwertz, flatbread, frestelse, glögg, gravlax, Hans Holbein, herring, Janssons, knäckebröd, LA, lingonberry, Los Angeles, meatballs, potatoes, Saint Lucy, Santa Lucia, Shrine Auditorium, Shrine Expo Center, sugar, SWEA, Sweden, Swedish, Swedish Women's Educational Association, temptation, Teodoro Cottrau, Västerbotten, Volmefiord Catering, wieners, wine, Zoégas Comments Off on Lucia, You Got Some ‘Splaining To Do