Ok – was it just me or did this week seem extra fast? Got to love holiday Monday’s! Now for some stuff to keep you entertained for a minute or two this Friday. Up first – the Culinary Word A Day’s!

Condiment – a broad term for a preparation (herb, relish, sauce or spice) used to enhance the flavour of a dish.

Salmagundi – a dish of cooked meats, anchovies, onions, eggs and vegetables on lettuce with vinaigrette.

Okra – a plant of the mallow family eaten as a vegetable and also used to thicken soups and stews.

Ghee – Clarified butter made from the milk of a buffalo or cow, used in Indian cooking.

Absinthe – bitter green liqueur of distilled wine mixed with oil of wormwood, anise and herbs. Years ago, it was banned in several countries because it was thought to spark violent crimes and social disorder.

Pomelo – The largest of the citrus fruits, with a thick yellow skin and bitter pulp that resembles grapefruit in flavor.

Paring Knife – A small knife used mainly for peeling fruits and vegetables.

Waldo Egg

 

If it is on the net it *must* be true… or at least fun.

Surprisingly non-vegetarian foods. I knew about some of these, but nerds, really?!?

Can’t wait for food truck season?? Here is a little sneak peak!

Need something to do with those left over Easter chocolates?? Lyne at the Twisted Chef has a kick ass cupcake recipe!

Wolfgang Puck’s greatest story ever…

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