Saturday, August 30, 2008

Omnivore Hundred

I saw this on Just Hungry and couldn't resist:

The Omnivore’s Hundred
1) Copy this list into your blog or journal, including these instructions.
2) Bold all the items you’ve eaten.
3) Cross out any items that you would never consider eating. (I’ve marked ones I really love in red)
4) Optional extra: Post a comment at Very Good Taste linking to your results.

So, here I present…
The Just Hungry Omnivore’s Hundred

1. Venison
2. Nettle tea
3. Huevos rancheros
4. Steak tartare
5. Crocodile
6. Black pudding (if this is the same as morcilla (blood sausage) then heck yeah!
7. Cheese fondue
8. Carp
9. Borscht
10. Baba ghanoush
11. Calamari
12. Pho
13. PB&J sandwich
14. Aloo gobi
15. Hot dog from a street cart (especially in front of the MMA)
16. Epoisses
17. Black truffle (no but I am dying to try this before I die)
18. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes
19. Steamed pork buns
20. Pistachio ice cream
21. Heirloom tomatoes
22. Fresh wild berries
23. Foie gras
24. Rice and beans
25. Brawn, or head cheese
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper
27. Dulce de leche
28. Oysters
29. Baklava
30. Bagna cauda
31. Wasabi peas
32. Clam chowder in a sourdough bowl
33. Salted lassi
34. Sauerkraut
35. Root beer float
36. Cognac with a fat cigar
37. Clotted cream tea
38. Vodka jelly/Jell-O
39. Gumbo
40. Oxtail
41. Curried goat
42. Whole insects
43. Phaal
44. Goat’s milk
45. Malt whisky from a bottle worth £60/$120 or more
46. Fugu
47. Chicken tikka masala
48. Eel
49. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut
50. Sea urchin
51. Prickly pear
52. Umeboshi
53. Abalone
54. Paneer
55. McDonald’s Big Mac Meal
56. Spaetzle
57. Dirty gin martini
58. Beer above 8% ABV
59. Poutine
60. Carob chips
61. S’mores
62. Sweetbreads
63. Kaolin
64. Currywurst
65. Durian
66. Frogs’ legs
67. Beignets, churros, elephant ears or funnel cake
68. Haggis
69. Fried plantain
70. Chitterlings, or andouillette
71. Gazpacho
72. Caviar and blini
73. Louche absinthe
74. Gjetost, or brunost
75. Roadkill
76. Baijiu
77. Hostess Fruit Pie
78. Snail
79. Lapsang souchong
80. Bellini
81. Tom yum
82. Eggs Benedict
83. Pocky
84. Tasting menu at a three-Michelin-star restaurant.
85. Kobe beef
86. Hare
87. Goulash
88. Flowers
89. Horse
90. Criollo chocolate
91. Spam
92. Soft shell crab
93. Rose harissa
94. Catfish
95. Mole poblano
96. Bagel and lox
97. Lobster Thermidor
98. Polenta
99. Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee
100. Snake

Saturday, August 16, 2008

...and speaking of "No Reservations"

Movie poster
I watched a delightful movie about food the other evening. It was No Reservations starring Cathedrine Zeta-Jones and Aaron Eckhart (recently of Dark Knight fame).

No Reservations Site You can watch the trailer and even download their favorite recipes there.

Sunday, August 3, 2008

WOW Grinds

Tasty Island shared a new site for Hawaii lovers of good food.

Be sure to check out WOW Grinds where you can get the real lowdown on good eating in Hawaii.

Supporting Our Troops and Robert Irvine

Chef Robert

I enjoyed watching Chef Robert Irvine on the TV Food Network's Dinner: Impossible. I know I have seen him somewhere else but the name of the show escapes.

Sunny has a very interesting post on the chef. Please check out Supporting Our Troops and Robert Irvine