Fictitious Feasts Photograped by Charles Roux

Fictitious Feasts Photograped by Charles Roux

Charels Roux made a series of photo’s based on different food scenes in literature. Meals from “Oliver Twist” (Charles Dickens), “Carrie” (Stephen King), “The Catcher in the Rye” (David Jerome Salinger), “Remembrance of Things Past” (Marcel Proust) and much more have been visualized by Mr Roux. e guess this goes a step further than your average food photography, what a great idea! Charles Roux also turned these photographs into his own book: Fictitious Feasts and exibited at the FoodPhotoFestival, in May 2017 at Vejle, Denmark.

Fictitious Feasts Photograped by Charles Roux
From ‘Fictitious Feasts’, work about food scenes in literature. Here the three porridges bowls from the German tale “Goldilocks and the Three Bears “(Goldlöckchen und die drei Bären) by Jacob and Wilhem Grimm. (image courtesy of Charles Roux)
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Mixer Recipe: Buttercream

Mixer Recipe: Buttercream

Today we will share a recipe with you, one that we found on the internet. It is an actual mixer-recipe! And no, we didn’t know such a thing exsisted either. Have a nice day!
Mixer Recipe: Buttercream
(A Black Bunny made with a mixer, a bowl, spatula’s and measuring cups. Made by a-MB-iance @Mimi Berlin )

For this Mixer Recipe you need: 9 large egg whites, room temperature, 1 1/2 cups sugar, 1 1/2 pounds unsweetened butter (6 sticks), softened but still cool. This is what you need to do: Place the egg whites and sugar in large metal mixer bowl set over simmering water. Whisk constantly until the sugar melts and the mixture is very thin and warm. Remove the bowl from the heat and whisk on high speed until stiff peaks form, about 5 minutes. Continue beating on low speed until cool, about 15 more minutes. To finish the cream go to read more at foodnetwork.com

 

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Geode Cake

Geode Cake

#NextLevelCakeDecorating

In case you have some spare time: Here’s how to decorate a geode cake, incuding the recipe! Continue reading

The Cookbook by Dali: Les diners de Gala

The Cookbook by Dali: Les diners de Gala

Taschen publishers strike again! This year they re-published Dali’s cookbook ‘Les diners de Gala’ which was first published in 1973.

Dali’s cookbook has 136 recipes, some illustrated by Mr. Dalí himself. All these recipes are cuisine of the old school, with recipes by leading French chefs from restaurants as Lasserre, La Tour d’Argent, Maxim’s, and Le Train Bleu. So: let’s return to the Seventies and dress the roast with frilly socks, like the photo in the book suggests. Needless to say we, at Mimi Berlin, feel that this book is proper Christmas gift. If you’re not a fan of Dali try to find a copy of ‘In cucina con amore’ (1971) a cookbook by Sophia Loren; which has been re-published in several languages as well, it’s also an always-okay-gift for sure.
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XOCO Chocolate Printer

XOCO Chocolate Printer

Dutch designer Michiel Cornelissen made a 3D printer which prints personalized chocolates, (original idea suggested by Nikhil Velpanur.) Fun! Continue reading

Louise de Vilmorin’s Stuffed Cabbage

Louise de Vilmorin’s Stuffed Cabbage

Marie Louise Lévêque de Vilmorin (4 April 1902 – 26 December 1969) was a French novelist, poet and journalist.

Louise de Vilmorin’s Stuffed Cabbage
1 medium green cabbage2 cups cold cooked pork or sausage meat or roast veal, ground
4 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1/2 pint yogurt or sour cream

Plunge the cabbage into enough rapidly boiling salted water to cover the cabbage. Boil for 5 minutes. Drain well, bottom up. Separate the leaves and cut out the hard cores. Place a spoonful of well-seasoned stuffing on the edge of each leaf. Turn over the sides of the leaves and roll up. Place side by side in an oiled casserole with a cover and simmer on the lowest fire for about an hour. To keep moist, add a few spoonfuls of broth or water. Uncover and let brown, turning after 10 minutes to brown evenly. Pour yogurt or sour cream over cabbage and cook until heated through.

Fille d’une célèbre famille de grenetiers, Louise de Vilmorin est le premier grand amour d’Antoine de Saint-Exupéry et devient sa fiancée. Louise initie le Club GB (Groupe Bossuet) – une société humoristique – dont son frère Olivier est un des membres fondateurs. Pour sa part, Antoine reçoit le titre de Grand poète sentimental et comique.

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