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Re: The Food Photo Album
« Reply #75 on: August 10, 2009, 07:50:36 AM »
Wow. Those are very fine looking crabs. Being a desert rat myself, however, I think I'll put forth something more to my taste, if I may.

First, the beer. These were reported to me to be among the "best beers in the world." I insisted on adding the Shiner out of local pride, but it probably is not one of the best in the world (although they currently are selling a mesquite-smoked helles beer that's extremely interesting). For names, you can't beat La Fin du Monde (which is a place, in Canada, I was told).

Also out of local pride, here's a carnivore's delight cookout: a little salmon, a little pork, a couple steaks, and some locally made (by Czech descendents) sausage. Yummy!




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« Reply #76 on: August 10, 2009, 09:38:53 AM »
Most folks find this dish either super delicious or super gross. My vote: both. It's a popular meze on our Greek Island. As you can see, it consists of prawns, picked octopus, crab meat, mussels and chilled squid rings coupled with loads of Greek olives, peppers and heaven-only-knows-what-else. Drink it with a bottle of ice-cold retsina and by the time you finish you can consider yourself at least 1/3 Greek.

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Re: The Food Photo Album
« Reply #77 on: August 11, 2009, 12:58:52 PM »
You know, these pictures are all very nice, but ... where are the recipes???   ???
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Re: The Food Photo Album
« Reply #78 on: August 11, 2009, 02:43:46 PM »
You know, these pictures are all very nice, but ... where are the recipes???   ???

If you're serious...no problem!  http://www.distantcousin.net/recipes.htm


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« Reply #79 on: August 11, 2009, 08:00:55 PM »
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Re: The Food Photo Album
« Reply #80 on: August 17, 2009, 07:09:06 AM »
It's been too quiet on this thread lately. Maybe this'll liven things up. It's an expensive delicacy from Peru, called cuy.
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Re: The Food Photo Album
« Reply #81 on: August 17, 2009, 07:45:06 AM »
So that thing that looks like an open mouth on the left is an open mouth?
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Re: The Food Photo Album
« Reply #82 on: August 18, 2009, 04:21:06 PM »
So that thing that looks like an open mouth on the left is an open mouth?
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I don't EVEN wanna know. My wife took this, and I'm not planning on asking her. She said it tasted...oh, never mind what she said. Yeah, yeah, it's not that different from a squirrel or a quail. Yeah, yeah, I'm just a big baby. So sue me.

She had much better pictures of Inca stonework.

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Re: The Food Photo Album
« Reply #83 on: August 18, 2009, 04:23:09 PM »
I'm so NOT eating that while I'm in Peru!

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« Reply #84 on: August 18, 2009, 06:34:10 PM »

La la la....

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Re: The Food Photo Album
« Reply #85 on: August 22, 2009, 07:39:56 PM »
La Fonda de San Miguel, an old monestary in Guadalajara, now a rather nice restaurant, some of the restaurants here are rather colorful in their tables, chairs, linens, etc.  There are rooms all around the sides that are galleries and stores where you could buy clothing and "stuff".  It was a medium priced restaurant and the food and service was good.


  courtyard , sorry I don't know how to rotate the pictures, yet

another view of the courtyard

  entrance to the banos, the "white" thing in the middle is a melted candle, they are all over the restaurant, there was a picture of a nun for the female side and a picture of a monk for the males

  salmon with wine/strawberry sauce

filet mignon, their cuts are different here in Mexico, flatter and wide, probably the same size, this has a mushroom sauce



Wao! The place looks beautiful!!
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Re: The Food Photo Album
« Reply #86 on: August 22, 2009, 07:42:26 PM »
I don't EVEN wanna know. My wife took this, and I'm not planning on asking her. She said it tasted...oh, never mind what she said. Yeah, yeah, it's not that different from a squirrel or a quail. Yeah, yeah, I'm just a big baby. So sue me.

She had much better pictures of Inca stonework.
I'm so NOT eating that while I'm in Peru!

So if you do go try "Papa a la Huancaina"!! Its delicious!!

And yeah, CUY is a very typical dish in Per. Its more like an giant hamster.

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Re: The Food Photo Album
« Reply #87 on: August 22, 2009, 07:55:39 PM »
So yeah... me too like to take pictures of food. Also when I cook some at home.

Octupus salad puertorrican style!! Yumm



With red onions, green peppers, tomatoes, black pepper, olive oil and red vinegar.
We also add to it green boiled bananas.... but didn't have any.

This one is one of my favorites!! Also puertorrican food.... Mofongo con Camarones guisados. (Trying to think of translation...  ???)



Basically green plantains with shrimp.

Also for some Cuban food... this was for my twins Baptism Reception.
"Arroz Moro, Boliche and fried ripe plantains."



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Re: The Food Photo Album
« Reply #88 on: August 22, 2009, 08:23:49 PM »
Exelente!

Te aventaste, Sasha!

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Re: The Food Photo Album
« Reply #89 on: August 24, 2009, 03:54:17 PM »
Now I'm really gonna hurt ya. Time for TexMex! It's not all that weird to snap pictures in a restaurant, not when you get souvenirs like this. Anju, I bet you could get some boffo food pics in restaurants. It doesn't even have to be your food (but it's easier if it's of someone at your table).

     
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« Reply #90 on: August 24, 2009, 04:03:22 PM »
Makes me want to go fix some tostados with oaxaca cheese for my din din - yum tummy

OK these are not ready to eat, but here is one banana plant



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« Reply #91 on: August 24, 2009, 04:45:25 PM »
My tostados with cheese, onions and turkey melted and avocado on top after cooked, turned out wonderfully!  Unfortunately the battery on my camera decided at that time to die, and I am not going to wait until it charges to eat!  Yum Yum tum
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« Reply #92 on: August 28, 2009, 02:17:08 PM »
Here are some sopaipillas, a New Mexican (and Mexican) dessert item, not unlike beignets. You bite a corner off one and pour in a little honey. Yum!


Sopaipillas! No one ever knows what I'm talking about when I mention them. You even eat the same way I do :)  I need to find a recipe and make some, I haven't had them in at least 10 years.

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« Reply #93 on: August 28, 2009, 02:22:47 PM »
I'm always taking  pictures of our food, out and at home.

Here's a recent picture from a creperie in Montreal

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« Reply #94 on: August 28, 2009, 04:27:02 PM »
Sopaipillas! No one ever knows what I'm talking about when I mention them. You even eat the same way I do :)  I need to find a recipe and make some, I haven't had them in at least 10 years.

My sister and I lived in Monterrey, Mexico for two summers years ago while she was working on her Master's Degree. We learned to make sopapillas then, and she used to make them occasionally with her Spanish students. Wish I had her recipe. I'll have to look around for it. They were delicious, and tasted just like those that we had in Mexico (minus the great atmosphere!)




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Re: The Food Photo Album
« Reply #95 on: September 29, 2009, 06:00:09 AM »
Tex-Mex is close to the best, Valhalla Girl, but New Mexican food has the edge in my book. Daughter #2 came back from Santa Fe with this picture. She said the red and green chili sauces were out of this world. Often, you can't tell whether someone has ordered a taco, an enchilada, a tamale, or something else for all the sauce the item is covered with. Truly yummy!


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« Reply #96 on: October 04, 2009, 03:20:29 PM »
i am so HAPPY to see im not alone....i picture our food all the time...we just got off a cruise in the caribbean on the disney magic and i took pictures of our food every time...i was tickled to see many other doing the same even in the 5star dinning on the top of the ship!
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« Reply #97 on: October 04, 2009, 03:46:58 PM »
i am so HAPPY to see im not alone....i picture our food all the time...we just got off a cruise in the caribbean on the disney magic and i took pictures of our food every time...i was tickled to see many other doing the same even in the 5star dinning on the top of the ship!


All right, then! How about sharing a few, huh? Pleeeze?  :D

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« Reply #98 on: October 04, 2009, 04:32:14 PM »
All right, then! How about sharing a few, huh? Pleeeze?  :D
alright you asked for it!...heres dinners...we ate a lot and they average weight gain on our cruise was 1.4lbs a day so they stated when we got there! ;D
the one with my hubby and daughter was in Cozumel...the rest are during the dinners at the various ship restaurants with different ethnic dinning themes each night...and the fanshy smanshy plates is 5star yummyness!...















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« Reply #99 on: October 04, 2009, 06:06:34 PM »

Oh, lordy, lordy. That food is gorgeous! I've been on a number of cruises, and we NEVER ate like that.

Maybe it had something to do with my being in the Navy....

Thanks!

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