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Sausage and Cheese Crescent Squares Recipe from Pillsbury. Michelin Guide Bay Area 2012 Released (PHOTOS) On Tuesday, Michelin released its 2012 Bay Area and Wine Country Restaurants guide.

Michelin Guide Bay Area 2012 Released (PHOTOS)

In short, things are looking good for the local food scene. Corey Lee's much-lauded Benu came in hot, scoring two shining stars straight out of the gate. "It was an emotional day for us," said Lee to The Huffington Post. "I didn't get the call until late -- the next morning. I thought we hadn't been starred at all. 2012 also saw a few unexpected additions, proving that the Michelin Guide is paying attention to more than just the hype.

And Michael Mina is surely smiling after gaining back his lost Michelin Star. Well done, San Francisco. Check out the new additions in our slideshow and see the full listing below: THREE STARS The French Laundry The Restaurant at Meadowood TWO STARS Baume Benu Coi Cyrus Manresa Saison. Ferran Adrià from El Bulli Building “Tickets” Nov 23 Author: Saras | Category: News Ferran Adrià, aka genius behind Michelin star winning El Bullí, has announced his new project after the tragic closing of El Bullí.

Ferran Adrià from El Bulli Building “Tickets”

He is on to his next adventure: opening a chic tapas and cocktail bar on Parallel street in Barcelona called Tickets (the tapas bar) and 41º (the cocktail bar). Joining Ferran in this project will be his pastry chef brother, Albert Adrià, who recently closed down his own tapas establishment (Inopia) and the Iglesias brothers (known for their seafood restaurant Rías de Galicia). What can you expect in this new place?

Well one could not expect anything less than the extraordinary with the famous Ferran Adrià, the Willy Wonka of the cuisine industry. The first room in Tickets will be a traditional tapas bar trying to capture the Barceloneta Barcelona, with the people on their balconies, and the fresh seafood from the port. Are you salivating yet? Leave a Reply. Radish and Oysters on Rice (Gulbap in Korean) “Radish and Oysters on Rice” (Gulbap, 굴밥) sounds like a very weird combination, yet it is one of the best food combinations for each other apparently.

Radish and Oysters on Rice (Gulbap in Korean)

I cooked this meal with my rice cooker again, so there was hardly any work to do. But it was hard to take the rice and other ingredients out from the rice cooker, because I didn’t want to ruin its shape for taking the pictures. In the end, I ruined it a bit, though it didn’t seem to affect the taste. It was really yummy and filling. I also felt really healthy. If I describe the taste I would say something like this. Ingredients for 2 people (Expected preparation time – 15 minutes, Cooking time with rice cooker – 30 minutes) For sauce (mix them all together in a small bowl.)

Finely chopped garlic chives (You can substitute with small spring onion.) – 2 tbsp1/2 a red chiliSoy sauce – 4 tbspKorean chili powder – 1/2 tspSugar – 1/2 tspSesame oil – 1 tspCrushed garlic 1/4 tsp Preparation Cooking You might also like. GET OFF YOUR BUTT AND BAKE!: PASTRY. Last night, I decided to make one of my favorite cookies.


These little pastry swirls are so delish! I usually use my favorite pie crust recipe, which I have previously posted, but I decided to try a pastry recipe by the Barefoot Contessa. This recipe calls for lots of butter! I used my 14-cup Cuisinart Food Processor (love it) to make the pastry dough. It's so easy in a food processor, so if you haven't invested in one, do so very soon! Pastry: 2 cups all purpose flour 1/4 cup granulated or superfine sugar 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1/2 pound (2 sticks) COLD unsalted butter, diced Directions: Place the flour, sugar, and salt in the bowl of a food processor fitted with a steel blade. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Divide your dough into two equal parts.

Keep one half covered in plastic wrap and chill in refrigerator. About 1/8" thick I still have some rolling to do! You can use any jam or preserves that you like. I used Strawberry Huckleberry jam. Yes.....more butter.