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Californian Peruvian Cuisine

When faced with a group dinner, the Baker and her group of seven others chose to make Peruvian food: something they had tried in restaurants and even in its country of origin but never had attempted to create themselves. Though … Continue reading

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The Baker Roasts

Sometimes you can’t just eat baked goods for dinner. Sometimes, something a bit more substantial is required to fortify oneself. Particularly if you, like the baker, are planning to make your own dessert. For what won’t be the last time, … Continue reading

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The set menus

And in case you love menus (or want Spanish descriptions for some reason), here’s the menu:

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Wine!

Though we started the night with glasses of champagne, it’s nearly be a crime not to order wine to accompany our meal. And, since we’re in Argentina, a Malbec seemed apropos.

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Course 1

Next came out our appetizers. With a choice of two options, each of us ordered one of each to split. One was a puff pastry bowl full of potato salad and dressed with sundries such as lettuce, heart of Palm, … Continue reading

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Live blogging Christmas dinner in Argentina

Greetings from Argentina! Baker and non-baker here with our usual set of remarks from abroad. This time: it’s Christmas time and we’re live-blogging (for the first time ever, which makes us lame, trust me, we know.) But get ready readers … Continue reading

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Magical Microwave Eggplant

So, as usual it was a weekday might and I needed a quick dinner. What to do? I had a raw eggplant sitting around and decided that steaming it’d be nice since I’m fond of veggies, particularly when steamed. And … Continue reading

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