Monthly Archives: December 2010

Christmas dinner

Lobster, shredded beetroot, beetroot essence, young leeks The (unfortunately pre-cooked) lobster was warmed in beurre monté. Beetroot essence comprised beetroot juice, buerre monté, red wine vinegar, lemon juice. Blanched young/baby leeks. Fried shredded leeks (not shown) add a flavourful garnish. … Continue reading

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Coffee Roasting: El Salvador Finca El Carmen

City: Ataco Altitude: 1300 metres above sea level Variety: 100% Bourbon Processing: Fully washed and dried on patio Owner: Alfaro family Roast: Heated up slowly to 1st crack, then cruised (slightly lower heat) to near the end of 1st crack. … Continue reading

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