This stylish mortar and pestle may not match the oomph of Julia Child’s but it does look pretty fab. It’s designed by Joseph Joseph and made out of non-absorbent porcelain. Related articles by Zemanta Joseph Joseph (design-milk.com) Doing the mortar and pestle grind (fondooo.com) With Pesto, In Season Is Best (dinersjournal.blogs.nytimes.com) With Pesto, In Season [...]
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While this looks like a beautiful brass object, it’s actually used for a fairly gruesome purpose. It’s used to press a duck or lobster carcass to create gourmet French dishes. WiseGeek has a good description of how this is used. A duck press, incidentally, is usually made of brass or another heavy-weight metal. It stands [...]
I swear I heard gasps of envy when Julia Child receives her mortar and pestle in the movie Julie and Julia. The theater was full of jealous and hungry foodies. Nothing grabbed their envy gland more than that big stone mortar and pestle. It just screamed spicy goodness. You may not be able to get [...]
Is there anything Julia could not do in the kitchen? This video was featured in the Smithsonian‘s National Air and Space Museum’s Life in the Universe gallery. Related articles by Zemanta Smithsonian Air and Space poster collection now online (boingboing.net)