[Sca-cooks] Other modern nonsense

lilinah at earthlink.net lilinah at earthlink.net
Thu Jan 21 11:51:57 PST 2010

Adamantius wrote:
>As for the statements regarding nouvelle cuisine, large plates and 
>small portion sizes, yes, we all know the 80's were a funny time,

Vertical food! The opening sequence of "American Psycho"!

>but I respectfully submit that some of you with that particular 
>bugaboo appear not to be getting it...

I'm fine with experiments with food, or i wouldn't be playing with 
strange old cookbooks ;-)

What we ate at Sanford in Milwaukee were small servings on carefully 
selected plates and "garnishes" were an integral part of the dish 
(not something added to fill up the plate or dress up otherwise dull 
food). No foams, although i've been curious to eat a meal that 
incorporates them so i can have the actual experience

I've read that Grant Achatz, of Alinea in Chicago, has used food 
stuffs as inks and had a computer printer specially designed to 
utilize them to print into edible paper. Now that is a subtlety, very 

Someone sometimes called Urtatim

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