Tag Archives: Aki Kamozawa

Guts and Glory – StarChefs’ ICC 2013 Day Two

The second day of the StarChefs ICC has everything that the first day has, but it also has the cocktail party at the end of the day as well as a variety of top notch cocktails available throughout the day. […]

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Sunday Photo – My Best Purchase of 2012

The Big Green Egg is the best cooking tool that I have ever used. I purchased it this past August from Adirondack Appliance in Saratoga Springs, NY and have been using it ever since. I got it just in time […]

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Chefs Without Restaurants at Elements – The Dinner

I’ve been to many a guest chef dinners over the years. They are hit or miss and rarely as good as a chef’s cooking at his or her own restaurant, which is where I typically, I prefer to go to try a […]

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Sunday Photo: A Lot of Talent in This Kitchen

Billed as “Chefs Without Restaurants,” this kitchen featured six guest chefs not currently working in restaurants and two who are, the hosts Scott Anderson and Michael Ryan of Elements in Princeton, N.J. This past Friday, chefs Karen Urie Shields and […]

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Starchefs ICC 2011 Day Three – A Personal Summary

The biggest problem at the Starchefs ICC is that one can’t see, do and taste everything. There is simply too much going on at any one time. Difficult decisions need to be made. Starting the final day , I was […]

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Goose Cassoulet – An Idea in Food

Goose was the one constant going in to the weekend. Knowing that Alex and Aki would be visiting and having had the good experiences that I have had with Mary Pratt's Elihu Farm geese, I thought it would be […]

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Braised Bok Choy with Blood Sausage, Horseradish and an Onsen Egg – An Idea in Food

When Alex Talbot saw the blood sausage in the deli case at Oscar's Smoke House in Warrensburg, he couldn't resist it. We had already bought the bok choy and eggs earlier that day at Kilpatrick Family Farm and had previously […]

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Smoked Trout Brandade – an Idea in Food

Not every idea that comes out of Alex and Aki, the couple behind the blog and book, both called Ideas in Food is cutting edge. They are both as well versed with traditional cooking techniques and dishes as they are […]

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Blood Sausage

This delicious blood sausage came from Oscar's Smoke House in Warrensburgh, N.Y. We ate it last night in a dish prepared by Alex Talbot and Aki Kamozawa of Ideas in Food. More detail's on the dish along with the rest […]

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Ideas in Food Comes North

I am so very looking forward to a visit this coming weekend from my good friends Alex and Aki of Ideas in Food. For anyone in Northeastern New York who may be interested, you can meet them this Thursday evening, […]

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