The Ambitious Drifter

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Symphonic Feast

Food can be a symphony….. many elements combine to create a satisfying experience. Like classical symphonies, a good meal can have overtures, recurring motifs, passages of tranquility, passages of power.

I’ve taken to writing reviews for Google Maps and adding photos. I’m not an accomplished food photographer by any means, but it does make me appreciate the work that goes into presentation. The tastes can be sensational and the first impression spurs the appetite.

Some of my pictures get many more views and hits than this blog, despite not being my best photographs. They do help me remember what I ate.

Cote Saveurs, Villefranche de Rouergue, France

Bistrot Cocotte, Haberfield NSW, Australia

I’ve been lucky recently to eat at some wonderful places


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Burning My Food

I always planned to blog about food… a fitting first for post number 300

Red capsicums (bell peppers) were cheap this week, so I got some to set fire to. After this stage they go into a paper bag to cool down and get deskinned. I throw away the seeds and the other bits of the insides then cut them into small pieces. Finally they’re put in jar with balsamic and ordinary Italian vinegar and a dash of olive oil. Tasty and cheap as well. 

Hot off the grill, a few fresh photos.

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