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Re: What are you eating right now ?
Reply #750 on: June 22, 2012, 10:53:52 PM
It's sad?  Why, because people have to leave?  It's the only time I've ever watched that show and didn't know about it before that.  I doubt I'll ever watch it again, since I rarely make a point to watch any particular show over and over.  Except, I'm hooked on the Bachelorette  ;D :-[ :-[.  And, a friend of mine is quite convinced that one day I will be on Dancing with the Stars ... hee hee... which I would SO do!

Of course, I've really liked Hell's Kitchen with Gordon Ramsey  ;D, but I haven't watched it for years.  I don't have much idea what else is on, really.  But, sometimes if I see a cooking show, I like to watch it because you can get interesting ideas and learn things.  I secretly would like to be an amazing cook and think I could be really good at it, maybe even a little bit genius  ;D.  
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Re: What are you eating right now ?
Reply #751 on: June 25, 2012, 06:31:15 AM
Hers: Whole catfish stewed in patis



His: Monkfish in coconut cream and Mama Sita caldereta

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Reply #752 on: July 16, 2012, 11:10:49 AM
I'm eating beer.  Envy me!

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Re: What are you eating right now ?
Reply #754 on: August 01, 2012, 08:03:31 PM
I am eating pasta with fresh basil, some powdered parmesan, cracked pepper, and 2 eggs on top.  

I hope to make my own pasta from scratch sometime soon, too :).
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Re: What are you eating right now ?
Reply #755 on: August 02, 2012, 06:41:04 AM
Cheerios. I'm addicted to that stuff o_o
I eat them like I would a bag of chips.
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Re: What are you eating right now ?
Reply #756 on: August 03, 2012, 03:50:53 AM
A little bit of chocolate gelato and a glass (or maybe two) of red wine.  It feels normal.  And, I'm going to eat a breakfast tomorrow (and for however many days) that will be similar to what I was eating there - it will be a slice of fresh sourdough bread with a bit of creamy brie/blue cheese on it (though the cheese I fell in love with was specific to that region and not quite like what I brought home tonight - same with the wine), and a couple of slices of Italian meats with a cappuccino ... I can't help it  :-[.
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Re: What are you eating right now ?
Reply #757 on: August 03, 2012, 03:59:48 AM
Blue berries and a Cocacola!
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Reply #758 on: August 03, 2012, 01:39:27 PM


It's not quite the same (and the image is blurry), but it's similar enough to make very many things feel right in the world again!!  I've been in the US for a week, exactly, now, and this is by far the best breakfast I've had since I've been back.  I don't think I've ever had such strong attachments and associations to certain foods and flavors!  I am inches away from a healthy walk this morning, too ... not just to exercise, but because I got used to a healthy walk every day, as Vienna was A LOT of walking, and in Italy my hotel was up a hill on the "outskirts" of town, and every morning began with about 15 minutes outdoors between breakfast and the practice room - and every evening included a healthy walk back to my hotel, both of which gave me needed physical motion and fresh air.  I physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually crave that as a part of a desirable lifestyle for myself.
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Re: What are you eating right now ?
Reply #759 on: August 10, 2012, 05:19:21 PM
Eating muffins with coffee.

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Reply #760 on: August 10, 2012, 05:37:13 PM
Frosted sugar cookies, and a smoothie
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Re: What are you eating right now ?
Reply #761 on: August 10, 2012, 06:52:36 PM
Jello brand chocolate pudding.

I never actually ate this stuff before. Tastes good, surprisingly.

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Reply #762 on: August 10, 2012, 11:15:26 PM
Sea bream pan fried in a tiny mix of unsalted Charentais butter and organic extra virgin olive oil and splashed with the juice of an organic Italian lemon on a bed of locally grown wilted organic Swiss chard with sautéed Blas y Tir (Welsh) potatoes and a few heads of locally grown (in polytunnels if anyone wonders about the seasonality!) aspargus, assisted on its way by a glass or three of Mezzacorona Pinot Grigio Trentino Riserva 2006, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy; actually, that's not quite true as I'm rather obviously not eating this "right now" as I write about it, but once I've posted this I'm going to start preparing this for a rather delayed midnight feast, to be followed by a salad of locally grown loganberries, tayberries, raspberries and blueberries with some fresh Cornish clotted cream. Simple stuff, I know, but I'm absolutely no chef...

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Reply #763 on: August 11, 2012, 10:05:31 AM
That sounds horrific.

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Reply #764 on: August 11, 2012, 01:12:24 PM
Wow that sounds complicated Alistair!  :o were you celebrating my birthday?  :P  :P
I am eating too much sweets!  :P

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Re: What are you eating right now ?
Reply #765 on: August 11, 2012, 03:51:57 PM
I'm eating slush - ies

Uhh that wouldn't work...

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Reply #766 on: August 11, 2012, 04:36:58 PM
That sounds horrific.
To you, perhaps - especially as no beer was involved - but despite my lack of pretensions as a chef (to which I alluded), I can assure you that it wasn't!

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Reply #767 on: August 11, 2012, 04:38:46 PM
Wow that sounds complicated Alistair!  :o were you celebrating my birthday?  :P  :P
It wasn't particularly, even for me - either complicated or in celebration of your birthday because I did not know that it was your birthday, so many happy returns!

I don't think that I should ever cook for Thal, though...

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Reply #768 on: August 11, 2012, 04:43:33 PM
Just had chicken curry with a couple of naans, washed down with half a gallon of ale.

Yummy.

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Reply #769 on: August 11, 2012, 04:55:11 PM
Sea bream pan fried in a tiny mix of unsalted Charentais butter and organic extra virgin olive oil and splashed with the juice of an organic Italian lemon on a bed of locally grown wilted organic Swiss chard with sautéed Blas y Tir (Welsh) potatoes and a few heads of locally grown (in polytunnels if anyone wonders about the seasonality!) aspargus, assisted on its way by a glass or three of Mezzacorona Pinot Grigio Trentino Riserva 2006, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy; actually, that's not quite true as I'm rather obviously not eating this "right now" as I write about it, but once I've posted this I'm going to start preparing this for a rather delayed midnight feast, to be followed by a salad of locally grown loganberries, tayberries, raspberries and blueberries with some fresh Cornish clotted cream. Simple stuff, I know, but I'm absolutely no chef...

Best,

Alistair


Just had chicken curry with a couple of naans, washed down with half a gallon of ale.

Yummy.

Thal

I have to say that I would truly enjoy either meal!  And, Alistair, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy is the area of the Festival that Wolfi and I attended ... the wine that I got to enjoy from there was "Lagrein," which are grapes who grow specifically in that climate and altitude, etc..  

Happy Birthday, Littletune!  :)
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Re: What are you eating right now ?
Reply #770 on: August 11, 2012, 05:07:20 PM
Just had chicken curry with a couple of naans, washed down with half a gallon of ale.
Depending on how it's done, a chicken curry can be great (though I'd probably pass on the naans which, nice as they can be, I'd find unnecessary along with the pilau rice), but I'd question not only the choice of beverage but the quantity thereof, to the extent that "washed down with" might more realistically be replaced with "washed away by a tsunami of", given that half a gallon is the euqivalent of just over 3 bottles of wine...

You must have very healthy kidneys - or at least efficiently functioning ones if they can cope with that amount of stress!...

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Reply #771 on: August 11, 2012, 05:11:45 PM
Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy is the area of the Festival that Wolfi and I attended ... the wine that I got to enjoy from there was "Lagrein," which are grapes who grow specifically in that climate and altitude, etc..
Italy's wine production, much of it from relatively small producers, is a minefield for anyone other than an expert (and I'm certainly not one of those!); they produce wine from more grape varieties there than anywhere else (some of which are not used for that purpose or even grown at all in other countries) and apparently a higher percentage of Italy's arable land is given over to wine growing than in any other country in the world. I can tell you that this particular Pinot Grigio is the finest that I've ever tasted (and some of them can be quite ordinary and occasionally actually rather dire).

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Reply #772 on: August 11, 2012, 05:13:43 PM
You must have very healthy kidneys - or at least efficiently functioning ones if they can cope with that amount of stress!...

Only 4 pints. That is not really a lot.

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Re: What are you eating right now ?
Reply #773 on: August 11, 2012, 05:57:52 PM
Just had chicken curry with a couple of naans, washed down with half a gallon of ale.

Yummy.

Thal

if i hadn't had a vegetable curry, pakoras, dhahl, lassi, and halva i would find this hunger inducing. have you tried the fried naan - bhature, ohhhhhhhhhhh.

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Re: What are you eating right now ?
Reply #774 on: August 11, 2012, 06:48:36 PM
It wasn't particularly, even for me - either complicated or in celebration of your birthday because I did not know that it was your birthday, so many happy returns!

:o  :o I can't believe you didn't know it was my birthday Alistair!!!  :o  :o  :o I mean I have celebrated 3 birthdays on Pianostreet already! And besides I talked a lot about my date of birth which is a lot like Elliott Carter's birthday! And you forget about it Alistair???  ??? you just forget?!  :'(      :P  :P  :P  :)  :D  ;D Just kidding of course!  ;D  :P  ;) Thanks! :)  (but what exactly is "happy returns" supposed to mean?  :-\ returns to what? or where?) Oh you mean Pianostreet? :P


Happy Birthday, Littletune!  :)

Thanks m1469!! :)  8)

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Re: What are you eating right now ?
Reply #775 on: August 11, 2012, 08:26:36 PM
"Many happy returns" means the wish that you may live long and that you may experience many happy and healthy returns of your birthday :)

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Reply #776 on: August 11, 2012, 08:33:46 PM
I have to say that I would truly enjoy either meal!  And, Alistair, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy is the area of the Festival that Wolfi and I attended ... the wine that I got to enjoy from there was "Lagrein," which are grapes who grow specifically in that climate and altitude, etc..  

Happy Birthday, Littletune!  :)

Yes!

Nils, please a Lagrein for m1469 and a Chardonnay for me!  ;D

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Re: What are you eating right now ?
Reply #777 on: August 11, 2012, 08:49:55 PM
Yes!

Nils, please a Lagrein for m1469 and a Chardonnay for me!  ;D

Aaaannnnd a Bruschetta  ;D.
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Re: What are you eating right now ?
Reply #778 on: August 11, 2012, 09:06:19 PM
Aaaannnnd a Bruschetta  ;D.
Oh yeahh, no, two!!

ah noooo, three please  ;D

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Reply #779 on: August 11, 2012, 09:42:31 PM
"Many happy returns" means the wish that you may live long and that you may experience many happy and healthy returns of your birthday :)
Oh it means many returns of my birthday! ok... that makes sense  :P thanks!   8)  :)

My birthday cake was soooooo gooood!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! it was white chocolate and raspberry cake! mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.......... so good!  :P  :P  :P  :P  :P although now I can't really think about food anymore...  :-X  :)

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Re: What are you eating right now ?
Reply #780 on: August 11, 2012, 10:27:08 PM
nothing. empty mocca, empty snickers.

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Reply #781 on: August 11, 2012, 11:48:54 PM
Oh yeahh, no, two!!

I was hoping, actually  ;D.

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ah noooo, three please  ;D

Yes, we'll set it on the edge of the table and see if we can catch somebody else to sit down with us :)
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Reply #782 on: August 12, 2012, 02:04:11 AM
^  the bait for a piano string and hammer makeshift rod?

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Reply #783 on: August 12, 2012, 02:45:51 AM
^  the bait for a piano string and hammer makeshift rod?

Yeah, sure :).  It has fresh basil, little tomatoes, and little mozzarellas.  Does the bait work?  ;D
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Reply #784 on: August 12, 2012, 07:15:19 AM
Yeah, sure :).  It has fresh basil, little tomatoes, and little mozzarellas.  Does the bait work?  ;D

it would, had it not taken into account my laziness.

there is an italian restaurant on the corner but they are so finnicky and wouldn't do a ravioli instead of tortellini for a dish. was there a picture of gnocci somewhere, mmmmm maybe im still dreaming tasty. I think the city here is just more about location for a lot of places than actually being good food.

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Reply #785 on: August 12, 2012, 07:42:56 AM
id say it worked



chorizo, baby spinach, mushroom, parmesan, garlic, chili, olive oil

this and the bru.. toast like thingy

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Reply #786 on: August 12, 2012, 09:26:06 AM
:o  :o I can't believe you didn't know it was my birthday Alistair!!!  :o  :o  :o I mean I have celebrated 3 birthdays on Pianostreet already! And besides I talked a lot about my date of birth which is a lot like Elliott Carter's birthday! And you forget about it Alistair???  ??? you just forget?!  :'(      :P  :P  :P  :)  :D  ;D Just kidding of course!  ;D  :P  ;) Thanks! :)
I guess that I probably missed most of that, then; I don't read everything on Pianostreet, you know!...

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Reply #787 on: August 12, 2012, 06:17:24 PM
I guess that I probably missed most of that, then; I don't read everything on Pianostreet, you know!...

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oh it's ok Alistair! :) I forgive you!  :D  :D  :D  :P  :P But just make sure to read ALL of my posts from now on!!  ;D  ;D  ;D  :P  8)  :D  ;)  :)

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Reply #788 on: August 12, 2012, 06:39:38 PM
Only 4 pints. That is not really a lot.
It's at least 3l too much of it for me! The only drinkable "beer" for me is a very occasional beerenauslese or (better still) trockenbeerenauslese; sorry!

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Reply #789 on: August 12, 2012, 06:40:52 PM
oh it's ok Alistair! :) I forgive you!  :D  :D  :D  :P  :P But just make sure to read ALL of my posts from now on!!  ;D  ;D  ;D  :P  8)  :D  ;)  :)
Thank you - but please don't go and ask me to write you a little tune, will you?!...

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Reply #790 on: August 12, 2012, 09:14:55 PM
Write her just a little one. About two hours say.

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Reply #791 on: August 12, 2012, 09:18:17 PM
Write her just a little one. About two hours say.
Are you commissioning me? If so, why do you want me to write it in two hours' time when I have no contract to do so? If you do decide to issue an acceptable contract for such a commission and I decide to sign it, please don't expect to fund the results in beer...

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Reply #792 on: August 12, 2012, 09:54:03 PM
I think I would like to commission you actually. I was thinking along the lines of a fantasy on "yes we have no bananas" for piano solo. I will do the banjo part. About 5 minutes should be sufficient.

What do you think??

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Reply #793 on: August 13, 2012, 01:02:30 AM
I think I would like to commission you actually. I was thinking along the lines of a fantasy on "yes we have no bananas" for piano solo. I will do the banjo part. About 5 minutes should be sufficient.

What do you think??

Thal

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Reply #794 on: August 13, 2012, 01:56:58 AM
was there a picture of gnocci somewhere, mmmmm

Yeah, here's the gnocchi, so good, OK?
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Re: What are you eating right now ?
Reply #795 on: August 13, 2012, 02:34:27 AM
A catfish I caught the other day!
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Reply #796 on: August 13, 2012, 09:49:52 AM
I think I would like to commission you actually.
How kind!

I was thinking
That can sometimes be a dangerous preoccupation.

along the lines of a fantasy on "yes we have no bananas" for piano solo
Do those "lines" have leaves or banana skins on them?

I will do the banjo part
This raises two questions; firstly, if you wish to commission me to write something, why would you do part of the work and, secondly, if the commissioned piece is to be for piano solo, why would it have a banjo part?

About 5 minutes should be sufficient.
I think that it would be at least seven minutes too much, actually.

What do you think??
As I wrote above, thinking can sometimes be a dangerous preoccupation but, in this case, I "think" that I have already made my thoughts clear on this subject.

Unless someone here is eating bananas or a banjo, this would seem to have veered severely off-topic; the idea that you put forward here seems to me to be rather more suggestive of a contribution on your part to a What are you smoking right now ? thread, frankly...

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Reply #797 on: August 13, 2012, 09:50:59 AM
I think the world is not yet ready.
And uncommonly and mercifully wise in its unpreparedness, I would say...

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Reply #798 on: August 13, 2012, 11:23:50 AM
This raises two questions; firstly, if you wish to commission me to write something, why would you do part of the work and, secondly, if the commissioned piece is to be for piano solo, why would it have a banjo part?

And I give you two answers:

1. I thought it best that I did the banjo part as I did not think your knowledge of the capabilities of the instrument would be sufficient to compose for it yourself.

2. Banjo part is optional. Similar to the tambourine part in some Steibelt.

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Reply #799 on: August 13, 2012, 12:23:12 PM
And I give you two answers:

1. I thought it best that I did the banjo part as I did not think your knowledge of the capabilities of the instrument would be sufficient to compose for it yourself.

2. Banjo part is optional. Similar to the tambourine part in some Steibelt.
Now let's get this straight.

I wrote
"firstly, if you wish to commission me to write something, why would you do part of the work and, secondly, if the commissioned piece is to be for piano solo, why would it have a banjo part?"

Your somewhat specious effort that purports to answer the first question fails to convince, particularly on the grounds of your lack of hard (or, indeed any) evidence as to my "knowledge of the capabilities" of the banjo (or indeed the banjolier, but let's not complicate matters unnecessarily).

Your answer to the second comes across as an even more spurious attempt at an excuse to seek to justify the provision of a banjo part in what you had clearly begun by describing as a piece for piano solo (although the subsequence of your declaration of optionality of the banjo part would doubtless comes as a matter of no small relief for all concerned, if any); as for Steibelt, whilst I readily bow to your no doubt superior knowledge of him and his work, I imagine nevertheless that your amply evidenced attitude towards tambo-bangers would incline you to wish to interpret "obbligato" in that particular context as "forbidden under all circumstances when Thal might risk being within earshot", even if the optional tambo part were directed to be played pianistimo throughout...

Anyway, since the old cliché runs "if you want a job done, do it yourself", perhaps you might consider writing this piece instead of me, which would have the added advantage of saving you a fat fee.

To bring this back on topic (which is by no means an easy thing to do from this point), perhaps you should consider "eating" your words...

Best,

Alistair
Alistair Hinton
Curator / Director
The Sorabji Archive
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