New York Times article on 'Gazpacho' brought back memories of the spiciest couscous I ever had, in Cordoba, Spain

My taste for 'Gazpacho' enticed me to read Andrew Ferrer article 'Through Andalucia, in search of Gazpacho' in last sunday's New York Times. It brought back memories of a trip I took in the region some 15 years ago. Besides enjoying architectural highlights such as the 'Mesquita', I had the chance (or the temerity) to taste the spiciest meal I ever had in my life. It was a vegetarian couscous ordered in a neighborhood restaurant that lit my mouth on fire, thankfully I had ordered a large water to go with it.

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Today is Blog Day 2005 and the 100 Posts mark is reached for Serge the Concierge: Let me suggest 5 Blogs worth reading

Aug 31
Today, August 31, 2005 is Blog Day 2005 which is the idea of Nir Ofir, an israeli blogger and tech person. I found out about it by reading David Weinberber's Blog.In case you do not know David, he contributed to the seminal book, the Cluetrain Manifesto. This Blog entry happens to be sort of a milestone for me : my 100th Blog Post. To celebrate Blog Day, let me offer 5 Blog Suggestions: Baristanet, the...
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Chocolate Crepes and Red Zinfandel Port for Wine Wednesday Number 13: Wine and Chocolate

Sep 7
I was made aware of this Wine Wednesday by reading Chocolate & Zucchini. I decided to collaborate on this Wine and Chocolate theme with pastry chef Glenn Schwabik, a nice fellow whose talent is bigger than his ego as opposed to many of today's star chefs. After many discussions we settled on Chocolate Crepes.As he used Valrhona Chocolate and Dark Beer for the batter, I decided to try three wines: Rancho Zabaco Zinfandel Port, Rodney...