Thursday, September 07, 2006

Rhino's Rentrée Culinaire

Oh yes, dear reader, if it's September that can mean only one thing - lock up your measuring spoons and harden your arteries because Rhino75 is back in the kitchen!! Ok, it's true that sometimes the results have been a little, shall we say mixed - I'm thinking in particular of my "microwave muffin" period (remember these? ewww). But c'mon, don't try and tell me this veritable vision of a quiche lorraine doesn't send your salivary glands into overdrive. Without wishing to court controversy, I'm pretty sure that if Moses were alive today, God would have appeared to him in the form of this quiche, rather than taking the burning bush option. Quite literally divine. Just a bit big, that's all. I've had nothing but quiche all week, morning, noon and night. And there's still some left. I swear it's reproducing itself in the fridge. Still, take my word for it, quiches are the new homemade pasta. Other Rhino75 trends for the fall include French girly singers - vintage Vanessa Paradis (I'm thinking the Lenny Kravitz-produced album), Charlotte Gainsbourg (like genius father like daughter), and the mother of 'em all (though not literally), France Gall. Rhubarb yoghurt. Star Academy - and thus, terrestrial tv (all the best shows are on terrestrial, I've missed it, although I am keeping cable too, for "Desperate Housewives", if nothing else). Drinking at home - of course, that one never goes out of fashion but for winter I'm moving out of my cocktail period and into wine. Headaches. But still the same old rubbish trainers. Remember where you read it first.

7 comments:

Sis! said...

DELICIOUS!!!! The domestic god has returned with a vengeance!!! Nigella eat ya heart out!! Was this receipe from the mother of all cookbooks-'Silverspoon'?? I have looked at my copy a lot but am yet to attempt any actual cooking! :-S XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

rhino75 said...

hahaha, sis, no, I have EXACTLY the same problem with SilverSpoon. Looks great on the bookshelf though. No, this beauty is from a little-known French cookery classic called "Oui Chef!" (aka "Look Mum, I'm Cooking!")

Reluctant Nomad said...

I've been tempted to buy Silverspoon for ages but its size and weight have deterred me. Seems like the idea of owning it is better than the reality.


I'm coming over for dinner soon

rhino75 said...

I'm setting an extra place for you Nomad!!

nardac said...

What?!? Is that a cookbook by Cyril, the tv-reality show celebrity chef!? Excellent C-list material.

Hmmmm...Dinner party with one dish, forty drinks soon and a Star Ac Prime. Game?

rhino75 said...

The very same! Am a HUGE fan of cookery tv - it's like cooking yourself but without the washing up and the results are always better. Dinner party: let's do it, and strike while my cooking iron is hot!! How are you looking for this coming Friday?

nardac said...

Why not?? Very excited! I missed yesterday night's prime, but caught the Il suffisait de s'aimer duet between Cyril and some girl on the Star Ac website... different Cyril... but ha! Already sucked in to watching videos on the internet!

Doesn't Chef Cyril have some kind of cooking show these days? I caught something briefly involving him teaching twins how to make tartare.