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Delicious Gifts for the Holidays
Season 3, Ep. 22
Delicious Gifts for the Holidays
Our hosts Ali Hassan & Marco Timpano give suggestions on the best Food & Drink gift ideas for the holidays. Also what to have on hand for the surprise visit during the holidays.
- [03:10] Ali starts his list off with something off of Marco’s list.
- [4:40] KVAS black cherries.
- [5:30] Ali recommends wooden boards.
- [8:00] Fruits & Olive Oils.
- [9:15] Jams, Jellies, Marmalades and the like.
- [11:30] Hot Rubs and Hot Sauces.
- [13:50] Themed Spices.
- [14:20] On to dessert.
- [16:00] The Gift of the Lazy.
- [18:50] Ali gives his 1st compliment to Marco.
- [19:00] Sparkle the gift that can always be given
- [21:20] The one liqueur that does the work of many over the holidays.
- [23:00] Candy cain does the Lord’s work.
- [24:10] Know your guests and treat them with respect
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“Ali Hassan is in many people’s fridges”
“Who doesn’t need a Benadryl from time to time”
“Candy Cane does the Lord’s work”
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Falafel and Grenadine
Season 4, Ep. 3
FalafelAli Hassan & Marco Timpano share their personal connection to the might falafel. A Sneak-Peek:[02:58] Marco confesses his ignorance on the falafel. [5:00] Ali tells how he makes falafel and if that qualifies as actually “making it”.[6:15] Ali shares his “falafel tipping point” experience. [12:20] Ali has a Shepherd’s Bush story. [17:20] We deconstruct the Falafel. [22:00] Marco goes on a Thiamine tangent.[26:26] Grenadine recipe.Recipe:Grenadine:Pomegranate juice, sugar, and lemon juice are the three ingredients 2 cups pomegranate juice 2 cups granulated sugar 1 lemonIn a saucepan, combine the pomegranate juice and sugar. Add lemon peels citrus peels to the boiling pomegranate juice and sugar.Bring to a slow boil, stirring constantly until all of the sugar is dissolved.Reduce the heat and cover.Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.Cool and the lemon juice from that lemon to the syrupBikini MartiniCoconut Rum: Malibu RumVodka:Pineapple JuiceGrenadine • 2 oz. coconut rum • 2 oz. pineapple juice • 1 oz. vodka • Ice • 0.5 oz. grenadine1. Combine coconut rum, pineapple juice, vodka, and a few ice cubes in a cocktail shaker and shake until cold. 2. Strain into martini glasses and slowly pour 1/2 ounce of grenadine into each glass.Bikini Martini MocktailTo make the virgin version of this Bikini Martini you will need:5 oz pineapple juice 3 oz coconut water 1 oz grenadine + iceQuotes:“Scratch is Scratch my brother Scratch is Scratch” - AliConnect with us on:Twitter: @podisdelciousInstagram: This Podcast is DeliciousWeb: thispodcastisdelicious
Season 4, Ep. 2
Cuisine AppropriationAli Hassan & Marco Timpano tackle the complex topic of cuisine appropriation with passion and a bit of humour. A Sneak-Peek:[00:58] Ali talks about his recent road trip and the food on the road. [6:00] Ali is disappointed in the Ghost Pepper McNuggets.[9:50] Marco is trying to bring the word consume back. [11:00] Cultural appropriation in cuisine, the hosts give their perspective. [18:50] Ali shares the story of the Portlandian Karens. [21:50] Marco gives his opinion on being able to share stories from within your own nation. [30:00] Ali shares some interesting thoughts how this has impacted his families perspective .[36:05] Marco raises the question is a Tiki Bar too far?[42:12] The Cobra Fang cocktail. Recipe:COBRA’s FANG COCKTAIL 1 1/2 ounces dark Jamaican rum 1/2 ounce 151-proof demerara rum 1/2 ounce falernum 1/2 ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed 1/2 ounce orange juice, freshly squeezed 1/2 ounce fassionola syrup 1 dash absinthe 1 dash Angostura bitters Garnish: lime wheel Garnish: mint spring Add all ingredients except the garnishes to a shaker and shakeStrain into a tropical glass using a Hawthorne strainer. Add fresh ice and garnish with orange slice and Pineapple Spears, or line wheel, mint sprig. Mentioned links:https://www.tasteatlas.com/best/cuisinesQuotes:“Portlandian, Portlandi ” - AliConnect with us on:Twitter: @podisdelciousInstagram: This Podcast is DeliciousWeb: thispodcastisdelicious
Season 4, Ep. 1
Taste AtlasSeason 4 is here and Ali Hassan & Marco Timpano discuss taste Atlas World’s Best Cuisine and whether or not it is possible to actually name a country with the best cuisine. Marco uncovers Chianti. A Sneak-Peek:[00:58] Ali and Marco talk about Atlas World’s Best Cuisine. [7:00] Marco and Ali discuss where certain countries land on the list.[8:15] Marco explains why Italy is a hub for great cuisine. [18:20] Ali talks about how he hates food waste. [21:20] Marco gives a Chianti 101 lesson. [25:00] The terroir debate[31:50] The Sangiovese grape.[38:00] Ali puts Marco on the spot - asking what his favourite pasta is.Mentioned links:https://www.tasteatlas.com/best/cuisinesQuotes:“Go forward and enjoy your Sangiovese” - MarcoConnect with us on:Twitter: @podisdelciousInstagram: This Podcast is DeliciousWeb: thispodcastisdelicious