Thursday, October 13, 2005

Double Trouble

Photos by Equalizer


Over Indulgence seems to be a dominant theme these days. Grazing on almost everything on the table, with bits of everything splattered on every part of your body. Well ok, that is an exaggeration, but it certainly feels that way for me. I decided enough is enough (yeah right!), and focus only on two scrumptious pairings.

Oriental Bean Burger - black eyed bean, potato and carrot panko breaded patty mixed with ginger, honey, soy, curry and chilli, topped with mango chutney mayo and pickled red onions and served on freshly baked ciabatta bread.

Fresh Cream Kanafa - No description needed. Pure, warm, sweet, and simple.



If you had to choose a pair for futour, what would it be?



29 Comments:

Anonymous marrakech said...

Im proud of you.

10/13/2005 04:32:00 PM  
Blogger Equalizer said...

Marrakech: Passion inspires me :)

10/13/2005 04:45:00 PM  
Blogger Judy Abbott said...

hehehe kesart kha6ry wala .poor you.

to me i would chose yereesh bil chicken with 7alawat al jebin :) yummmy

pss; great photo

10/13/2005 05:04:00 PM  
Blogger ray said...

you're killing me EQ

my choice would be :

a cup of cold skimmed milk, with a cookie


i'm too stuffed to think right now :P

10/13/2005 08:06:00 PM  
Anonymous marrakech said...

Nicely put ;) This blog is inspiring me, to paint.

10/13/2005 10:28:00 PM  
Blogger Bo Jaij said...

First of all

World-class blog you have here


I would go for the classic Soup & Salad combo

So every day..I'll try out a new soup and invent a salad dressing

Favourit soups these days are Pumpkin, Tom Yum and broccoli potato


Salads Anything with pomegranate.

10/13/2005 10:39:00 PM  
Blogger jenny said...

fish and chips

10/13/2005 11:15:00 PM  
Anonymous Dina said...

my god. I wana kill you. where can i get this fresh cream knafa its irresistable!

10/13/2005 11:29:00 PM  
Blogger MissCosmoKuwait said...

I'd go for the soup and harees...but since you mentioned knafa...I've been seriously craving it lately and can't wait to get my hands on one soon!

10/14/2005 02:22:00 AM  
Blogger Flamingoliya said...

burger and mashed potatos with mushroom sauce.

10/14/2005 02:39:00 AM  
Blogger Equalizer said...

Judy abott: Why? hehe didn;t like my food?

Ray: Are you serious?!!!! Well actually its quite interesting. Do you know that certain fine dining restaurants in New York serve that for dessert?

Marrakech: You paintings will in turn inspire me to create more ;)

Bo Jaij: Thanks and welcome, nice pairings! I love Tom Yum.

Jenny: I like that when its freezing weather served in newspaper.

Dina: it depends on where your location is :)

Misscosmo: The one I had was freshly made, but I recently discovered that a Kanafani is opening up literally next door, so bad news for me.

Flamy: might as well be bangers and mash!

10/14/2005 03:49:00 AM  
Blogger Rimyoleta said...

well I'm hungry now..I would eat the whole blog..ana 9ayma now:S...
HUNGRY :S

10/14/2005 03:38:00 PM  
Blogger Flamingoliya said...

emm yum yum
this is the first time i visit while fasting hehehe the pics look more delicious! :P~

next door!! allah e3eenik!!!

10/14/2005 05:04:00 PM  
Blogger teagirl said...

someone really likes food ~_^

10/14/2005 05:11:00 PM  
Blogger ray said...

eq,

i actually ate cookies for futoor today, 3 home-made butter cookies with a glass of milk and cinnamon :P,, hehe

it was nice, but not as light as i thought it would be.

10/14/2005 08:00:00 PM  
Anonymous Dina said...

Equalizaer: would u believe me if i tell u am in BEIRUT! and craving knafa too!! i know i know, its all over, but nothing beats my mama's toast and gaimar knafa at home, other than that, i pass :)

10/14/2005 08:13:00 PM  
Blogger LaiaLy_q8 said...

Hmm ..

I really had to think about this because I love food

I would choose

9amoon deyay weya bo6a6 (home made) and kanafat el kanafani (byn narain)

10/14/2005 08:38:00 PM  
Blogger Equalizer said...

Rimyoleta: well enter at your own risk :p

Flamy: Yeah, I'll just take some to work and watch them eat it hehe.

Photoflow: naaah not really I am not into food :p

Ray: youre scaring me hehe

Dina: you are not lebanese are you? You gotta give me some :p

Laialy: That quite heavy for me to think about now, I'm too full, but I know I can make it better :p If you allow me hehe

wv: vomeph (ok thats too obvious) even blogger is full!

10/14/2005 08:49:00 PM  
Blogger Erzulie said...

Everytime I stop by your post, I have to restrain myself from licking the computer screen.

10/14/2005 11:57:00 PM  
Blogger Blossom said...

I wanna get into double trouble !!!

10/15/2005 11:44:00 AM  
Blogger Equalizer said...

Erzulie: LOL well what would happen if it is actually infront of you? attack? hehe

Blossom: Mmmmmm being naughty lately huh? :p

10/15/2005 01:53:00 PM  
Blogger Papillona ® said...

I'm on a diet :(

why god why?

10/15/2005 02:00:00 PM  
Blogger Zaydoun said...

equalizer... did you ever try the $29 burger at DB Bistro Moderne in NYC?

Stuffed with ribs and foie gras, it is an orgasmic experience unmatched anywhere!

10/15/2005 03:26:00 PM  
Blogger Equalizer said...

papillona: I wish I can help you with that question hehe

Zaydoun: Yes I have heard about it. It kick started the gourmet burger movement. I wouldn't eat it though for obvious reasons.

10/15/2005 06:43:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Salam .i will go for the:
machbooos la7am with ma3booch and 7ashow and the Date Pudding from LORENZO

10/15/2005 07:08:00 PM  
Blogger Rimyoleta said...

ma3leesh but I wanna know what Do u kuwaiti eat in Ramadan?!..I mean in fatoor?!

10/16/2005 04:35:00 PM  
Blogger Equalizer said...

Anonymous: perfect choice!

Rimyoleta: Well what we eat is pretty much what we eat on a daily basis in non-ramadan months plus tashreeba, hareesa and jereesh. Hareesa is like a porridge made with shredded meat and topped with icing sugar and cinnamon and dihin 3adanee (baladee), jereesh is almost the same but with bulgur wheat and tomatoes and topped with fried onions.

10/16/2005 07:24:00 PM  
Blogger Zaydoun said...

Gastro... the ribs in the burger are not pork ribs. Unless its the foie gras you don't like

THE ORIGINAL db BURGER
Sirloin Burger Filled
with Braised Short Ribs, Foie Gras
and Black Truffles
Served on a Parmesan Bun
with Pommes Frites

HEAVEN!!

10/17/2005 02:04:00 AM  
Blogger Equalizer said...

Zaydoun: Thanks, now I'm booking on the next flight to NYC! Stay at Hotel QT for a change hehe

10/17/2005 12:25:00 PM  

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