CK Food Links--Friday August 1, 2008

Here's yet another selection of particularly interesting food-related links from around the internet.
Another helpful food photography post, this time about etiquette and technique for restaurant food photos, from the always insightful Jen Yu at Use Real Butter. And for those readers who really want to get in touch with their inner photographer, see an excellent roundup of 25 Great Photography Tutorials from Digital Photography School.

Arroz Verde (green rice) courtesy of Frantic Home Cook. This is the kind of easy, creative and ethnic food that CK is all about. Almost as easy as my Mock Wild Rice! By the way, if you can't find poblano chiles, you can substitute green bell peppers.

Antioxidant alert! Ben Herrera brings us Collard Greens Wraps stuffed with shredded chicken in red salsa at his blog What's Cooking.

Two glorious posts on making gnocchi:
Potato Gnocchi: A Primer from CheapHealthyGood, and
Ricotta Gnocchi from Chefs Gone Wild.

The last full on tantrum I had in the kitchen was more than four years ago, when I tried to make gnocchi and those little bastards all gave up and disintegrated in the water on me. I thank Kris at CheapHealthyGood from the bottom of my heart for her primer on how to make gnocchi the right way. And Chefs Gone Wild takes things up another level with a lighter, fluffier gnocchi that you actually saute to a deep golden brown. I can't wait to try it.

And finally, for all you David Bowie fans out there... this one's for you.

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