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Instead of a Wine Quiz Today…

December 15, 2013 Leave a comment Go to comments

Yes, I had a full intention of publishing the next wine quiz. But I stumbled. The quiz was supposed to be about Dolcetto, and I really couldn’t figure out my approach to the questions, hence… no quiz.

But you know that nasty feeling, when you created a program, a plan, a schedule, if you will  – which you now can’t fulfill? Yeah, not pleasant. So, as I usually do in the difficult blogging moments, I bring the videos to the rescue.

Below are some of my most favorite food videos – I’m even surprised that I didn’t share them before. Two of them are the commercials of the Lurpak butter. No, they are not new, but to tell you the truth, they represent food porn in such a pure form, that I keep coming back to them just for a quick minute of pleasure.

I also recommend watching these videos in the full screen mode – for the maximum effect.

The first one was called Kitchen Odyssey:

The next one, is a whole group of Lurpak commercials:

The last one is not for the faint at heart – if you are on a diet, or simply despise heavy foods, skip it. For the rest of you – this is a hard core food. This video comes from the Epic Meal Time, which has a whole series dedicated to fun and radical cooking. Disclaimer – no, I don’t eat like that, but find watching this video very enjoyable.

That’s all I have for you for today. Off to work on my Beef Bourguignon recipe – will be shared soon. Cheers!

  1. December 15, 2013 at 8:19 am

    I love the lurpak commercials, they are beautifully done, artistic, and make me want to cook. The last video, well you warned us but I actually found it very entertaining, felt like my stomach was doing flip flops with all that deep fried high fat carb laden food but it was well done.

    • talkavino
      December 15, 2013 at 8:45 am

      Yep, Lurpak are probably some of the best out there. Epic has more of the cool stuff, you can look them up. But I agree, I kind of jump with every next calories- intensifying cooking maneuver…

  2. December 15, 2013 at 9:35 am

    Love these! Thanks for sharing!

    • talkavino
      December 15, 2013 at 11:05 am

      Thanks for the comment! Glad you like it!

  3. December 15, 2013 at 10:11 am

    I may have to rethink my avoidance of television after the first two commercials. They are mini-works of art and make one realize that a glass of wine is perfect to accompany most dishes.

    • talkavino
      December 15, 2013 at 11:07 am

      Well, it is much easier to watch on youtube – I definitely don’t watch enough TV to see those commercials on the TV itself… I think Lurpak commercials are outstanding.

  4. December 15, 2013 at 12:28 pm

    OK, I was going to make lunch but after the Epic Meal Breakfast video, I think that I might fast.

    • talkavino
      December 16, 2013 at 6:02 am

      Well, you don’t have to cook with that much bacon and beer batter : )

  5. PSsquared
    December 15, 2013 at 4:32 pm

    The first two were very artistic. That last one was funny until they started eating it, and then it crossed over into gross, but very funny. Thanks for sharing. 🙂

    • talkavino
      December 16, 2013 at 6:03 am

      I agree with you – the consumption part in the last video looks quite gross… But I still find this video funny : )

  6. December 17, 2013 at 7:56 pm

    The last one I like most. It’s pretty funny and entertaining 🙂 Thanks for sharing!
    Looking forward to your next quiz 🙂

    • talkavino
      December 18, 2013 at 3:10 pm

      Julian, I’m glad you liked the video! Yes, it is quite funny – you can look up some other videos from the Epic Food – they are quite entertaining. The quizzes will resume, but probably after the New Year.

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