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Has anyone ever used a "Fakir Cook"? [moved from Chicago board]

saffy Oct 31, 2006 06:26 PM

I have seen this product on a European cooking product website, and wanted to know if it was worth the pricetag (abour $450). It's a type of grill with spikes that you turn upside down on a grill until they're red hot, then flip it over and cook your meat by placing it on the spikes, I think. Any comments?

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    Miseenplace RE: saffy Nov 2, 2006 09:54 PM

    Sounds dangerous! What ethnicity is this?

    Be careful

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      saffy RE: saffy Nov 3, 2006 01:18 AM

      The J.B. Prince catalogue has them. You can search "fakir" and it will come up. I think it was invented by a chef in Spain. I came across it while looking into El Bulli.

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