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Old 07-16-2006, 07:58 AM   #1
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¡HOLA! from Caracas

I'm 3,000 ft above sea level, it's a bright sunny day and the temperature is around 80ºF - and it's still not 8am!
My name's Clive, originally from Kent, England, married to a Venezuelan and living here in Caracas since 1981.
Passionate about cooking, love Indian food, Mediterranean food, Vegetarian food - and anything with chiles in it!
I founded a small company (MASALA) some 3 years ago, making chutneys, pickles and hot sauces, catering for small cocktail parties and providing Indian Gourmet meals for small dinner parties.

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Old 07-16-2006, 08:42 AM   #2
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Hola back to you Clive!! Glad that you have found us! It is always nice to meet another foodie from different parts of the world!! I am just beginning to learn a little about cuisines in South America, I hope you can introduce to us some of the Venezuelan specialties!! There are quite a few expats on this board, myself included, yet another international flair is a definite welcome here!! Hope you can share tonz of ideas and fun with us, so hang with us whenever you can!!
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Old 07-16-2006, 09:16 AM   #3
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"hope you can introduce to us some of the Venezuelan specialties!! "

Oh my, can he ever!! Clive is another friend of mine and his chutneys are to die for! Welcome Clive - so far ( ;) ) everyone has been so friendly on this site - and the ideas posted are just great!!
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Old 07-16-2006, 11:23 AM   #4
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Old 07-16-2006, 12:18 PM   #5
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So glad to have you here, clive!

I cannot wait to see some of your south American specialties!!!
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Old 07-16-2006, 01:13 PM   #6
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Bienvenido Clive! Estas en el mejor lugar para charlar de cocina!
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Old 07-16-2006, 09:10 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by cliveb
I'm 3,000 ft above sea level, it's a bright sunny day and the temperature is around 80ºF - and it's still not 8am!
My name's Clive, originally from Kent, England, married to a Venezuelan and living here in Caracas since 1981.
Passionate about cooking, love Indian food, Mediterranean food, Vegetarian food - and anything with chiles in it!
I founded a small company (MASALA) some 3 years ago, making chutneys, pickles and hot sauces, catering for small cocktail parties and providing Indian Gourmet meals for small dinner parties.
Hello up there! Welcome to DC.
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Old 07-16-2006, 09:49 PM   #9
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Hey Clive!

CJS is so right because this man is the Chutney King and he's as spicy as his sauces.
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Old 07-17-2006, 01:38 AM   #10
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Great to see you Clive!
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