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  • Make certain your hands are cool for the rolling, or better still, leave the truffles rough-edged.

    Nigel Slater's classic chocolate truffles

  • The pit was raised and the orchestra, embracing period instrument habits – short bows, wooden flutes – played with rough-edged enthusiasm.

    Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra/Chailly; Castor and Pollux– review

  • You could use them as the base of a boozy preserve, which is unlikely to set, by boiling the fruit with sugar and a little water until it partially thickens, then serve with warm, plain scones no sultanas here or a toasted, rough-edged crumpet.

    Nigel Slater's damson recipes

  • We Were Promised Jetpacks, a young outfit from Edinburgh, are a band of enormous heart – their formula of emotional difficulties and quiet/loud guitar dynamics is not exactly untested, but it's done with a passion that gives them an endearingly rough-edged quality.

    This week's new live music

  • Barbery's debut, occasionally rough-edged and uneven in structure, showcases her lush and satisfying prose and sets the stage for what has come.

    Gourmet Rhapsody by Muriel Barbery: Book summary

  • Susana lives in the rough-edged north of the city, near metro Consulado.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • It is easy to imagine why the rough-edged Duffy might have appealed to Weinstein, who had recently enjoyed considerable success distributing films by young director-mavericks Quentin Tarantino and Kevin Smith.

    'The Boondock Saints II': A cult hit gets a second shot | EW.com

  • When first seen in Jim Mickle's rough-edged vampire movie, Stake Land, opening in limited release Friday 4/22/11, Kelly McGillis is in a badly torn nun's habit, blood running down her face, shrieking at the top of her lungs while running to save her own life.

    Marshall Fine: Interview: Actress Kelly McGillis in Stake Land

  • Underneath the Bourbon-Street-meets-bunraku jambalaya, some of the original play — in an excellent translation by Shakespeare specialist Jean-Michel D é splats — shines through, particularly in scenes between Blanche and her rough-edged here heavily tattooed gentleman caller Mitch.

    French 'Streetcar' Takes a Detour Via Japan

  • “Catriona,” the rough-edged purr of her name ignited long dormant passions.

    Earl of Durkness

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