Culinary techniques

how to make garlic oil

Brazilian Garlic Oil

On a recent trip to Brazil we stopped for lunch at the idyllic Bar Cepilho, right on the beach near Trindade (three or four hours south of Rio).A truly sta...
how to boil an egg

So You Think You Know How to Boil an Egg?

“Messer Lorenzo…. believes that those who have mastered the art of egg-boiling…are useful and worthy creatures. And because Messer Lorenzo believes that egg-boi...
how to make damson gin

How to Make Damson Gin

"You have to be quick to get hold of damsons, though, and it's best to know someone with a tree. " -Diana Henry, Roast Figs, Sugar Snow  We began our...