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...