Posted by the editors on Monday, 2 May 2011
The true gimlet, complete with homemade lime cordial
Toby Cecchini has written “Case Study | Building a Better Mixer”, in the T-Magazine section of The New York Times, looking at the gimlet cocktail, be it with vodka, gin or rum, and its most crucial ingredient, be it lime cordial, Rose’s lime juice, home-squeezed lime juice, or, even better, home-made lime cordial. Cecchini, in mad scientist mode, offers up a summary of his experimentations, and, in the end, a definitive recipe for sublime lime cordial, fit, even, for a child, a scurvy-stricken sailor, or, with one’s own preferred alcohol, the rest of us. Piercing.
Wikipedia offers up its crowd-sourced wisdom on the subject of the gimlet, here.
image: Photograph by Joe Ray, styling by Toby Cecchini/The New York Times
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Posted by the editors on Sunday, 1 May 2011
Italian-Jamaican – Fresh curry cavatelli is among the “fusion” dishes on the menu at Torrisi Italian Specialties
The great Frank Bruni has written an excellent, fascinating and inspiring article entitled “Cooking Up a Big Idea in Little Italy” in the Magazine section of The New York Times, looking at the exciting new dynamic in Italian food, restaurants, and chefs, notably in New York, focusing on the chefs Rich Torrisi and Mario Carbone of the restaurant Torrisi Italian Specialties, on the edge of Little Italy in Manhattan. The savourously detailed article includes Torrisi and Carbone’s recipes for Fried Rice With Prosciutto and Devil’s Chicken (Chicken fra Diavolo) and a very nice slide show,The Fusion Kings of Little Italy (though “fusion”, as a word, appears to be distinctly on the outs, the food is most definitely, deliciously, on the up-and-up!). Mama mia!!
Here’s a link to Google Maps for Little Italy in New York, so you don’t lose your way.
image: Rebecca Greenfield/The New York Times
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Posted by the editors on Tuesday, 25 January 2011
HBC Gallery, Restaurant & Artspace in Berlin
image: Oliver Hartung /The New York Times
Gisela Williams has written an interesting article entitled “Art Meets Food in Berlin” in the Travel section of The New York Times looking at the dynamic, and fascinating collaborations between artists, chefs and restaurants in Berlin. Worth reading whether you’re an artist, a chef, a restaurant owner or manager, an art-lover, hungry for some food for thought, or just plain hungry.
We’ll see you there.
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