discoveries

all kinds of surprising knowledge related to food and drink – literary allusions, songs with a culinary meaning, historical and scientific explanations….

recipe for glace cherry cookies

Indian Gold and Ruby Cookies

When we reached the Serai hotel in Chikmagalur we were hot and dusty; and starving having not been able to cobble together enough cash to buy ourselves lunch (w...
What are salty fingers?

OK – so what are salty fingers?

Salty fingers…. or to be more precise Salty Fingers®, is the brand name registered by the Dutch company Koppert Cress for a bizarre-looking edible leaf. It's a ...
Basil Bliss cocktail at the W bar in Verbier

Basil Bliss Cocktail

Alright - so this month's cocktail is the fresh and piquant Basil Bliss.Where did we discover this summery delight? Rather surprisingly - there's something ...