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medlar

All About Medlars

"I ate it all, all of it, culminating in the platonic ideal of farmers' markets: real farmers offering walnuts, honey, medlars in the bonkers ruins of Szimpla K...
food market in rio

Intriguing Food at a Market in Rio

“You won’t find the true spirit of Rio in the flashy bars and tourist-traps of Ipanema – you’ll find it in the bustling street markets and little restaurants th...
how to cook sweetbreads

How to Prepare and Cook Sublime Sweetbreads

“The greatest of all ‘umbles is the sweetbread……There’s something about the combination of rich, spongy flesh and a delicate offal flavour that makes it the mos...
all about epazote

What is Epazote?

Inspired by Jozef Youssef’s enthusiasm for Mexican cooking I began experimenting with a recipe involving pork fillet.Most ingredients were straightforward a...