Food and drink

7 steps to culinary enlightenment

July 1, 2019 Jack 0

If you’re the sort of person who, in culinary terms, likes and dislikes exactly the same things you enjoyed as a child, stop reading. This will be meaningless. On the other hand, if your palate has evolved over the years, then you might want to try this little exercise yourself. […]

Costa Brava

El Bulli Restaurant, In Ferran We Trust

July 31, 2011 Jack 4

Ferran Adriá approaches the chef in front of me. He inserts the tip of a pair of tweezers into what looks like a miniature uncooked egg with a pea instead of yolk. He tastes it, says something to the chef and smiles. I feel relieved on the chef’s behalf. […]

Costa Brava

Drinking Estrella Damm at El Bulli

June 4, 2011 Jack 0

This wonderful video for Estrella Damm, set in and around El Bulli in Costa Brava, just makes me grin from ear to ear. It was a real treat of a surprise to see lots of the places we’d visited whilst we were there. […]