a glass of espresso fredo

espresso fredo

Whilst I was in Italy this year, I was introduced to the most marvellous iced coffee. What I discovered was “espresso fredo”, or cold espresso coffee.

a piece of sous vide rump steak, cut to show inside

sous vide rump steak

A steak that tastes of steak, cooked to your exact taste, perhaps served with a sauce, or herb butter, accompanied by a salad sounds simple. Getting it all right is not difficult, but getting it right consistently is somewhat harder.

sunbeam sous vide machine

the best kitchen appliance I ever bought

So what is sous vide cooking? Simply, it is cooking sealed food in a precisely controlled water bath, and this post discusses it.