Dinner tonight came from Barcelona Wine Bar’s cookbook: tuna tartare (we served it with Terra chips because no, I’m not frying yucca chips at home for two people) and pollo al pimentos with potatoes. (Note: link to cookbook is an affiliate link.)
Served with some cava and then some Prima Toro, it’s been a very good Friday.
GoPro cameras capture action all over the world, from Olympic ski jumps in Sochi to cuddly lion hugfests on the South African savanna. Now, Food & Wine’s new site FWx is putting GoPros somewhere even more extreme: behind the controls of super-tricked-out espresso machines in the country’s top coffee shops. In this clip, barista Erin Meister straps a GoPro to her head for a first-person view of how a cappuccino gets made at Counter Culture Coffee’s New York Training Center.
Nominate your favorite coffee bars on Twitter using #FWx @foodandwine. Your dreamy barista could wear the Cappuccino Cam next.
Whether you’re picking your own, gathering bushels from the farmers’ market or buying in bulk from the grocery store, strawberries by the bowlful are what’s for breakfast, lunch and dinner this time of year (or at least they should be). But stemming and coring the delicious red berry can be tedious. In this week’s Mad Genius Tips video, F&W’s Test Kitchen fruit ninja Justin Chapple shows you how to make quick work of that annoying task—armed with nothing but a straw. Learn more quick and brilliant skills by watching all of F&W’s Mad Genius Tips videos.