In some ways, the Pimm’s Cup is Britain’s answer to America’s sherry cobbler, given its scant alcohol content and flashy garnish game.
You can be endlessly inventive with vegetable stacks, discovering your own favorite combinations. You want to cut the vegetables about 1/2 inch thick, and then layer twice—any higher than that and your stack is likely to topple.
Trust Nigella: Turkish eggs, eggs poached on Greek yogurt, is a revelation and a complete sensation.
In simple recipes, the little things count. This margarita variation gets a caramelly richness from aged tequila and agave nectar, bumped up with grilled lemon halves. The fruit gets browned quickly, then adds a slightly sweet, toasty flavor to the drink.
This remarkable drink draws out the floral, peppery character of aged tequila by pairing the spirit with a little good olive oil. While the drink also includes a whole egg, which helps the flavorful oil to emulsify properly, this is nothing like heavy eggnog. It’s light and subtle on the palate.
This rare treasure, an umami-rich sweet-salty-smoky chipotle number, balances juicy pineapple with grassy green cilantro. It straddles the line between sweet and savory: a handful of cherry tomatoes tamps down the fruity flavor without pushing the drink into full-on Bloody Mary territory.