A good cocktail depends on technique just as much as the right ingredients. Follow a few tips, and your shaken drinks will be brought to a new level. Estelle Bossy, head bartender at Del Posto, shows how to shake and double-strain like a pro.
For a twist on simple syrup in cocktails, try honey syrup! It’s delicious in bourbon cocktails, but let your imagination run wild and try it with tequila, rum, you name it. Thanks, bees–you rock. Check out how to make a perfect honey syrup with Estelle Bossy, head bartender at Del Posto.
I first came to the Leelanau Peninsula over a decade ago. My wife, Susi, went to college in Michigan, and she had friends near Traverse City. We rented a house on a little beach for a week. The next year it was two weeks, the next year three, then four. We ended up buying a 1920’s…
grilled pizza margherita
The quintessential pizza, named for Italy’s Queen Margherita and sporting the colors of the Italian flag. Don’t worry if the pizzas aren’t perfectly round-in fact, they will look much more appealing if they are not. But be sure to let the dough set and firm up on the grill before flipping it over, or it may stick or tear. I once rushed this step on a live taping of Good Morning America, with disastrous results, so wait…just wait!
Via Alta Studio Kitchen
Introducing the brand-spanking-new Via Alta Studio Kitchen. Team Batali is psyched to shoot some amazing videos here in 2015! To christen the new space, Babbo pastry chef Rebecca DeAngelis whips up a special olive oil & blood orange cake. To learn more about the studio, click here