To make the pastry, put the flour, butter and salt into a food processor and whizz until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Add about ½ tbsp water and whizz again. If it doesn’t come together add another ½ tbsp water. Whizz again until the mixture comes together into a ball. Wrap in clingfilm and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Preheat the oven to 200C, 400F, gas 6. Roll out the pastry and use it to line a 23cm (9in) loose-bottomed tart tin. Chill in the fridge or freezer.
I’ve been re-reading American chef Gabrielle Hamilton’s brilliant memoir, Blood, Bones & Butter, and laughing at how she punches the food world’s dearest shibboleths. Shopping for vegetables, she notes that whoever came up with the ‘local and seasonal’ mantra must live in California. What’s surprising is that Hamilton experiences this exasperation in a summer market in Puglia. ‘My jaw tightens and I’m grinding my molars at all this eggplant [aubergine],’ she writes.
Amid the wood panelling, ancient paintings and glittering chandeliers of the Spanish Embassy, waiters carry trays of skinny, olive-oil-drenched toast smeared with chocolate ganache and sprinkled with salt. This was 2008, Ferran Adrià was doing the food, and the chocolate-salt-olive-oil combo was considered risqué. Pairing chocolate with salt – as is the way when things become fashionable – has now moved from risqué to passé.
@KitchenBee@mcgregor_renee Was talking to @rubytandoh about this. Rules are so seductive- that’s what makes it problematic to talk about foods that are good and bad (difficult when you are discussing ‘ultra processed’ food).
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