An evening in El Bulli always starts off with a cocktail. Today it's a Margarita served in a frozen snow cube where one is instructed to scoop up the Margarita tasting slush ice together with the salted foam on top.
Learning to Make Sake: Fushimi's water, with it's temperate mineral balance is responsible for Fushimi-zake being considered 'feminine' in taste. The master brewer invited me down to the lab to try 3 sakes that he is particularly proud of.
Sheridan's Coffee Layered Liqueur ~ finally tracked down a bottle, and it is still the coolest bottle design yet. The two separate black and white filled glass bottle share a cap, which pours perfectly layered drinks.
Forget wheatgrass! Pennywort has been credited with helping a Chinese tai chi master live to 256 and a Sri Lankan king satisfy his harem of 50 women. My recipe for nuoc rau ma (Vietnamese pennywort juice).