Friday, March 10, 2006
Rachel, an enthusiast of my cooking classes, who recently spent one year in New York with her family while her husband was doing his medical residency (and who never missed a single weekly class), recently invited me to give a demo in her neighborhood in Los Angeles. During my visit, her mother gave me some goodies she grew in her orchard: magnificent citrus, loquats and mint. For the road, she urged me. The whole airplane smelled like heaven.
Rachel’s mother came to
Well, this shabbos I served the work-in-progress (ideally, it should steep several months, and my mixture was only about 10 days old). Oh my gosh, it was disappearing so fast I was only able to rescue a small amount, which is now under lock and key while it fully “incubates”. It was voted best etrog liqueur, and it can only get better with time. So, if the final results are as good as the promise they hold, we will share the secret!