Uploaded on Oct 20, 2008
Caramelized citrus oils: You never knew how crucial they were, says this CHOW contributor.
CHOW Tips are the shared wisdom of our community. If you've figured out some piece of food, drink, or cooking wisdom that the world has to know about, send us a message and tell us what you've got in mind!
See all the newest uploads from CHOW with the Latest Videos playlist: http://bit.ly/owLvNO
Subscribe to CHOW: http://bit.ly/xTzxYj
For more recipes, stories and videos, check out http://www.chow.com/videos
CHOW on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/CHOW
CHOW on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Chow
So you finish making your Negroni and you want to put a flaming citrus peel garnish upon it. You grab your orange, your paring knife, peel small piece off. Grab your match. Gently bring in the flame, just in front, back and forth, bringing the oils of the skin to the surface and ignite. Caramelizing the oils right over the cocktail, rubbing the skin around the edge of the glass and drop the pith into the cocktail.
Standard YouTube License