dr Ryan Bromley

is a food and drink industry maverick with fingers in many sauce pans – once a chef, always a chef. A scholar of the chemical senses and a curator of food in art, he is passionate about craft spirits, soul food and soulful living.
Back to the Roots
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Back to the Roots

Sweet potato pie is one of my favourite recipes from the southern United States – I think of it as an upgraded version of pumpkin pie. Like most pies, there is a cornucopia of possible variations; including pecans, bourbon, and maple syrup.
dr Ryan Bromley
Carpe Diem
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Carpe Diem

Our gastronomy expert reflects on the Polish tradition of eating carp on Christmas Eve, and gives a recipe for coconut carp curry.
dr Ryan Bromley
A Revolutionary Condiment
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A Revolutionary Condiment

Our gastronomy expert outlines the virtues of spicy peppers, and gives a recipe for fermented chili sauce.
dr Ryan Bromley
Sour Milk, Sweet Life
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Sour Milk, Sweet Life

Our gastronomy expert recalls the lost art of cooking techniques, and gives a recipe for homemade yoghurt.
dr Ryan Bromley
A Spiritual Spritzer
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A Spiritual Spritzer

Our gastronomy expert explores the folklore behind elderberries, and gives a recipe for homemade elderflower cordial.
dr Ryan Bromley
Christmas Memories Laced with Spice
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Christmas Memories Laced with Spice

Our gastronomy expert remembers the spicy warmth of cardamom, and gives a recipe for homemade masala chai.
dr Ryan Bromley
The Power of Sour
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The Power of Sour

Our gastronomy expert describes the culinary importance of sourness, and gives a recipe for homemade apple cider vinegar.
dr Ryan Bromley
Not Such a Hard Nut to Crack
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Not Such a Hard Nut to Crack

Our gastronomy expert reminisces about the glorious taste of peanuts, and gives a recipe for homemade peanut butter.
dr Ryan Bromley
Poster-Child of the Counterculture
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Poster-Child of the Counterculture

Our gastronomy expert muses on the revolutionary roots of toasted oats, and gives a recipe for homemade granola.
dr Ryan Bromley