Food Lovers Encyclopedia: I

An encyclopedia of good taste: I

Illustration by John Burgoyne

Ice Cream
[what we all scream for]
When Edward Belden puts the pedal to the metal, he does something far sweeter than going from 0 to 60: He creates freshly churned ice cream. in flavors like Mexican chocolate, salted caramel, and Thai iced tea. After two years spent rolling around town on a custom-built tricycle rigged with a Country Freezer ice cream maker, Belden is taking his Peddler’s Creamery off-road and hopes to open a storefront in downtown’s Historic Core neighborhood before the end of the year.  

Institute of Domestic Technology
[home ec for grown-ups]
The detached kitchen at the sweeping Zane Grey Estate in Altadena doubles as the home of this fantasy food-crafting school. Learn everything from canning to breadmaking to advanced cheesemaking in a series of classes taught by artisanal gurus. [See Fig. 4.]