By Max Halley and Ben Benton
You don’t have to but it is a good idea to have a sugar thermometer for this kind of thing.
Remember there is nothing on earth worse than being burned by molten sugar.
Combine the water, sugar and salt in a heavy-bottomed saucepan and place over a medium heat. Do not stir. Simply swill the pan to let the sugar dissolve and start to bubble and darken. After roughly 5—6 minutes, y