You may have already noticed that I’m one for ingredient fixations. It’s not unusual for me to become fixated outside the kitchen, too. If I find a new song that I love, I will play it on repeat until I can’t bear it any more. Read More
Cilantro is a polarizing herb. Not beloved like earthy rosemary, which conjures up a nonna in Italy making a roast leg of lamb, or fantasized about like pungent summer lavender Southern France, for some unlucky tasters, cilantro is as unpalatable as soap. If you’re like me, then a handful of verdant leaves swirled into soup or sprinkled on tacos is a blessing. Read More
This may not be the most exciting smoothie, but it’s healthy, filling, and delicious. I play off a basic formula when creating breakfast beverages, and this smoothie is no exception. There’s not much of a story with this recipe, unlike some other smoothies, but just a guide to building your own smoothie and how to mix and match ingredients.
One of the reasons I love Flour Bakery + Cafe in Boston, MA so much is because Pastry Chef and owner Joanne Chang takes on so many childhood classics. Whether it’s as simple as mastering the best chocolate chip cookie, or something more complex, yet just as homey, as a granola bar, the remaking of childhood treats resonates the nostalgic baker in me. Read More
I’ve been cooking a lot with prosciutto. Mostly because it’s delicious, but also to share it’s versatility with you. Packed with flavor, prosciutto improves many dishes with only a small amount, which is easy on your wallet (and figure). What’s great about this salad in particular, is that it takes two multipurpose ingredients and combines them in a new meal. Again, good for budgeting. Read More
Whether it’s finding the best goat tacos in LA, spotting a well-worn vintage bag in Sweden, or interviewing the “crab man” selling seafood on a corner in Harlem, we tell stories seen from Chef Marcus Samuelsson‘s point of view. MarcusSamuelsson.com strives to create conversations about food, nutrition, culture, art, and design. We want to find Read More