I chose radishes and yellow pepper for one reason: pretty. Feel free to choose other non-watery, crunchy vegetables.
You think it’s obnoxious that I just deemed one of my own recipes “best” and I don’t blame you but hear me out.
Tthis is possibly maybe a style of Singapore dish that Sri Lankans eat (and maybe sometimes make) by way of Chinese restaurants and cooks in the south of Sri Lanka.
You will love! You will not be able to stop. Unless you are in that odd camp of people who hates onions.
One December day in New York, on the first real snow day of the winter, I went to M. Wells Dinette at MoMA PS1. It was cold enough outside that I passed over the things I probably should have ordered when dining somewhere that the food is so special. I ordered roasted roots: roasted carrots [...]
In 2004 the Dalai Lama came to Toronto to perform a Kalachakra and I attended for part of the week-long event. Aside from being a memorable spiritual experience in my life, it was a great cultural experience. I got to embed myself among hundreds of Tibetan expatriates for days–they must have made up about 80% [...]
Once upon a time, I stumbled across a recipe for “eggplant bacon” and it was good.
My friend Lulu graciously hosted me in her West Village apartment recently. We crammed all of our fun together into a little over 36 hours that looked something like this…
Un-sauced, uncomplicated comfort in a bowl. Best served with art.
I wanted to bring you a list of my favourite kitchen tools of late, the gadgets I would actually recommend you buy to make cooking easier and more enjoyable every day. And then I realized that the things I’m reaching for right now are not gadgets at all, but the simplest, most ordinary things. These [...]
You see an egg, I see a crouton. The egg yolk makes the risotto richer, tastier and makes the most luxurious crouton ever.
A few weeks ago I called my mother to ask her to share her recipe for caramel flan. She couldn’t believe my timing. She’d just found a tiny scrap of paper on which her mother had hand-written that very recipe. I couldn’t believe my luck! My grandmother, whom I miss and whose cooking cannot be matched. Her recipe. It was meant to be. And then…