A follow-up to the James Beard and IACP award-winning book Flour Water Salt Yeast, featuring an unprecedented look into the mechanics of pizza-dough making, plus scores of recipes for pizzas in every style: Neapolitan, Roman, American pan pizza, New York-style, creative flat breads, gluten-free pizza, and more. Continue reading
Category Archives: Eat: Book Excerpts
A Gourmet Chef, A Magician and Mysteries Abound – a Book Excerpt and Two Recipes
The Accidental Alchemist mystery series, written by Gigi Pandian, is about an ancient book of alchemy, a Parisian gargoyle who was accidentally brought to life and became a gourmet chef, and a female alchemist who never set out to discover the Elixir of Life. Continue reading
Game of Scones
by Marilyn Freund
If there’s anyone on your holiday gift list who is a “Game of Thrones” geek, have I got a score for you!
Game of Scones: All Men Must Dine (by Jammy Lannister) is a small, hardback cookbook in which all the recipes are named for characters or events in George R.R. Martin’s epic work, A Song of Ice and Fire, better known by its HBO title, Game of Thrones. (via Indiebound or Amazon.) And so we have Tyrion’s Shortbread, Red (Velvet) Wedding Cake, and my favorite, Daenerys’ Dragon Eggs and Unsullied Soldiers (without nuts). Fans will get these jokes; the rest not so much. Continue reading
FLAVOR FLOURS – Two Recipes by Alice Medrich
“My career started with a handwritten recipe for the tiny cocoa-dusted chocolate truffles given to me by my Paris landlady in 1973. The truffles had captivated me with their pure bittersweet flavor, and the recipe changed my life. Continue reading
Wild Green Pie from Eating Wildly by Ava Chin
In this touching and informative memoir about foraging for food in New York City, Ava Chin finds sustenance…and so much more.
Eat Real Festival Recipes from Rancho Llano Seco and Baia Pasta
The Eat Real Festival has food for all tastes and diets and this week we offer two pairs of very different approaches to having great meals with pasta and beans from BAIA Pasta and Rancho Gordo plus two meaty repasts from Rancho Llano Seco and friends. Continue reading