Category: Food & Drink

Valentine’s Day Flourless Chocolate Truffle Torte 0

Valentine’s Day Flourless Chocolate Truffle Torte

The month of February, cold and harsh, a blanket of white if we are so lucky, a breath of spring occasionally whispering in our ear, stuck unforgivingly somewhere between the rousing, glittery, festive end-of-the-year holiday season and the warming…
Proper Swedish Meatballs, With Cream Sauce And Mash 0

Proper Swedish Meatballs, With Cream Sauce And Mash

Any self-respecting Scandinavian food writer must have a good Swedish Meatballs recipe. We are after all talking about a dish that can only be described as The King Of Swedish Cuisine. Brought to the world – in a horrible version – by Swedish furni…
Good parma: delicious recipes with Italian cured ham 0

Good parma: delicious recipes with Italian cured ham

The first time I tasted parma ham was in one of those old-fashioned little trattorias that have man-sized pepper mills. It came with melon, unsalted butter and bread. The sweet fattiness, the muted saltiness, the silky texture – it was love at fi…
Native American food slated for downtown destination 0

Native American food slated for downtown destination

The city is trying to get back to its culinary roots. The Parks Department is searching for cooks who specialize in American Indian fare – think frybread, bison and beans – to run a food cart in Bowling Green. “People still love the hot dogs …
Polenta with a Twist 0

Polenta with a Twist

The Next Big Small Brand Competition held its second annual contest at Brooklyn Winery on Wednesday night, where finalists Liz Gutman, Fany Gerson, Scott Bridi, Nirmala Gupta and Loren Brill lined up for a shot at the big time and a big boost for…
Lime marmalade recipe 0

Lime marmalade recipe

Wash the limes. Cut them in half and juice them (reserve the juice). Cover the skins in cold water and refrigerate overnight. The next day drain the skins, cut into quarters and scrape out the flesh and membrane. Put this on to a 40cm (16in) square…
Hot pear cobbler & almonds with ice cream 0

Hot pear cobbler & almonds with ice cream

Mark Shoup knows about cold weather. The executive chef at Robert Redford’s Sundance Resort in Utah serves up a lot of hot comfort food when hungry skiers sit down in the main dining room, the Foundry Grill. High on his list of favorites is hot …
A foodie’s guide to the borough’s best eats 0

A foodie’s guide to the borough’s best eats

It’s where you’ll find the best tacos and freshest mozzarella and where the hippest New Yorkers flock to eat. It’s the birthplace of New York’s iconic thin-crust pizza and creamy cheesecake − and it’s not Manhattan. As a travel writer, Broo…
Quince and hazelnut trifle recipe 0

Quince and hazelnut trifle recipe

I love trifle, when not spoiled by powdered custard and tinned fruit. This version is with quince; I use the fleshier larger quince you can get in Arabic shops and farmers’ markets. I have also been known to make Christmas trifle with cooked froz…