I am crazy about Asian food for so many reasons. There are so many flavors at work in Asian cuisine and so many ways of putting them together. Asian Food generally requires as much cooking time as it does prep time. It works best when […]
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As I was leafing through Food and Wine Magazine from October 2018, I stopped at an article focused on Richard Olney. In the words of Wikipedia, “Richard Olney (April 12, 1927 – August 3, 1999) was an American painter, cook, food writer, editor, and memoirist […]
Asparagus: Our Ultimate Guide to 10 Wonderful Ways to Cook the Season’s Most Highly Awaited Vegetable
Here’s a whole gallery of dishes just waiting for Spring’s fresh Asparagus. Enjoy one or enjoy them all…it’s Asparagus Season. Let’s Celebrate! http://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2016/04/fresh-asparagus-salad-with-buratta.html http://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2015/06/tyler-florences-asparagus-grilled.html http://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2018/11/pasta-with-asparagus-and-mushrooms.html http://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2019/04/asparagus-and-mushroom-frittata.html http://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2014/06/paolas-carnegie-hill-restaurant-nyc-and.html http://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2015/05/florence-fabricants-fettucine-with.html http://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2015/05/dorie-greenspans-bacon-and-egg-and.html http://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2016/04/lemon-roasted-salmon-with-asparagus.html http://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2016/04/fresh-fettucine-with-sausage-asparagus.html http://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2016/05/braised-chicken-with-asparagus-peas-and.html
And now for something completely different…an Interview with Instachef Sensation, Chef Cliff Skighwalker
Yes, Chef! For some time, Andrew and I have been talking about adding a new feature to Chewing The Fat. It’s called “YES, CHEF!” and it’s all about the people who make the food that we find so fascinating. Over the years, I have done […]
My latest Travel Article for Travel-Wise has just been published. And with it, a recipe for Bali’s most popular dish.
In March, I took an amazing trip, some of which I have already shared on Chewing The Fat. But before I boarded Silversea’s Silver Muse for my culinary odyssey in Bali, Borneo and the Philippines, I spent a magical five days in Bali itself. It […]
The last time Andrew and I were in Paris, we pretty much went from one spectacular bakeshop or chocolatier to another. And you can’t really miss those belonging to Pastry Chef Extraordinaire Pierre Hermé. The man himself is arguably the most acclaimed of all living […]
Head north this summer: “A Foodie Road Trip Across Canada” is our guest post today. (There’s even a recipe for Moose.)
As some of our readers know, I am a Contributor to Travel-Wise.com. A lot of my travels end up on this wonderful resource which I highly recommend your visiting: www.Travel-Wise.com. It’s headquartered in Canada although its audience is bigger in the U.S. and the U.K. […]
If necessity is the Mother of Invention, Chef Einat Mazor’s daughter’s celiac disease is responsible for a truly wonderful break-through in Gluten-Free baking. The aptly named Extra White Gold Flours were a result of the Georgia-based Mazor’s child’s suffering and her determination to bring the […]
My friend Lorna said she thought I should focus some attention on seafood cookery. She’s convinced that most people don’t have a clue how to move beyond their one recipe for sword fish. Or tuna. Or flounder. That, when confronted with any other fish, they […]
Cinco de Mayo came one day late this year. We celebrated Seis de Mayo with this wonderful soup. It’s one of those soups that makes a meal. Rich, satisfying, and truly filled with the goodness of vegetables and spices for a depth of flavor we […]
I’ve wanted to cook Shakshuka for quite a while now, mostly so that I could say “ Your Shakshuka is ready”. The dish may be the ultimate breakfast for dinner. In Israel it is breakfast food. And what a start to the day. A bright, […]
A visit to the C.I.A., A recipe for a True Tuscan Bread Salad and one for a Lower Gluten Salad made with Wheatberries!!
The thrill of being invited to participate in a three-day adventure at the Culinary Institute of America, Napa Valley, California branch is about as good as it gets. Especially if you’re a self-taught home cook. And the experience exceeded every imaginable expectation I had. How […]
It’s been quite a while since the baker in our house appeared on Chewing The Fat. Truth is, Andrew does almost all his baking in Bridgehampton. That’s where the stand mixer is and all those other baking necessities. But to make these scones didn’t require […]
Our Report From Silversea: “An In-Depth Culinary Experience, S.A.L.T.” has just been published by Avid Cruiser.com
S.A.L.T. is the acronym for Silversea Cruise’s extraordinary new culinary program. It stands for “Sea And Land Taste.” And our latest sampling of what’s on offer assures us it will be a huge favorite of culinary-inclined cruisers. Food Wine and Travel Writer Monte Mathews reports […]