A Tart Solution for Sweet Crumb Cake

A Tart Solution for Sweet Crumb Cake

Photo The addition of grapefruit pulls crumb cake again from the brink of cloying sweetness. Credit Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times With easy-to-peel satsumas, seedless clementines and scarlet blood oranges all accessible to fulfill citrus yearnings, it may be exhausting to recollect to offer grapefruits their due. Even once I do assume to […]

The Humble Potato Is Exalted in the Mountains of Peru

The Humble Potato Is Exalted within the Mountains of Peru

Chahuaytire, Peru — Gumercinda Quispe is a descendant of Peruvian Incas and right here, excessive within the Andes, greater than 12,500 ft above sea degree, she has ready a nourishing, spicy potato soup, quacha chuño. She has made it with each contemporary potatoes and chuño, the dried, laborious white potatoes which are nonetheless ready only […]

Craving a Taste of Spring? Try This.

Craving a Taste of Spring? Try This.

Photo Sweet, tart and slightly savory, lemon olive oil ice cream is a reminder of hotter instances, even when a chill hangs within the air. Credit Craig Lee for The New York Times Without fail, yearly early spring on the farmer’s market brings disappointment. We dutifully pack our tote baggage with excessive hopes for rhubarb […]

Weight Watchers Gets Its Own Makeover

Weight Watchers Gets Its Own Makeover

A sudden, if unfocused, epiphany got here after a summer season working as receptionist and occasional match mannequin for the corporate that made Nik Nik, the brightly patterned polyester shirts in style throughout the disco years. She broke an engagement to her high-school boyfriend and telephoned her dad and mom. “I’m moving to New York,” […]

Riffing On One of the World’s Great Sandwiches

Riffing On One of the World’s Great Sandwiches

Photo The traditional banh mi comprises pâté, ham and roasted pork, however miniature pan-fried crab desserts are a intelligent twist on the unique. Credit Karsten Moran for The New York Times Oddly sufficient, I first tasted banh mi, one of many world’s most delectable sandwiches, in Albuquerque. This was many years in the past; I […]

What’s for Lunch? Soup, With a Side of Art

What’s for Lunch? Soup, With a Side of Art

Mr. Navarro’s edible drawings match into the custom of meals as efficiency or medium: the culinary manifestoes of the Futurists and Surrealists; the communal eating happenings of Gordon Matta-Clark, Rirkrit Tiravanija and Jennifer Rubell; Joseph Beuys’s use of chocolate, lard and dried meat. But Mr. Navarro is an outlier, Mr. Littman asserted. “I’ve eaten Paul […]

A God Among Vegetables

A God Among Vegetables

Photo Lemon-and-mint-infused mashed potatoes match the fragile, springlike flavors of asparagus and almonds. Credit Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times In Britain, the place I dwell, asparagus is a god amongst greens. It is greeted with actual reverence in spring, as if nothing value consuming has been accessible for months. With a deep sigh […]

Catering to Fliers’ Tastes at 30,000 Feet

Catering to Fliers’ Tastes at 30,000 Feet

Why does meals served on a aircraft style completely different from that eaten on the bottom? The dry cabin atmosphere and the decrease air stress flying at altitudes of 30,000 ft contribute to that; some 30 percent of the palate is affected on a aircraft. We lose our sense of scent, which influences 80 percent […]

A Dressing (or Dip) That’s Easy to Love

A Dressing (or Dip) That’s Easy to Love

Photo Bagna cauda, a basic Italian sauce, is a worthy dressing for a spring salad. Credit Karsten Moran for The New York Times You both adore it, otherwise you don’t. But actually, it’s fairly straightforward to like bagna cauda. Traditionally served heat and used as a dip for uncooked greens, bagna cauda is a basic […]

The Best Beef and Broccoli, No Delivery Required

The Best Beef and Broccoli, No Delivery Required

Photo Beef and broccoli. Credit Gentl and Hyers for The New York Times. Food stylist: Maggie Ruggiero. Prop stylist: Rebecca Bartoshesky. According to most estimates, there are greater than 40,000 Chinese eating places within the United States, and it appears as if you could find some model of beef and broccoli at virtually all of […]