Over the years I’ve written a number of recipes for Passover that have found their way onto various sites. Here’s the complete list along with Passover recipes from friends that we’ve posted on this blog in the past.
Angeli Sephardi Haroset
Pesce in Carpione (Gefülte Fish substitute)
Italian Chopped Liver + More
Vegan Matzo Balls
Matzo Brei (Two Ways)
Evan’s (used to be Bittman’s) Pot Roast
Angeli Matzo Lasagna
Spring Vegetable Saute
David Tanis, former Chez Panisse Chef, current City Kitchen Columnist for the NY Times and noted cookbook author, is coming to town and many doors are being flung open to welcome him.
After tasting Chef Donald Link’s deceptively simple plate of crab pasta at last year’s Alex’s Lemonade Food Tasting benefit I became obsessed with learning more about his food. His book is our latest Cookbook Club pick.
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Every since I saw the shocked look on Mr Gold’s face as I sat on the purple velvet sofa at Joël Robuchon at the MGM Grand and confessed I had never eaten at a super refined palace of fine dining I’ve been thinking about why. Why had I avoided the uber refined dining experience for so long?
It’s raining or still snowing or just plain cold. Time for a comforting warm beverage. Chances are if you live in SoCal you’ve had atole or champurrado from a taco truck. You’ve probably noticed that there is a great variability in the two drinks. They can be thin or thick, chocolately or cinnamony. Maybe there’s hint of corny masa in the drink or perhaps …
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What: The Fish in Your Dish. Is it Sustainable? When: Thursday, February 27 6pm-9pm
Where: Loyola Marymount University Cost: $10 per person
Are you concerned about seafood sustainability? A panel discussion and sustainable seafood tasting next Thursday will address the issue.
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This is not a regular pear. It’s not just that it’s an especially tasty variety (which it is), it’s that it smells just like hiking through a SoCal mountain trail. It’s so aromatic that my truck cab was infused with the smell for days after transporting the pear from KCRW to my house.
How CJ did it:
Chef CJ Jacobson of Girasol in Studio City is …
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When I first started reading Ivan Orkin’s memoir-cookbook Ivan Ramen I was immediately engaged with his story. He shares the arc of his life thus far, how Japan works its magic on him, he falls in love (twice) has children and forges a life in Tokyo. It’s dramatic, sad, life affirming and unusual. His voice leaps from the page.
Then I arrived at the cookbook. …
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Puntarelle – Chicory elevated
If you’ve ever spent time walking the markets of Rome chances are you’ve seen thin curled slices of a celadon to white hued vegetable piled high or floating in a bowl of water. Hopefully you had a salad of the puntarelle, a labor-intensive gift of fresh crunch with a hint of bitterness, often napped with a powerful anchovy garlic dressing. It’s …