Amelia Saltsman is the author of The Santa Monica Farmers Market Cookbook. She is using farmers market produce to make homemade ice cream and sorbet. She also uses Organic Pastures raw milk cream for the ice cream.
Mike Cironi brings Blenheim apricots to the Santa Monica Farmers Market. They are an heirloom variety in California and aren't found commercially. They ripen from the inside out, buying fruit that is a little green is okay. He'll have them for about 4 weeks.
Bangkok Market – 4757 Melrose Ave
Bangluk Market – 5170 Hollywood Boulevard
The recipe for her sister Julie's Banana Flower Salad is on the Good Food Blog.
Bhutan is a Buddhist country located in the Eastern Himalayas. It borders Tibet and India. Blessed Rainy Day is a holiday that marks the end of the monsoon season in Bhutan and the beginning of the harvest.
2017's best cookbooks, holiday tea, and the wonders of panettone To help us gear up for the holidays, Celia Sack shares the best (and most giftable) cookbooks of 2017. Teri Gelber lights up while talking about holiday tea flavors. Jonathan Gold falls head-over-beans for Verlaine. In his latest book, David Lebovitz writes about what it’s like to build a Parisian home. We’ll talk about how these wildfires are affecting farmers. And according to chef Roy Shvartzapel, panettone isn’t just for Christmas anymore.
Music and wine, flavors of Istanbul, and Cronuts hit L.A. Time to explore some delicious intersections! Beastie Boy Mike D and sommelier Taylor Parsons collaborate on Hearth & Hound’s wine list. “Istanbul & Beyond” highlights the cultural, culinary diversity of Turkey. We wish the 7th Street Market a happy birthday. Jonathan Gold pairs work with play at Tacos y Mezcal. The natural meets the unnatural on our dinner tables. Dominique Ansel brings the Cronut craze to L.A.
Staying afloat in L.A.'s restaurant biz Opening and running a restaurant is a never-ending hustle and an unpredictable enterprise. A decade ago, Ohio State University researchers found that 6 out of 10 restaurants fail in their first year. More recent findings reveal the median lifespan of a restaurant in the western part of the US to be just 4½ years. We asked five restaurateurs to share their stories of life in the business.
The Thanksgiving show: Family and food This Thanksgiving we are talking about family. Chef Jacques Pepin learns something new when he cooks with his granddaughter. Miry’s List helps newly immigrated families feel safe in America. During a trip to Ireland, Evan spoke with Breda Burns about her mother’s beef stew. Finally, a Nashville writer who learned how to cook Sichuanese dishes to make her adopted daughter feel at home.