While Lizzie Collingham examines the history of curry and the fusion of cultures that helped shape it, Matt Allen, the Ice Cream Man, endeavors to make the world happier--one free scoop at a time. Chef Neal Fraser features locally-produced food and ingredients in his "sustainable” tasting menu at Grace; Julee Rosso and Sheila Lukins commemorate the 25th anniversary of their ground-breaking cookbook, The Silver Palate. Sam Fromartz documents the rise and fall of organic food into the American mainstream, while Steve Bashara explains the technology behind the fast-cooking TurboChef oven. Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer Jonathan Gold proffers his latest restaurant pick for ramen noodles, and Laura Avery discovers fresh wild mushrooms at the farmers market in the Market Report.
The Silver Palate 25th Anniversary; The Ice Cream Man; Sustainable Menus
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Chef Neal Fraser has taken the notion of "good" food to heart and created a menu equally concerned with the principles of taste and the environment. The five-course "Close...
The Silver Palate 25th Anniversary
Published in 1982, The Silver Palate Cookbook became a beloved classic that changed not only American cooking traditions but also the way we entertained. It taught home...
Jonathan Gold does a daring pas de deux with the spicy-hot, chilli-laden ramen dishes at Orochon Ramen. The Japanese noodle restaurant in downtown LA's Little Tokyo is a...
Sam Fromartz's book, Organic, Inc : Natural Foods and How They Grew, documents the rise and fall of the organic food industry, the regulation of the organic food market and...
Chronicle of Curry
The cuisine we believe to be quintessentially Indian is actually a fusion of many foreign contributions. In her new book, Curry : A Tale of Cooks and Conquerors, Lizzie...
Steve Beshara is Chief Branding Officer for TurboChef Technologies . The company, which designs, manufactures and markets a variety of speed-cooking solutions, recently...
The Ice Cream Man
Matt Allen is on a mission to give away free ice cream. So far, his efforts have been phenomenally successful, providing more than 80,000 frozen treats to event-,...