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Now, we turn over the mic to a woman some folks at the NPR mothership are calling The Next Julia Child. Samin Nosrat worked with Alice Waters at Chez Panisse in Berkeley and even taught noted author Michael Pollan how to cook. Now Nosrat has a new book on the market to help the rest of us master the elements of good cooking. It’s called, “Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat.”
This week, LA Times food critic Jonathan Gold dines at Rossoblu in the Fashion District. Listen to find out which Bolognese dishes to order and read Jonathan’s LA Times review of Steve Samson’s new Italian restaurant.
The salumi plate at Rossoblu. Photo by Ed Anderson.
Rossoblu: 1124 San Julian Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015 | (213) 749-1099
South Americans love dulce de leche. The silky smooth, caramel-colored milk jam is so popular in Argentina, the country’s culture secretary issued a proclamation declaring it a proprietary product much like champagne is in France. We called Josephine Caminos Orìa to learn what’s so special about this tasty spread. At her company La Dorita, Orìa makes dulce de leche in small batches. She shares instructions for how to make it at home in “Dulce de Leche: Recipes, Stories & Sweet Traditions.”
Josephine Caminos Oria
The oft untold truth about cooking is that mastery is achieved through repetition. Patricia Wells believes it builds confidence atop a solid foundation of recipes and technique. Wells has been teaching culinary technique in France for decades and has just published a new cookbook, “My Master Recipes: 165 Recipes to Inspire Confidence in the Kitchen.”
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