Today (October 24th) is Food Day, a national event to promote healthier eating and better food systems. There will be events all over the country to raise awareness of diet-related issues, food justice, the environment, and food production. So we at Molto asked Anthony Sasso (Casa Mono), David Almany (Osteria Mozza Singapore) and Liz Hong (Pizzeria Mozza LA) to create…
Basic Tomato sauce is a fundamental ingredient in endless dishes. Skip the store-bought stuff and make it yourself for that warm and fuzzy Italian grandma feeling. It’s simple, cheap and absolutely delicious. Watch the video to learn the technique, demonstrated by B&B Ristorante executive chef Chris Vaughn. Once you’ve got it down pat, check out…
Table to Farm
Table to Farm: Oysters
A great amount of time and work goes into the creation of everything we eat. Food is sacred, and those people who create and provide and cook our food hold an incredibly important place in our lives, even if we don’t always notice. Oysters are one of my favorite foods—briny, alluring, and glorious with very…
Table to Farm
Table to Farm: Tomatoes
A great amount of time and work goes into the creation of everything we eat. Food is sacred, and those people who create and provide and cook our food hold an incredibly important place in our lives, even if we don’t always notice. Tomatoes are one of the most glorious fruits of summer. Here’s how…
Spotlight on: Eckerton Hill Farm
Mario’s newest book, America Farm to Table is all about celebrating farmers, and takes us on a journey to farms all across America for an inside look at what it takes to produce fresh, seasonal, local food. At Eckerton Hill Farm in Lobachsville, Pennsylvania, farmer Tim Stark grows over 70 varieties of heirloom tomatoes.
America Farm to Table
In this new book he celebrates American farmers: their high quality products and their culture defined by hard work, integrity, and pride. Batali asks his chef friends from Nashville to San Francisco to tell him who their favorite farmers were, and those farmers graciously shared their personal stories along with their top-of-the-line produce and products….