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….
5 Ways To Use Gremolata
Just made a batch of gremolata for Osso Bucco and not sure what to do with the rest? Don’t chuck it. Though gremolata, made from parsley, lemon zest, and toasted pine nuts is traditionally served atop Italian braised veal shanks to add zest and a final dash of flavor, the condiment can also be…
America Farm to Table (out on October 7th) explores bucolic landscapes from Maine to Los Angeles and features a variety of farms and farmers growing some of the America’s best food. Images of rolling hills and sweet country breezes generally come to mind when imagining our nation’s foodsheds. But the ever-growing concept of urban and rooftop farming…
These days, chefs are putting a fried egg on just about anything, and for good reason–the egg is one of nature’s finest culinary works of art. Cook your fried egg perfectly, and the white will be tender (but cooked) while the yolk remains liquid and silky. Whether you’re making brunch, topping a hearty grain salad…
The Reluctant Chef
I am not a chef. I never trained to be. I never claimed to be. I have too much respect for the term and the people that do it to feel comfortable with the term. A chef is someone who leads a battalion of cooks. Often, the cooks are executing the vision, in the…
Erbazzone…Delicious…What Is It?!
In a recent installment of The Batali Inquisition, Jody Williams, chef and owner of NYC’s (via Paris) Buvette is asked to describe her perfect meal. Answer? Erbazzone. What is this delicious food that’s considered the perfect meal by one of the most celebrated chefs of the moment? Find out here. So, simply put, erbazzone…
Why settle for a plain old cucumber when you can have a pickle? Make a simple brine and dress it up with spices to suit your tastes–pickling is super easy once you know this basic technique, demonstrated by pickle pro Jon Littleton of B&B Burger & Beer. View the recipe for sweet B&B Pickles View…