About David Leite

David Leite

David Leite is the publisher of Leite's Culinaria. He has received three James Beard Awards for his writing as well as for Leite's Culinaria. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Martha Stewart Living, Saveur, Bon Appétit, Gourmet, Food & Wine, Pastry Art & Design, Food Arts, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Sun-Times, The Washington Post, Charlotte Observer, and Men's Health. Follow David Leite on Google+.

One-Pot Cocoa Brownies Recipe

One-Pot Cocoa Brownies

“A one-pot wonder!” “A great recipe that you’ll come back to again and again.” That’s what folks are saying about this cakey brownies recipe.

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Baseball Glove

My Problem With Balls

David recounts his doomed career in Little League baseball and how he’s been terrorized by balls ever since.

Grilled Chicken Tacos Recipe

Grilled Chicken Tacos With Mango

Yep. Grilled chicken tacos with mango. Prepare to be astounded. (What? Perhaps you were expecting a humdrum weeknight dinner?)

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Zucchini Crisps Recipe

Zucchini Crisps

These little zucchini crisps are dangerously moreish and make a surprisingly stunning nosh alongside a glass of white wine.

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Peruvian Chicken Recipe

Peruvian Chicken

Tastes just like that terrific pollo a la brasa with the insanely addictive green sauce from the local Peruvian joint—minus the long wait in line.

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Avocado Sorbet Recipe

Avocado Sorbet

“Brilliant.” “Simply astounding!” “Sublime.” “Perfect.” That’s what folks are saying about this avocado sorbet recipe.

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Mexican Bloody Mary Recipe

Mexican Bloody Mary

Call it what you will, this cocktail is equal parts Mexican Bloody Mary, riff on a michelada, and a simple but satisfying tomato beer.

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Tomato Quiche Recipe

Roasted Tomato Quiche

A soulful and satiating quiche. Serve it with some chilled wine at supper or serve it with even more wine at brunch.

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Pasta alla Norma Recipe

Pasta alla Norma

We’ve tested a lot of pasta alla Norma recipes in our day, and we gotta say, after trying this one, we’re calling it quits on our search.

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Luca and World Elephant Day

World Elephant Day

Luca, David’s youngest staffer, heralds World Elephant Day with a lemonade stand, a batch of brownies, and the sweetest intentions.

Homemade Nut Butter Recipe

Homemade Nut Butter

“Really super easy.” “So good, I made it twice.” “Pure joy.” That’s what folks are saying about this homemade nut butter recipe.

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Raspberry Linzer Bars Recipe

Linzer Bars

Buttery and crumbly in the best possible way, these crazy easy bars have all the taste—and none of the fuss—of a classic linzer tart.

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