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+.

Homemade Sandwich Bread Recipe

Homemade Sandwich Bread

Okay, breadbaking virgins, here’s the loaf for you. Nothing fancy, just flour, water, yeast, and salt.

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  • 11 H, 30 M
  • 4
Fig and Goat Cheese Tart Recipe

Fig Tart with Goat Cheese and Pistachios

Ever find yourself in something of a frenzy for figs? Here’s how to put that lovely excess to swell and swanky use.

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  • 45 M
  • 4 H
  • 0
Garlic Confit Recipe

Garlic Confit

This garlic confit is essentially tender, aromatic, subtly sweet cloves of garlic confit that are insanely irresistible.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 6
Spaghetti all’Aglio e Olio Recipe

Spaghetti all’Aglio e Olio

This classic Italian spaghetti all’aglio e olio is going to rock your world with its understated simplicity and undeniable frugality.

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  • 5 M
  • 20 M
  • 10
Cardamom and Cashew Cookies Recipe

Cardamom and Cashew Cookies

Magically delicate and nuanced cookies that satisfy the little kid cookie craving in an adult sorta way.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 10
Easy Gazpacho Recipe

Easy Gazpacho

Perhaps the easiest gazpacho recipe ever, this Spanish classic will have you swearing off takeout all summer long.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 4
Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza Recipe

Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza

Bacon cheeseburger pizza. Because sometimes, it’s just too difficult to choose between a bacon cheeseburger and a pizza.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 2
Whiskey and Fig Gelato Recipe

Whiskey and Fig Gelato

This unexpected yet enticing melding of sweet and smoky makes for a sassy summer dessert you’ll be craving year round.

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  • 30 M
  • 6 H
  • 4
Grilled Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

Grilled Eggplant Parmesan

This eggplant Parmesan isn’t exactly traditional, and we consider that a darn good thing. We defy you to try it and not like it.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2
Salmon Banh Mi Recipe

Salmon Banh Mi

Why make banh mi at home? Uh, why not? Besides, you’ll never find this swanky salmon rendition anywhere else.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H
  • 10
Tomato-Rubbed Bread | Pa Amb Tomàquet Recipe

Tomato-Rubbed Bread | Pa Amb Tomàquet

Bread rubbed with tomato, drizzled with olive oil, and sprinkled with sea salt. Pa amb tomàquet. Also known as yum.

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  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 6
Borekitas Recipe

Borekitas

A staple in the eastern Mediterranean, these little pastries put equal emphasis on pastry and cheese to divine effect.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 21
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