Love Food

Love Food

Love food is food you cook for the one you love. Not just lobster and Champagne. The day-to-day stuff, too. As David finds, after 17 years with The One, they’ve still got it.

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Sound of Music

Singing Grocery List

Singing your grocery list may sound odd, but as David found out, paper lists get lost but a musical ditty lives forever and ever and ever.

Salmon Grilling 101

Salmon Grilling 101

In this video, Jamie Purviance, the envy of all who grill, teaches David that grilling salmon isn’t that hard. It just takes high heat and some patience. Salmon lovers rejoice.

Rotisserie chicken

Rotisserie Chicken 101

Rotisserie chicken is on the menu in this video, when grillmeister Jamie Purviance teaches David to harness his inner griller and get is spin on.

beef-grilling-101

Steak Grilling 101

To grill the perfect steak, David turned to grill master Jamie Purviance for help and tips. Several hours later, he was searing and sliding.

Casa Batllo Rooftop

Bellying Up to Barcelona

For his 50th (gulp!) birthday, David visited some of Barcelona’s best restaurants, including Comerç 24, Fishhh!, Taktika Berri, Els Pescadors, Restaurant Moo, and Fragata.

David

Where You Going? Barcelona? Oh.

David recounts the misery of a lunatic cab driver, a broken down train, a snarky airline rep, and the joy of traveling coach on his way to Barcelona.

American Flag

If It’s July Fourth, it Must Be Deborah’s

David reminisces about his late friend Deborah Murphy, who brought so much love, joy, and good food to her annual July Fourth party.

iPad Lover

I Have Taken a Lover, the iPad

After taking the iPad for a spin in the kitchen testing recipes, David isn’t only smitten, but convinced the it could change cookbook publishing forever.

When a Stranger Cooks Your Food

When a Stranger Cooks Your Food

David Leite was unexpectedly delighted when someone—a virtual stranger—cooked a meal for him from his book, making him judge, jury, and guest of honor.

Curried Steamed Mussels

Mussel Bound

Nova Scotia is a hotbed of mussels. After visiting a local shellfish farm, David and The One dined on the just-harvested bivalves, swimming in an herby broth.

sandra-dee-home-thumb

Okay, It’s Not All About Me

After winning the IACP’s First Book/Julia Child Award for the New Portuguese Table, David has a moment of uncommon modesty and thoughtful reflection.

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