Potato Pizza Recipe

Potato Bacon Pizza

David Leite embraces his membership in the potato-loving freak camp and regales us with his latest obsession: potato bacon pizza.

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  • 45 M
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Sydney Flag

When Advertising Works, It Works

The ads for the 2009 Sydney International Food Festival–flags made of indigenous ingredients–has David Leite almost nostalgic for his Mad Men days.

Portuguese Sweet Lemon and Black Olive Wafers by

The Author and the Wonderful, Horrible, No Fun, Very Good Day

Nothing’s finer than getting a book published. Nothing’s worse than the day it comes out. David Leite documents the highs and woes of publishing.

Tomato Harvest

Tomato Harvest, Kind of

David Leite’s first tomato harvest proves smaller than hoped for. The tomatoes are luscious and ripe, but few in number. A harvest or a tasty travesty.

New Portuguese Table by

Where Do I Sign?

Signing his first cookbook, David Leite is unsure of where to place his John Hancock. A frantic search through books in his library turns up the answer.

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Portugal’s Wine Regions Get a New Look

A new map of the Portuguese DOC and wine regions has been issued by ViniPortugal. It makes understanding the intriguing wine regions of Portugal much easier.

vinho-verde

Vinho Verde Loves The New Portuguese Table

A tasting of Portugal’s famous white wine–vinho verde–at NYC’s Astor Center was paired with food from David’s upcoming cookbook. The matches were magical.

Johnny Iuzzini

All Tatted Up

The fun, great bites, and shenanigans that went into the book party of Johnny Iuzzini, Jean Georges’ pastry chef, held at Jacques Torres Chocolate.

Two Breads

What Goes Up, Must Come Down

Why is it that you can make a perfect boule of a bread one day only to turn out something that looks like a deflated fritter the next?

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Why I Left Advertising

David Leite is reminded why he left advertising after watching Burger King’s “Virgins” commercial.

Trussed Turkey

Tying Up Loose Thanksgiving Ends

The food loop is a silicon tie that makes trussing turkeys–for dinners Thanksgiving or not–a cinch. David’s been a fan for years.

Meat Thermometer

Thickest Part of the Thigh, huh?

Even if you’re thermometrically challenged, this surefire technique for finding the thickest part of the turkey thigh resulting in perfectly roasted birds works every time.

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