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.

Four Minutes of Fame, Part I

After 33 years, David Leite finally gets his wish: appearing on the Today Show, where he’ll demonstrate making a cataplana for Matt, Meredith, Ann, and Al.

Milk Mayonnaise variations

Milk Mayonnaise

Known as maionese de leite in Portuguese, milk mayonnaise–you heard us–is an incredibly creamy, eggless emulsion held together by oil, milk (natch), and a lotta love.

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Turkey Chili

Turkey and White Bean Chili

Fast and flavorful and a favorite of our own Fatty Daddy—er, David Leite—this chili is a knockout. The only thing is, well, um, it’s not quite chili.

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Eating Oscar

Ten of this year’s Academy Award nominees inspire some interesting and, occasionally, odd associations for dishes to star in your own Oscar party.