David Leite faces his phobia of pans with a hole in them, as he refers to Bundt pans, when he’s elected to bake an Ina Garten cake for a Hollywood party.
The size of English muffins, these Welsh cakes are dense, slightly sweet, and packed with golden raisins. They’re perfect for breakfast or served with tea.
At onetime French butter ruled in just about every pastry kitchen of note. But over the past decade, new American butters have been storming the gates.
Lacy crepes, French pancakes, are filled with a creamy bittersweet chocolate sauce and topped with toasted coconut curls and softly mounded whipped cream.
Stove fanatic David writes about his obsession with his Viking stove, nicknamed Thor for its massive BTUs and its sleek lines.
Molho de piri-piri, a hot sauce made from African birdseye peppers, is beloved in Portugal and is the inspiration for shrimp, pork and chicken recipes.
At a tasting of Michel Chapoutier’s wines at Restaurant Daniel, David Leite learns a thing or two about wine, tasting, French food, and how to fake it.
The who, what, when, where, and how of putting together a trip to Sao Miguel, Portugal.
David Leite searches high and low for a piecrust that is flaky, rich, and full of the shocking goodness of good old-fashioned lard.
Sort through a century of American history, decade by decade, and explore the ginormous shift in how we think about food.