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.
Monica Bhide, author of Modern Spice: Inspired Indian Flavors for the Contemporary Kitchen, offers up perfect accompaniments to the Oscars.
The Douro, the ancient and richly historied wine region of Portugal, has a siren’s power to lure back nearly everyone who has ever had the pleasure to visit.
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?
David Leite is reminded why he left advertising after watching Burger King’s “Virgins” commercial.
The no-knead bread craze got David clamoring for a plump, round loaf. Cindi Kruth, a longtime LC tester, gave him some of Lexi, her 23-year-old starter. And the results were impressive
Here are the best 20 cookbooks and food books of 2008 as compiled by Leite’s Culinaria.
David talks with chef, author, and James Beard award winner Grant Achatz about his book, his restaurant Alinea, and cooking restaurant food at home.
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.
David discusses The One and his fifteen-anniversary celebration in Las Vegas.