Mushroom cappuccino from Vegetables Unleashed and the power of creativity.

Between his cookbooks and the PBS series Made in Spain, it’s not difficult to find mentions of the brothers Adrià in José Andrés’s work, and Vegetables Unleashed is no different. Whether it was a technique he learned during his time there or a whole dish he recreates, Andrés is always conscientious to give credit where…

Cooking our cookbook shelves 2020: this time with more books!

Back in 2017, I took on the task of cooking something from every one of our cookbooks on our bookcase dedicated to them as a productive way to deal with the aftermath of the 2016 election (well, in addition to calling and emailing my senators and representative whenever something crappy was being proposed) and the…

Garlic soup, Basque-style, from Basque Country.

With winter starting officially as of this past Saturday, I’m finding myself seriously craving some soup. I’m more than ready to make some pressure cooker pho, pasta e fagioli, and even some carrot-ginger soup in the next few weeks, but the soup I am planning to make before all of those is a Basque-style soup…

The Manhattan Food Project’s gift guide for 2019.

As I’m writing this gift guide, I’m listening to a live-stream of the impeachment hearings, which is possibly the most 2019 thing I could be doing, but here we are. This year has been one filled with trials and tribulations, but I could offset at least some of that with travels to new-to-me cities, excellent…

Images (not from) New York, return to Miami edition.

This year has been an…interesting one, to say the least, but I’m happy I can say that a major highlight was really getting to know the city of Miami much better. Prior to our first trip in April, the only time I had spent in the 305 was an afternoon in a mall when I…

Images (not from) New York, Nashville edition.

Our flight home from Barcelona was somewhat fraught–there was a potential issue with the aircraft, and our pilot wanted to make sure that it was resolved before he embarked on a transatlantic flight. The delay took over an hour to resolve (thankfully we had Uno to help pass the time while we sat at the…