I love chocolate omelets because so many people seem so startled by the idea. A chocolate omelet might seem odd, but eggs take beautifully to chocolate, as anyone who has ever had a chocolate cake or chocolate pudding or a chocolate mousse or a chocolate custard—or a chocolate soufflé—knows.
A ham and cheese omelet is on every menu in every breakfast spot in the United States. It is easy to understand why: A ham and cheese omelet is comfort food, requires no fancy ingredients, and is simple to prepare.
I have a primal weakness for the combination of sweet and salty flavors. I still remember the first time I combined some of my granddad’s spicy breakfast sausage with pancakes and Karo syrup on my fork and took them down in one bite. I was a very young child, but I became a devout believer […]
My dear friend and amazing chef Alon Shaya invited me along on a trip to Israel with the equally amazing chefs Mike Solomonov and Ashley Christensen. Preparing for the trip, I wanted to research the Holy Land and its food, so when I hit the ground, I had a grasp on what I could expect. […]
This dish always reminds me of my days as a young college student when I often traveled overnight on Indian Railways to visit far-off cities. When the trains pulled into stations at dawn, vendors ran up and down the tracks shouting out the names of the foods they were hawking: “Vada pao!” “Garam chai!” and […]