Cold poached salmon may be summer’s best meal: a make-ahead that’s ready for lunch on the deck or patio whenever the time’s right. Notice that the salmon poaches here at LOW pressure to preserve the meat and keep it from overcooking.
Tagliata is Italian for sliced steak. You’ll find it on nearly every Italian restaurant menu. But it’s easy to make at home, and a great choice for an unfussy meal. (Sometimes it’s also a good way to make one steak feed two.) Flank steak makes a great tagliata. It’s relatively inexpensive and easy to cook.
Beef-bone broth has become all the rage in recent years, due to the popularity of the Paleo diet, one that promotes eating lots of meat as well as this type of rich, nourishing broth. It is said to have all kinds of health benefits, since it’s rich in protein, gelatin, and anti-oxidants.
When I was growing up in Bombay, this was a very common lunch dish at our house. Once Barkha and I had kids and I began to serve it in our own home, I quickly realized why it’s such a great family meal. Adults appreciate the excellent taste of the mild, tender cauliflower and sweet, […]
Imagine a round of beef sitting in two bottles of rich Barolo wine, roasting away in your oven, its aromas seducing you no matter where you walk in the house… this is pleasure land. That beef, when it’s done, will be fork tender, almost melting into a sauce that looks like red velvet. To say we […]
Here at last is a mistake-free sirloin steak with a peppercorn sauce that feels like velvet in the mouth. Velvet in the mouth is important as a sensual experience, but it also means you’ve avoided the common problems associated with this dish — bitterness and an overpowering edge to the crushed peppercorns, obliterating any taste […]