Normans use apples and cider in many savory preparations—with game, poultry, even fish. In this classic pork dish from Jean-François Guillouet-Huard, of Domaine Michel Huard, it’s important to use a slightly tart variety so the end result isn’t too sweet.
Chef Mehmet Gürs of Istanbul’s Mikla restaurant pairs lamb shanks with an eggplant purée that has the unexpected—for Turkey, at least—addition of béchamel and Gruyère cheese, a nod to his classic European training. Excerpted with permission from Saveur magazine Feb. 2016, Issue #181 Recipe by Mehmet Gürs Photo by Christina Holmes Food Styling by Eugene […]
Thank you Lidia Bastianich of PBS…Crispy-edged wild mushrooms, served warm over crunchy frisee and tossed with chopped pancetta, fresh thyme, olive oil, and vinegar, and topped with a fresh grating of Italian Grana Padano cheese. All we can say is oh, baby is this good. — FM
Mushrooms are a mainstay of many a vegetarian’s diet as they are substantial, have great texture, and provide that elusive and desirable umami flavor we all crave (even if we don’t know exactly what umami is). But not everyone loves mushrooms, and for some kids mushrooms are one of those acquired tastes. Keep going—they are […]
This satisfying, filling, and delicious recipe is from the cookbook Healthy Pasta by Joe Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali, children of Lidia Matticchio Bastianich. And it’s only 460 calories per serving. The secret to this dish is the center-cut bacon. It’s flavorful and has fewer calories and less fat than regular bacon. Mangia! Buy Joe and […]