Smoked Mackerel Potato Salad

One of the highlights of living in Amsterdam are the fish stands along the canals selling fresh nieuwe herring served with pickles and onions, kibbeling (fried cod fish), and smoked…

Lunch at Noma, in pictures

Last winter, I was one of the lucky diners at Rene Redzepi’s Noma in Copenhagen (well, I say lucky, but getting a reservation did require a little bit of skill…

Lamb Rosemary Bolognese

For the past seven  years, I have relied on Cook’s Illustrated simple, authentic and delicious Bolognese recipe. It calls for a small amount of vegetables, a mix of pork, veal, and beef,…

Winter White Salad

This salad is inspired by my all-time favorite restaurant, Al Di La Trattoria in Park Slope, Brooklyn. It’s a simple and elegant salad perfect for this time of year. My…