Noelle Carter

Writer

As the L.A. Times Test Kitchen director, Noelle Carter oversees the testing of all recipes that appear in The Times. In addition, she writes features and contributes to Food’s Daily Dish blog. Noelle is also a regular contributor to "The Splendid Table" radio program. A native Southern Californian, she holds a degree in film from the University of Southern California and, when she’s not cooking, loves watching old movies.

Recent Articles

  • Make this oatmeal pancake recipe for breakfast or dinner

    Make this oatmeal pancake recipe for breakfast or dinner

    For breakfast fans, sometimes a meal doesn’t get any better than a stack of pancakes. Fresh off the griddle and served under a pat of melting butter, pancakes are magical, a perfect start — and sometimes end — to the day. These oatmeal pancakes don’t disappoint, the fluffy cakes flavored with a...

  • Warm up with this carrot, lentil and cumin soup recipe

    Warm up with this carrot, lentil and cumin soup recipe

    Rich and deeply-flavored, carrots and red lentils are gently simmered with vegetables and a medley of spices, the soup fragrant with notes of cumin, cardamom, garam masala, smoked paprika and a hint of cayenne pepper. One bite, and you might never guess the dish is vegetarian, or that it comes...

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