| Apr 1, 2010
Basic Parisian macarons
Total time: 1 hour, plus cooling and assembly times
Servings: 2 to 2 1/2 dozen sandwich cookies
Note: Based on a recipe from "Macaron" by Pierre Hermé. The almond meal (or flour) should be finely ground. If a bit coarse, process...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Spork Foods' founders share two of their favorite vegan holiday recipes. One is for seitan Wellington with creamy spinach sauce; the other is for pumpkin cheesecake....
| Mar 24, 2011
Quick puff pastry
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| Mar 18, 2010
Behold the majesty of banh it kep banh ram, one of the most dementedly wonderful versions of the one-thing-stuffed-inside-another-thing idea on this green earth. Deviously enough, banh it kep banh ram takes the concept a step further — stuffing...
| Apr 1, 2010
Imagine the landscape of a weekend morning, maybe the early hours of an Easter Sunday before whatever ritual — your church, my egg hunt — you observe. The house asleep, the alchemy of coffee, the knead and rise of dough. Fingerprints of...
| Apr 1, 2010
Whole wheat cinnamon rolls
Total time: About 1 hour, plus rising time
Servings: Makes 1 dozen rolls
1 cup buttermilk plus 2 tablespoons buttermilk, at room temperature
Zest of 1 orange
2 eggs, at room temperature
2 cups (9 ounces) whole wheat flour...
| Dec 28, 2009
| 10:22 AM
Note: Another recipe from the vegetarian issue. This one looks like an awful lot of work for a sandwich, but it's worth every minute. The rolls are crisp and delicious and absolutely unlike anything you can buy in a bakery, and the finished sandwich is...
| Jan 1, 2010
| 10:54 PM
Note: We love pies. We publish pie recipes throughout the year, and we devoted two covers to pies and pie-making. But the pie of the year, we all agree, was Nancy Silverton's lemon meringue tart from her book "The Food of Campanile" (Villard, $35),...
| Feb 25, 2010
Auntie Fe's bichu-bichu
Total time: 45 minutes
Servings: This makes about 2 dozen fritters
Note: Adapted from Crisi Echiverri of Providence. Mochiko rice flour and macapuno coconut can be found at Filipino and Asian markets. Macapuno coconut is...
| Jul 15, 2010
Dear SOS: On a recent trip to Silicon Valley, we went to breakfast one morning at a restaurant called the Country Gourmet in Sunnyvale. I had the whole wheat pancakes. These were some of the best I have ever had. I make my own whole wheat pancakes, but...
| Sep 30, 2010
Dear SOS: Little Dom's in Los Feliz makes an amazing fruit focaccia. It's a little sweet, a little savory, personal-sized with lots of olive oil and whatever fruit is in season. It's so amazing, they often sell out before late-risers (like myself)...