Photo courtesy Pichet OngPichet Ong, Master of International DessertsYesterday we spoke with Pichet Ong about his new gig at Coppelia (207 West 14th Street, 212-858-5001). Today, he reveals more about his forthcoming cookbook and his favorite junk foods.
Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past. Today's fond reminiscences ...
The Guardian published its list of the 50 best cookbooks of all time this weekend, naming Richard Olney's The French Menu Cookbook as is Number One pick.
Above all, a cookbook should be useful and accurate, but that's not why we love them. A great cookbook isn't just a compendium of recipes; it takes you somewhere--into a cook's kitchen, to the South of France, or the South Pacific, or back in time. Following a 1961 recipe for Chateaubriand do ... More >>
Tomorrow, we reveal the 10 cookbooks that we think are the best of all time. (Actually, we're limiting it to the 19th through 21st centuries, just so our heads don't explode.) As cookbook fetishists, we're having a hard time with this one, sweating it out over beloved works by everyone from J ... More >>
Christopher HirsheimerThe summary of Judith Jones' life's work so far is enough to make your head spin. She is currently senior editor and vice president at Alfred A. Knopf, which she joined in 1957. Before that, she had worked for Doubleday in New York and Paris, where she accomplished littl ... More >>
. . . before going to hell, he eats dog and peeks in a Korean housewife's urn
Your next dinner party may depend on how (and whether) a chef tests his cookbook recipes