The specialty at La Casita in Los Angeles is Chiles en Nogada, the national dish of Mexico.
Aged Gouda cheese, ham, and tomato on a homemade bagel!
homemade whole wheat-flax "everything" bagels -- recipe with detailed instructions.
Tea Verrines: Citrus fruit in tea jelly. A light, refreshing dessert just perfect for those times when we're trying to eat lighter.
Peter Reinhart's bagels make the perfect breakfast sandwich!
Apple and Walnut cake with walnut oil giving it a wonderfully deep taste. [Scroll down for English]
Blanched and tender leaves are the secret to LA's Le Grande Orange's stellar brussels sprout salad.
Vanilla cupcakes to soothe the soul.
Frangelico Dark Chocolate Mousse
Celebrating the best of summer with a verrine of White Peach and Honey Mousse.
Great for Parties! Limoncello Gelée / Panna Cotta. Easy to make ! Fast !
This silky smooth and mildly-sweet gelato is as close as it gets to the fresh coconut milk ice cream which I enjoyed growing up.
Strip mall Fried Chicken in Los Angeles.
[recipe] Scrambled Tofu with Kimchi
Best choc-treat I've ever tried . Chocolate Cloud Cake - perfect combination of dense chocolate base and pure whipped cream. Easy to make, no flour added. [Scroll down for English version]
impossibly crunchy housemade potato chips from L.A. Bento, a mobile food company that's thankfully *not* a food truck
Eat something real, and healthy, in your AM. Sunny Mushroom Tempeh Morning Bagel. vegan.
Not your boring old angel food cake, a great recipe from Rose's new book (Text in Chinese)
The best dumplings I've ever had outside of Taiwan from Din Tai Fung in Arcadia, California
Nigella's Chicken, Mushroom and Bacon Pie!
Los Angeles Times Lemon Upside-Down Cake made with my dad's Meyer lemons. [recipe]
A basic recipe on Angel's Food Cake.
Angel hair pasta with juicy prawns. Simple and satisfying.
Cafe Beaujolais' Buttermilk-Cinnamon Coffeecake...from the vault of the Los Angeles Times Food Section. A best of 1985 recipe!
Cafe Mocha Tarts made with premade phyllo shells
Plat de Côtes de Boeuf. Red wine braised beef short ribs with caramelized Savoy cabbage, glazed sweet carrots, parsnips & jus de boeuf at Bouchon Beverly Hills.
Kugelhupf, recipe in Italian
Japanese ramen with a Chinese twist at Naga Naga in Los Angeles.
Nigella's Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake - an easy and awesome, moist cake!
Grapefruit Panna Cotta with Candied Kumquats
Chili cheese dogs are the cat's meow at Los Angeles' Pink's Hot Dogs.
Pancake Inspired Cupcakes and a note about self-rising cake flour.