One Valentine’s Day, a few years ago, we went to a well-known, mostly loved place just off Campo de’ Fiori called Dar Filettaro a Santa Barbara. I can’t remember if it was a late lunch or early dinner, but we sat down at about 6pm, along with four or five other couples, some Roman, some tourists, and all well over 70. If you were to describe a classic and functional Roman joint – the Tetris of small tables and framed pictures, wood fittings and condiment station – you would probably come close to Dar Filettaro. It serves only
Mangauri: You can store these badis in an airtight jar.
Moong dal is one lentil in the Indian cuisine that is not just rich in nutrients but is also super versatile. It can be used to make a number of delicacies. From comforting dal, crunchy pakodas to decadent halwa, one can find countless delicacies made with moong dal across Indian cuisine. A primary source of protein for vegetarians,
When it’s a sports game night, an awards show night, a fun movie night or any other occasion that guarantees your attention will be trained on a television screen rather than on what’s on the plate in front of you, it’s nachos for dinner in our house. Easy to throw together quickly, it’s basically a salad of chips and toppings, the ideal food to snack on when your attention span is limited.
When my partner and I lived in New York, we’d spend at least three Sunday nights a month at one sports bar in our Upper Manhattan neighborhood. I
I have a friend who wondered — on Facebook, the only place for modern contemplation — whether food can be too fancy for the Super Bowl.
Actually, what she said was this: “If I were writing features, I’d write a cooking story on whether football food (specifically Super Bowl food) can be too fancy.”
Naturally, I took that as a direct challenge, while also appreciating her correct use of the subjunctive mood with the word “were.”
At the time she posted it, she still had a dog in the fight — her favorite team is the Buffalo Bills, who made
There is no singular boundary for the geography — and there is no all-encompassing definition of the cuisine either. Just as people have traveled throughout the land, so, too, has the food. Case in point: Shakshuka, the saucy egg dish often associated with Israeli food that has its roots in North Africa. You’ll find flatbreads, grilled meats, spicy condiments and vegetable stews across the region, all with their own local flair. But that’s just a few wide-ranging examples. Here are a few trusted recipes from our archives to help you bring more of the breadth of Middle Eastern flavors to