August 17, 2012
Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes, plus 10 to 15 minutes for settling Servings: 8 to 10 Note: From "Doña Tomás" by Thomas Schnetz and Dona Savitsky Butter for pan 3 cups fresh corn kernels (3 to 4 ears) 1 1/2 cups zucchini cut into 1/4-inch dice (3 to 4 slender zucchini) 1/3 cup flour 3 eggs 3 egg yolks 3 cups heavy cream 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1. Heat the oven to 375 degrees with a rack positioned in the center. Butter a 9-inch casserole. 2. Place the corn and zucchini in a bowl and toss with the flour to evenly cover.
January 26, 2012
Miso soup with crispy age tofu, nappa cabbage and green onions Total time: 30 minutes Servings: 4 Note: Do not reheat the miso soup after the miso has been added; the flavor diminishes with reheating. Miso paste is generally available in the Asian sections of well-stocked supermarkets, as well as at Asian markets; age tofu (deep-fried tofu) is available at Japanese markets. 1 quart dashi 3 to 4 tablespoons miso paste (red or white or koji miso paste)
August 19, 2010
Dark chocolate, date and sesame pops Total time: About 20 minutes, plus freezing time Servings: Makes about 6 to 8 popsicles, depending on the size of the mold Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, please share it with us: Click here to upload pictures of the finished dish. 1 1/2 cups full-fat Greek yogurt 1 cup whole milk 8 large pitted dates 2 tablespoons tahini paste 3 tablespoons honey 3 ounces dark chocolate, chopped 1. Place the yogurt, milk, dates, tahini and honey in a blender.
December 30, 2009
Walnut dipping sauce Total time: 3 minutes Servings: This makes about 1 1/3 cups dipping sauce. Note: Adapted from Akila Inouye 3/4 cup walnuts 1 tablespoon sugar Scant 1 cup soba-tsuyu dipping sauce Blend the walnuts, sugar and soba-tsuyu in a blender until the walnuts are coarsely pureed. You can adjust the ingredients to your taste. Serve on the side with soba. Each one-third cup: 88 calories; 2 grams protein; 5 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram fiber; 7 grams fat; 1 gram saturated fat; 0 cholesterol; 3 grams sugar; 352 mg. sodium.
February 2, 2012
Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes, plus chilling time Servings: 8 1 unbaked (9-inch) tart shell 2 whole eggs 2 egg yolks 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup grapefruit juice (from 2 large grapefruit) 1 teaspoon grated grapefruit zest (from 1 large grapefruit) 1 teaspoon Campari 6 tablespoons cold butter, cut into pieces 1/4 cup chopped pistachios 1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Prick the bottom of the tart shell lightly with a fork, line it with parchment or aluminum foil and fill it with pie weights (you can use dried beans and save them to use as weights the next time you bake)
June 30, 2012 |
Dear SOS: I recently moved from San Luis Obispo to Denver. I miss the berry bars at House of Bread in San Luis; they were my favorite breakfast after a run or before class, and they were even my last meal before commencing the 18-hour drive from SLO to Denver! I'd love the recipe so I can have a slice of my old college town here in my new big city. Thank you! Gabby Robinson Denver Dear Gabby: These bars are rich and buttery, with nice tart and sweet notes from the jam, and you might never guess how easy they are to make.
September 22, 2011
Total time: 25 minutes, plus resting time for the batter Servings: Makes about three (9- to 10-inch) pancakes, 6 to 8 servings Note: Adapted from David Lebovitz's "The Sweet Life in Paris. " Chickpea (or garbanzo) flour is available at well-stocked markets as well as gourmet and cooking stores. 1 cup (4.6 ounces) chickpea flour 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons water 3/4 teaspoon sea salt, plus extra for serving 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, divided, more as needed Freshly ground black pepper, for serving 1. In a blender, combine the flour, water, salt, cumin and 1½ tablespoons oil until smooth.
November 4, 2010
Frozen chocolate zabaglione Total time: About 25 minutes, plus freezing time Servings: 8 1 pint heavy cream 8 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, broken into small pieces 6 egg yolks 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup Port 1. In a medium saucepan, heat the cream over medium heat just until it begins to bubble around the edges, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Whisk in the chocolate, and continue whisking until the chocolate is melted and incorporated with the cream to form a ganache (gently heat the cream a little more, if necessary, until the chocolate melts and mixes completely)
February 9, 2012
Beef daube Total time: 5 hours Servings: 6 to 8 Note: Beef cheeks are not generally available at mainstream grocery stores and supermarkets but can usually be special ordered through a butcher. Let your butcher know how many pounds of trimmed cheeks you need (extra will need to be ordered to compensate for loss from trimming), and have your butcher trim them for you if possible. Reduced brown veal stock (glace or demi-glace) is available at select gourmet markets and cooking stores as well as online; it can be reconstituted with water to use as stock.