Enter the Dragon

Funny how certain holiday traditions and foods crop up in different cultures, no matter how diverse. Witness the bowl of tangerines, symbolizing health and long life (especially with the leaves intact), that’s ubiquitous for the Chinese New Year, which starts today. My Eastern European family always kept the same bowl of tangerines on the table throughout…

Three Cubed: You Can Tuna Piano…

Robuchon pulled together a pure cook’s cook book: no photos, no inane stories, no flights of fancy with missing instructions, no ridiculously complicated recipes full of ingredients that one can never find without mad wholesale connections.