NYT Cooking: Served with spicy salsa brava and garlicky allioli, crispy hot patatas bravas are traditionally served in tapas bars throughout Spain. The salsa brava is made with pimentón, the smoked Spanish paprika sold as picante (hot) and dulce (sweet). Some cooks include a lot of chopped tomato, but my friends in Madrid tell me they prefer this version, which looks a bit like rusty gravy. As for the allio...
NYT Cooking: Store-bought puff pastry is the true workhorse in this elegant recipe, which involves three basic components: puff pastry, cheese and potatoes. When cooking with limited ingredients, quality is key, so use puff pastry made with real butter if you can get it — the flavor is better and the puff is, simply put, puffier. The dough is formed by a process called “lamination” in which alternating laye...
Chef John's Syracuse Salt Potatoes Recipe
"Not only is this Syracuse salt potatoes recipe one of the most delicious ways to cook baby spuds, it's also one of the most interesting. I generally don't like when people watch me cook their food, you know, in case anything gets dropped (#5secondrule), but these are kind of fun to do in front of guests; just to see that look of shock in their eyes, as you dump in all that salt."
Tartiflette recipe - Preheat oven to 200°C. Heat oil in a shallow casserole over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, bacon and pancetta and cook until onion is soft (8-10 minutes).
NYT Cooking: You can serve these carrots with Greek yogurt, or with homemade labneh, if you start the night before (see Tip below). This recipe calls for making your own dukkah: You’ll have more than you need, but keep any leftovers in a sealed container to sprinkle over salads, grilled meat or fish. A bunch of carrots from your farmers’ market will work best here, but you can also use regular carrots that ...
Chaat Masala Potatoes with Yogurt and Tamarind
This dish is inspired by aloo chaat, an Indian street-food that has many regional variations, all of which are not for the fainthearted because they are loaded with sweet and sour and a fair bit of crunch.
Perfect French Fries
For perfect golden french fries that are golden and crunchy and fluffy white on the inside, soak them to get rid of the excess starch.
Love potato pancakes? Here’s the best-ever latkes recipe from Seattle’s Dacha Diner
If you sense a generosity of spirit emanating from the funny triangle-shaped building, you’re right — the owners want you to have this happiness at home anytime.