Not an ordinary lunch but an extraordinary tasting menu for a summer afternoon with old friends you never see enough of.
If you need a mini vacation away from the real world, you can hardly do better than to sit back and relax with George Geary’s new book, L.A.’s Legendary Restaurants - Celebrating the Famous Places Where Hollywood Ate, Drank and Played. It's sheer indulgence in the romance and glamour of Hollywood in the golden era.
A cheese tray created from local cheeses showcases the farmers in your area and anchors the buffet at a party or wine tasting.
I should have known that turkey cooked on a rotisserie would be better than any other method.
Drinking vinegars are a big trend in craft cocktails and Pok Pok is not content with making them in house or quietly. Look in your local market to purchase and ask if they don't have them in stock yet.
Tamagoyaki Ikura (Japanese omelet with salmon roe) is simple and elegant cocktail food.
Cooking for a crowd: Here's an idea that's pretty on the plate, vegetarian or could be, and will suit a wide variety of appetites.
For anyone who feels intimidated by the list of ingredients in many of these recipes, go ahead and dive in! There is no reason to live without him at your table...
When you want to have a party on a budget, invite your friends to an Ottolenghi Potluck.