Posts Tagged ‘Harold McGee’

Scallops: You Don’t Want Them Fresh Off the Boat

Y&H has been talking to chefs about fish and shellfish lately, and one of the subjects that most interests me concerns "freshness."  Exactly how fresh is that "fresh fish" on your plate and, even more pointedly, how fresh do you want it to be? It sounds like a stupid line of inquiry, but it's based […]

What I Ate on My Summer Vacation: Huitlacoche

As I wrote nearly two years ago — ah, back when blogging was an occasional joy, not a daily slog to assault you with info and insults — fresh huitlacoche is almost impossible to find in restaurants, let alone purchase for home use.  You can get good huitlacoche at Oyamel, but even the great José […]