Posts Tagged ‘Politics & Prose’

Baker and Chef Mark Furstenberg on His Mother’s Influence

OK,I know I said on Friday that Y&H was finished with our short hymn to a mother's influence on chefs, but late yesterday, Mark Furstenberg, a man of some renown, wrote a moving tribute to his mum and her kitchen skills. You need to read it, and not just because it's a 71-year-old chef praising […]

How to Make a Better Hoisin Sauce

See all Grocery reviewsat Expotv I always rotate my morning coffee spots. Yesterday, it was the Modern Times Coffeehouse, which I love visiting because I can first scan the bargain cookbook section at Politics & Prose before grabbing my coffee for the day. In my browsing yesterday, I found a  $6 copy of Chinese Cuisine by Susanna Foo, […]

Dish of the Week: POLLYstyle Pecan and Cranberry Rugelach

By and large, I'm not so fond of packaged sweets, which tend to cater to the lowest-common palate and its taste for sugar, sugar, and more sugar. But Polly Brown's handiwork is different. The former pastry chef at Teaism has developed a thriving business selling treats to a number of shops and cafes under her […]