Author Archives: Kerry

Franglais: Fried Calamari Persillade

RECIPE: Fried Calamari Persillade

Get the whole story at The Huffington Post. Somewhere in the bowels of the Natural History Museum in New York City there is a giant squid.  I’m not sure if the room still exists today as it did back in … Continue reading

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London’s Calling: Kasteel Cru

Rarely does a beer make such an impact on me.  Not that I don’t like beer.  I know what I like, and I know what I don’t.  But that doesn’t mean I’ve ever found true love. I had this Kasteel … Continue reading

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The Secret Ingredient (Black Pepper) Part III: Sweet Cream Ice Cream with Strawberry Black Pepper Sauce

RECIPE: Sweet Cream Ice Cream with Strawberry Black Pepper Sauce

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. There was a point in the last few years when the combination of strawberry and black pepper became quite trendy. In fact, I believe the reason I got into business school is because … Continue reading

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London’s Calling: Magic Corn

This is what I least expected to find in London: a street cart selling nothing but steamed corn.  But yesterday, touring around with Mr. English and Mr. and Mrs. Miami on the South Bank, I saw this stand.  Magic Corn, … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Creamy Mushroom Fettuccine

RECIPE: Creamy Mushroom Fettuccine

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. I love eating pasta.  And I love eating pasta in France, because they do Italian with such French flare.  Ratatouille over rigatoni.  Roquefort cream sauce over ribbons of pappardelle.  Brick-red pistou slathered on … Continue reading

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Great Restaurant: Mercadito in Miami

Holy Molé! There seems to be two schools of Mexican food.  The first is the kind of Mexican food you go to, to eat as much chips and melted cheese as you can until you pop like an overblown balloon. … Continue reading

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Great Ingredient: Microarugula

RECIPE: Tortellini with Cheese, Microarugula, and Pepper

If you’ve been reading my Serious Eats columns, you’ve probably been seeing this in a lot of posts.  I love microgreens: they’re like the powersuit of a home cook.  Use some in a dish and you look instantly professional.  They’re … Continue reading

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