Whether you’re new to the kitchen or just looking for fresh ideas, Melissa Clark’s new cookbook Dinner: Changing the Game has a little something interesting for every home cook.
For a month, I dove into the world of Vivian Howard’s Deep Run Roots: Stories and Recipes from My Corner of the South, exploring complex recipes inspired by her upbringing in North Carolina. Here are my thoughts on this beautiful cookbook. All photos are my own.
Food plays such an important role in our memories of the past. I’m sure you have this experience with a flavor or meal – a type of cake your mother makes you for special occasions; the taste of a street food from a trip to someplace faraway and exotic; a special dinner you only eat on certain holidays or for special occasions. Helen You describes dumplings as one such food from her childhood, and in 2014 she turned that love into the restaurant Dumpling Galaxy in Flushing, New York. Just last month, she released her first cookbook of the same […]