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Behind the Scenes: Making Momofuku Milk Bar's Crack Pie and Cereal Milk

Sweets Laura Togut 22 comments

Milk Bar fans get excited: as part of the New York Culinary Experience, pastry chef Christina Tosi gave a step-by-step class on making her famous crack pie ("it named itself") and cereal milk. We documented the whole process, complete with all of Chef Tosi's tips and tricks. More

How To Make Real Barbecue at Home with Hill Country Chef Elizabeth Karmel

New York Laura Togut 11 comments

For those of us without yards or grills, making real barbecue sounds like a tough proposition. But at this year's New York Culinary Experience, Executive Chef of Texas-style Hill Country showed us how to do just that. More

Masaharu Morimoto's 11 Tips for Tuna and Sushi at the New York Culinary Experience

New York Laura Togut 5 comments

Chef Masaharu Morimoto was at the New York Culinary Experience breaking down a whole tuna into bite-size nigiri and maki. Click through for his tips on getting the most from your fish, with step-by-step shots of the sushi-making process. More

How To Make Chicken Tikka Makhani (Butter Chicken) with Floyd Cardoz at the New York Culinary Experience

New York Max Falkowitz 10 comments

Chef Floyd Cardoz showed us how to make this easy Indian dish at home. More

How to Make Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Kale Salad

New York Maggie Hoffman 5 comments

At a recent cooking class during the New York Culinary Experience at the French Culinary Institute, Chef Jean Georges Vongerichten shared tips and a recipe for a raw kale salad from the menu at Nougatine restaurant on the Upper West Side. "It's a new-style Caesar salad," he said as he demonstrated the proper way to prepare dinosaur kale, serrano chilies, and a parmesan dressing for this delicious dish. More

How to Make Veal Braciole with Del Posto's Mark Ladner at the New York Culinary Experience

New York Laura Togut 5 comments

Chef Mark Ladner of Del Posto, who is famous for his delicious high-class-yet-rustic Italian cusine and for his fantastic taste in eye wear gave a hands-on demonstration of his Veal Braciole as part of the the New York Culinary Experience. You can order this dish at Del Posto, but with a little ambition, you can also make it at home. More

How to Make Ricotta, With Chef Dan Kluger of ABC Kitchen at the New York Culinary Experience

New York Carey Jones 4 comments

"This is my idea of perfect brunch food," said Dan Kluger of ABC Kitchen at the New York Culinary Experience on Saturday. We can get on board with the enthusiasm. Come see how chef Kluger makes his ricotta, and how he makes a baked tomato-egg brunch dish that shows it off. More

Cooking with Andrew Carmellini at the New York Culinary Experience

New York Maggie Hoffman 1 comment

I've long admired Chef Andrew Carmellini of Locanda Verde. His cookbook, Urban Italian, is a staple in my kitchen. So I was thrilled to attend a cooking class with Chef Carmellini at the New York Culinary Experience this weekend. Each of the recipes Chef Carmellini shared evoked the harvest season in Italy. More

Jacques Torres' 5 Must-Have Pastry Tools

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Jacques Torres posing with his class. [Photographs: Tressa Eaton] With colored balloons, heavy cream, and chocolate galore, it was pretty clear that the participants in Jacques Torres' "Chocolate Creations" class at the New York Culinary Experience last weekend were having way more fun than the other classes. Yes, those are balloons. Torres is very encouraging to those who want to try difficult pastry recipes at home. He tells would-be pastry chefs who mess up a project the first time to just do it again until they get it right. He took a minute away from cracking jokes and teaching the class how to make his whimsical creations to share the top fives tools you need when you want to... More

New York Culinary Experience: Q&A with Dan Barber

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[Photograph: Chichi Wang] In a Q&A session with Dan Barber at the New York Culinary Experience, the issues of the day were sustainability, the true meaning of "organic," and the role of taste in changing our collective behavior and... More

New York Culinary Experience: The Principles of Japanese Cuisine with Morimoto

New York Chichi Wang 4 comments

[Photographs: Chichi Wang] Sunday afternoon at the New York Culinary Experience passed in a flurry of fish. Masaharu Morimoto may have attended his sushi class with his arm in a cast, but he was flanked by his trusted crew... More

How To Make Croissants: Viennoiserie at the NYCE

New York Chichi Wang 5 comments

"Going to a pastry course always makes me wish I had paid more attention in chemistry class." [Photos: Chichi Wang] Croissant Recipe Here's the recipe (with illustrations) for Karen Bornarth's and Roger Gural's croissants. Croissants may be a time-consuming endeavor,... More

Making Scarpetta's Tomato-Basil Spaghetti with Scott Conant

New York Carey Jones 15 comments

[Photos: Carey Jones] When Ed Levine first tasted Scott Conant's spaghetti with tomato and basil at Scarpetta, it was love at first bite. And he was hardly the only diner so enamored. While Scott Conant's trattoria has been widely... More

Tickets on Sale for New York Culinary Experience 2009

New York Erin Zimmer Post a comment

It's not until October 3 and 4, but tickets for New York Culinary Experience, the two-day gastro university, are now on sale. Read our accounts of last year's courses on Italian tuna with Tom Valenti, wagyu beef with Morimoto, and... More

In Videos: Restaurateur Danny Meyer on How to Handle Hard Times

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New York City-based restaurateur Danny Meyer (of Union Square Cafe, Gramercy Tavern, Eleven Madison Park, Shake Shack, and more), known for being an expert in hospitality, has been through four recessions since starting in 1985 and has yet to... More

Cooking Italian with Tom Valenti at the New York Culinary Experience

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Now that you have gotten perspectives on two very different classes from last weekend's New York Culinary Experience, I've got a look at one more: Italian comfort food. On Sunday afternoon I got a chance to learn Italian American cuisine... More

Molecular Gastronomy at the French Culinary Institute: Meat Glue

New York Erin Zimmer 5 comments

French Culinary Institute's Vice President of Culinary Arts Nils Norén and Director of Culinary Technology Dave Arnold teach new cooking techniques on Saturday. Meat glue is probably not the first thing on your grocery list. But food science whizzes... More

Cook With Wylie, Marcus, and More at the New York Culinary Experience This Weekend

New York Erin Zimmer 2 comments

The New York Culinary Experience, a two-day gastro workshop fest, is this weekend and there are still tickets left. The line-up is amazing, but it's $1,395. You do get a weekend of hands-on cooking classes, tastings, discussions, and more alongside... More

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