• Japanese spinach with sesame

    Ok, this is not authentic, but it’s a very quick and easy approximation to the delicious horenso no goma ae I always have to order at Japanese restaurants. The classic recipe calls for boiled sake and hand-ground sesame seeds, but hello, it’s Tuesday.

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  • In The Spotlight: Beef Cheeks + Recipe: Beef Cheeks Mole Poblano

    This week, I have been mostly eating beef cheeks.

    Like the humble lamb shank, and osso buco before that, beef cheeks have suddenly experienced a revival. They’ve leapt onto the plates of diners who are paying top dollar for what was once considered an offcut.

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