Lamb Roti Roti is a wonderful unleavened bread served hot from the griddle. Along with its variations, such as phulka and chapatti, it is a staple in many parts of the world, especially the Caribbean, India and the Middle East. There are myriad fillings. One of my favorites, a popular Indian dish of lamb […]
When I was a kid, shellfish scared me. I mean, these denizens of the ocean aren’t the prettiest things to look at. Mom was smart, though. She removed the delectable meat from her crabs, lobsters, and mussels and created the most awesome dishes with them. I got over my fear, eventually, and began to […]
I love this time of year. The brisk air hints at cozy evenings on the sofa, and something warm on the dinner table. Like soup. Not the chilled gazpacho you enjoyed in July. I’m talking about the rich, gratifying warmth only a bowl of soup can bring as we enter the colder months.
Ingredients 30 saltine crackers 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons dry potato flakes 1 teaspoon seasoned salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 egg 1/4 cup vegetable oil 6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves Directions Place crackers in a large resealable plastic bag; seal bag and crush crackers until they are coarse crumbs. Add flour, […]
Lighting food is tricky if you don’t know what you are doing. As a New York City Food Photographer, I have been lighting food for years and there is always something to learn. The simplest way to approach lighting is of course to use natural light. Most photographers who have never photographed food may not know […]
I am often asked by clients whether I prefer to shoot with real or fake ice. Often times the choice is dictated by the circumstance. For example, when I am shooting on location at a restaurant or bar, real ice is the only choice available. If I am in the studio fake ice is often […]