A new Mediterranean cookbook from José Andrés celebrates ‘dishes that belong to the people’

A new Mediterranean cookbook from José Andrés celebrates ‘dishes that belong to the people’ José Andrés spends much of his time contemplating the unifying nature of food, both in and out of the world’s most dangerous conflict and disaster zones. Days before an Israeli airstrike killed seven members of his aid organization working to feed … Read more

The best cookbooks for spring 2024

(Illustration by Yiting Nan / For the Times) 1 New cookbooks crop up like superblooms in spring, when the vitality of the season propels us to get into the kitchen. In the same way that each spring feels like life anew, every book is yet another way of looking at how we cook. (It’s why … Read more

A Salvadoran cookbook from a major publisher is finally here. Why did it take so long?

A Salvadoran cookbook from a major publisher is finally here. Why did it take so long? Food never happened in a vacuum for Karla Tatiana Vasquez. Stories always followed. Whenever her grandmother or mother cooked, Vasquez knew something special was coming. Their food unlocked memories, especially about El Salvador — the homeland they’d fled in … Read more

Want to cook vegetables better? The new Kismet cookbook shows us how

Want to cook vegetables better? The new Kismet cookbook shows us how Call them the vegetable whisperers. Sarah Hymanson and Sara Kramer are the two produce-obsessed chefs behind Kismet restaurant in Los Feliz, the growing chainlet of Kismet Rotisserie takeout shops (there are three across L.A. now, where the tahini roasted cauliflower is as popular … Read more

Police arrest suspect after man found dead in McKenzie Towne home

Police are shown at the scene where a person was found dead on Prestwick Terrace in Calgary on Monday, April 8, 2024. Brent Calver/PostmediaPhoto by Brent Calver/Postmedia /Brent Calver/Postmedia A man was killed on Monday in the southeast community of McKenzie Towne, Calgary police say. The incident took place in a residence on the 300-block … Read more

A hearty beef stew with an L.A. touch to survive the spring

Caldo de res or sopa de res is a staple of regional cuisines across the Americas. An Angeleno-influenced version is taking shape in my kitchen, writes Daniel Hernandez. (Daniel Hernandez/Los Angeles Times) Newsletter You are reading our Cooking newsletter Sign up to get a taste of Los Angeles — and the world — in your … Read more

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