Archive for November, 2006

Our brilliant blues

November 2006

Los Angeles Times 

David Gremmels and Cary Bryant could be considered the accidental cheese makers.

Three years ago they were scouting for blue cheese (more…)

Soulmates: Pasta meets cheese

November 2006

Los Angeles Times

Back in the last century, an Italian sommelier who became a friend spent a fair amount of time in my kitchen, much of it insisting that nearly every iconic American food was made not just first but better in the country of his birth. Apple pie? They had it at crostata. Grilled cheese? Mozzarella en carrozza was the Model A. Meatloaf? They call it polpettone. (more…)

Coffee you can eat

November 2006

Los Angeles Times

A few years ago the Italian coffee company Lavazza hired the world’s leading molecular gastronomist, Ferran Adrìa, to come up with coffee you can eat. (more…)