Edible Brooklyn

About Louise McCready

Researching this article reminded freelance food writer and Huffington Post contributor Louise McCready to exploit her sweet tooth and lactose tolerance. When she's not out tasting article topics, she can be found scouring local markets, testing new recipes and dreaming of her future goat farm.

Recent Posts by Louise McCready

Photograph: Courtesy of Compass Green

Haute Horticulture

Comment | July 5, 2011 | By | Photographs by Compass Green

Design innovations are reinvisioning urban agriculture. Here are three of the latest ways Brooklynites are transforming cramped cribs into edible oases.

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An Icy Drink Turns White Hot

Comment | June 14, 2010 | By

After centuries of quenching, the Latin elixir called horchata colonizes cupcakes and cocktails. Like skinny jeans and TOMS shoes, horchata is hot. The ageold pearl-hued beverage-rice, roots or nuts soaked in water or milk, then sweetened, spiced and strained over ice-has made the leap from Latin communities and taco hotspots into elaborate cocktails, hipster espressos, […]

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