When people call Gotham an urban jungle, they seldom mean anything about flora or fauna. But if you don’t think of this city as a living ecosystem, Marie Viljoen will change your perspective forever.
Hi there, Edible readers: My name’s Lauren and I’m thrilled to be joining Edible Manhattan and Edible Brooklyn this week as the new digital editor. I look forward to continue bringing you the best place-based stories, news, events, recipes, and more from our community!
With the burst of warm weather earlier this week, it feels like something must be growing out there, right? Sadly, it’s still a bit soon for those first spring crops to hit the Greenmarkets. Until they do, here’s a terrific recipe that will tickle your taste buds and get you through the last, long stretch of early spring.
Winter produce doesn’t have to dreary. With recipes like this one for rich roasted parsnip and sweet potato soup from Karol Lu, a competitive cooking veteran, you can dine like a king, even in the coldest months.
From June to November those lush leafy bunches of kale just keep coming in these parts. Luckily we love it raw, wilted, stirfried with local veggies, or even crispified in the oven and dipped in chocolate. Here’s a delicious (and easy) recipe for raw kale from The Edible Brooklyn Cookbook, compliments of Stacey Murphy, founder of BK Farmyards.
Eleven Madison Park has been in the news lately regarding the–some would say–radical changes to the menu, the presentation, the atmosphere, the prices. But a few weekends ago I was able to sample some of Daniel Humm’s food in a simpler setting.
In the current issue of Edible Brooklyn, we went into the fridge with Ted Allen, TV celeb and host of the Food Network’s program “Chopped.” He shared with us this recipe for summer pasta salad topped with ripe peaches and tomatoes.
Recipes for Momofuku Cereal Milk, Stinky Bklyn’s five cheese mac and cheese, and other online extras to the stories in our current issue dairy-themed issue, which hit streets last week:
In Brooklyn’s Italian-American households, a spirited tradition lives on. (Recipe included.)
Get it while you can—July through September, the local harvest is at its heart-pounding height. Eclipsed is the tender green of spring’s asparagus, peas,…
T.S. Eliot might have been thinking of asparagus anticipation, which turns April cruel indeed. Like the dark before the dawn, my hunger heightens before…