Green Chicken Chilaquiles Casserole from Mesa Mexicano

Green Chicken Chilaquiles Casserole from Mesa Mexicano

Yesterday I posted a recipe for Tomatillo Salsa. Bright and tart, it is a delight with chips. But this salsa has a life beyond those chips. The “penetrating” ability of salsa means it can be a significant contributing ingredient. Chilaquiles is a comfort food gift to...
Chicken Penang from 50 Great Curries of Thailand

Chicken Penang from 50 Great Curries of Thailand

  In 50 Great Curries of Thailand, Vatcharin Bhumichitr offers the Malaysian classic, one now served in restaurants around the world. The smoothness of coconut cream, pinch of kaffir lime leaves, and the brightness of curry paste all marry here is a rich dish. You may...
Garganelli with Chicken Sugo and Peppers from Battersby

Garganelli with Chicken Sugo and Peppers from Battersby

The charming Brooklyn restaurant Battersby has a cookbook called, not surprising, Battersby. The restaurant is small, so small that most of the dishes are prepared in terms of components hours or even days in advance, then refreshed and assembled just before serving....