Food Stories

Smart things to say about Signature Dishes: Gelato

Italian ingenuity, French royal patronage and theatrical exaggeration all helped bring this dish to a wider audience Smart things to say about Signature Dishes: Gelato

Gwyneth Paltrow celebrates with The Jewish Cookbook

The movie star marked Rosh Hashanah and her first wedding anniversary with dishes from our new book Gwyneth Paltrow celebrates with The Jewish Cookbook

Smart things to say about Signature Dishes: The Big Mac

It took a while to get the name right - The Aristocrat and Blue Ribbon Burger were early versions - but now it's so popular The Economist uses it to make exchange rate theory understandable Smart things to say about Signature Dishes: The Big Mac

INTERVIEW: Emilia Terragni on The Silver Spoon Classic

Phaidon’s publisher discusses table settings, the necessity of avoiding TV dinners and why she thinks pesto is magic INTERVIEW: Emilia Terragni on The Silver Spoon Classic

INTERVIEW: Leah Koenig on the reinvention of Jewish food

The Jewish diaspora has cooked more or less everywhere on the planet and, in the process, has created a cuisine that's constantly changing says the author of The Jewish Cookbook INTERVIEW: Leah Koenig on the reinvention of Jewish food

INTERVIEW: Mitchell Davis on why we love signature dishes

The James Beard expert knows where they came from, what they mean culturally, and which ones not to order INTERVIEW: Mitchell Davis on why we love signature dishes

The real ingredients that go into a great Signature Dish

Mitchell Davis considers how nouvelle cuisine, chef ego and social media fed into a culinary phenomenon The real ingredients that go into a great Signature Dish

A tasty way to celebrate Mexican Independence Day

Today is Grito de Dolores. Here’s why it matters to Mexico, and what you can make, if you want to mark it A tasty way to celebrate Mexican Independence Day

All you need to know about Signature Dishes That Matter

You really need this global celebration of the iconic restaurant dishes that defined the course of culinary history All you need to know about Signature Dishes That Matter

Set the perfect Italian dinner table the Silver Spoon way

The Silver Spoon Classic goes beyond recipes - it also tells you how to make your table fit for the most stylish guest Set the perfect Italian dinner table the Silver Spoon way

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