Narsai David

Samantha Romero with Mexica Ballet Folclorico performs during Cinco De Mayo festivities on May 5, 2011 at El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Site on Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles, California. Cinco de Mayo celebrates the 1862 Mexican victory over the French in the Battle of Puebla. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Narsai’s Chicken Mole Recipe Adds Spice To Your Cinco De Mayo Menu

With Cinco de Mayo just on the horizon, I’ve been thinking about chicken mole, one of my favorite Mexican dishes. It’s a complex dish to make, but there are some fairly simple adaptations.

04/24/2015

Alexander Weiss, (C) the MasterChef Junior Winner, working alongside Chef Ian Gresik, (L) of Drago Centro, prepare a dish called 'to begin," that include fresh ricotta, fava beans, peas, garbanzo beans and crispy pancetta, in the restaurant's exclusive private dining room called The Vault on June 27, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Narsai David Food News: Simple Stir-Fry For First Fava Beans In Season

The first fava beans of the season are turning up in markets and onto plates. Narsai David says they’re amazing and advises the bigger the better for picking as long as the color is right.

04/17/2015

Flavor Flours, the 10th cookbook for James Beard Award winning author, Alice Medrich.

Keeping Full Flavor In Gluten-Free Cooking With Various Nuts And Grains

Local James Beard Award-winning author, Alice Medrich’s 10th cookbook brings out the full flavor of baking with a variety of grains and nuts.

04/10/2015

A Chinese vendor sells steaming pork buns. (Photo: TEH ENG KOON/AFP/Getty Images)

Narsai David Reviews ‘The Food Of Taiwan’

“The Food of Taiwan” is a beautiful new cookbook written by Cathy Erway. With so many delicious treats to make, its hard to pick one. But Narsi David says don’t miss the pork buns.

03/27/2015

Top Valentine’s Day Aphrodisiacs

Narsai David: How To Buy and Enjoy Spring Asparagus

California asparagus hits the market. What should you know to enjoy this spring treat?

03/20/2015

Pinot Noir grapes (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Narsai David: Heading To The Russian River Valley For Merry Edward Wines

Narsai David heads to the Russian River Valley for the Merry Edwards winery to try out a Pinot Noir and a Sauvingon Blanc you shouldn’t rush into drinking.

03/13/2015

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Narsai David: Two New Local Food Products You Shouldn’t Miss

Narsai David tries out San Rafael’s Genuine Grub, which pickles more than just cucumbers and Napa Valley’s Wallaby Organic Sour Cream.

03/06/2015

Pinot Noir grapes (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Narsai David: McFadden Farm Wines Use Organic Grapes In Some Low-Cost Bottles

Potter Valley, California’s McFadden Farm Wines has three beautiful selections from their Mendocino County vineyard that includes organic grapes at a low cost. Narsai David has a full review.

02/27/2015

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Narsai David: Virgin Territory—An Olive Oil Cookbook

Nancy Harmon Jenkins new cookbook, Virgin Territory: Exploring the World of Olive Oil, has tips on how to deal with, select and buy olive oil and includes 100 incredible recipes.

02/20/2015

Oranges (credit: ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Narsai’s Spiced Oranges— A Wintertime Fresh Fruit Indulgence

Oranges are king for fresh fruit in the winter months, so now is the time to indulge in a spiced orange recipe that’s an old favorite at our house that serves four people.

02/13/2015

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