Posts Tagged: The Daily Meal

Pedro Piper Picked a Peck of Piquillo Peppers

  On a sunny afternoon earlier this fall, I was ambling through the aisles of a seasonal New York City food trade show when I ran into my friend Iker Fernandez, a top importer of Spanish specialty items. He represents great olive oils, vinegars and the super-popular Conservas Ortiz tuna line (a personal favorite of… Read more »



Chef Spotlight: Chef Mark Lietzke

This is the first installment in Hooked on Cheese’s series focusing on outstanding chefs who reign at restaurants off the beaten path in smaller cities across the USA. Raymond will introduce each of these fantastic chefs de cuisine and share one of their unique recipes. Enjoy! I hate to date myself like this, but it’s… Read more »


October #Unprocessed Homemade Sriracha

I put sriracha sauce on everything, so I was dismayed to find added preservatives and thickening agents on the ingredient list of the brand I use. This inspired my contribution to the October #Unprocessed challenge: a recipe for healthy homemade sriracha. My favorite seasonal sriracha application is mixing it with peanut butter and cinnamon and… Read more »


Hooked on Cheese: Maison De La Truffe

I am not a big fan of flavor-added cheeses; on the contrary, I’m generally quite against them. The flavorings tend to mask the nuances of the milk used in cheese production, which as far as I’m concerned is a crying shame! But as I discovered recently while doing some cheese shopping uptown, there’s an exception… Read more »