Christina Tosi’s Funfetti Cake

Christina Tosi’s Funfetti Cake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A demolished Christina Tosi funfetti cake for an engagement party. Delicious.





Dinner at Big Bear Cafe

Dinner at Big Bear Cafe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enjoying a cavatelli salad with morels, fava beans, blistered asparagus, carrot butter & ricotta salata at Big Bear Cafe in Washington, D.C.





Passover Seder table, all set

Passover Seder table, all set

Scenes from last night's Seder. Happy Passover!





Making Matzo Balls on NPR’s Morning Edition

I talked to Steve Inskeep of NPR's Morning Edition about Passover, just a few of the food symbolisms, and, of course, matzo balls! Listen to the intervew and get my recipe for matzo balls here.

And have a happy Passover!





Cake for Jacques!

Cake for Jacques!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My Sacher Torte, decorated with the helping hands from Martha's Table, for Jacques Pépin's 80 cakes birthday celebration at the IACP conference. An unforgettable evening!





Upcoming trip to Pittsburgh

I'm so looking forward to my upcoming trip to Pittsburgh. On Monday, March 30, and Tuesday, March 31 (can you believe March is already almost over?) I'll be cooking two of my favorite Passover dishes - haroset from Ferrara, and almond-walnut macaroons from Iraq. I'll also be answering any of your last minute Passover questions! 

I was recently interviewed about the upcoming trip by Candy Williams for Trib Live. You can read the aricle - and get some of my recipes! - on their website.





Peter Chang

Peter Chang

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hard at work on my book, but there is still a little time for play. Here, enjoying lamb chops at Peter Chang's newest restaurant in Arlington. 





Recipe testing!

Recipe testing!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I've been hard at work on my new book. Here I am with Simone Cormier, one of the Sips & Suppers chefs, testing a recipe for croquante. Delicious!





Behind the scenes

Behind the scenes

A little peek behind the scenes of a video shoot for Tablet Magazine





Sips&Suppers on WUSA9

Sips&Suppers on WUSA9

 

 

 

 

 

Sips & Suppers, a fundraiser benefitting DC Central Kitchen and Martha's Table, is right around the corner. There are still tickets left for both Sips (January 24th at the Newseum) and Suppers (January 25 at homes across the Washington DC region) - check out www.sipsandsuppers.org for more information. 

Earlier today, Chef Bertrand Chemel of 2941 joined me on WUSA9 to talk about Sips and Suppers. Click here to view the clip. 





Joan's Recipes

"Chestnuts with Onions and Prunes"
from Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous: My Search for Jewish Cooking in France


"Huevos Haminados or Baked Eggs Jewish Style"
from Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous: My Search for Jewish Cooking in France


"Harissa - Tunisian Hot Chili Sauce"
from Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous: My Search for Jewish Cooking in France


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