food + cooking

Eight Great Tips for Homemade Puff Pastry

In an ongoing collaboration between Gourmet Live and New York's Institute of Culinary Education, chef-instructor Michelle Tampakis shares expert tips for perfect pastry dough...
food + cooking

Vive la France!

Our Bastille Day bash includes a visit to Provence, a guide to French restaurants in the United States, and a puff pastry primer—plus a summery, buttery tart recipe
Gourmet Live
food + cooking

Making the Perfect Pie

Get pie-eyed with the Institute of Culinary Education’s Nicole Kaplan
adventures with ruth

Pastry Cream

October 2009
cookbook club

Gourmet Cookbook Club: August 2009 Recipes

August’s Cookbook Club selection, Rustic Fruit Desserts combines the authors’ love of baking with their passion for fresh, seasonal produce.
August 2009
food + cooking

The Sweet Life in Paris

Pastry chef David Lebovitz praises the French capital without sugar-coating.

Périgord Walnut Tart

In this rich tart, a substantial, buttery crust cradles a chewy, candylike caramel filling bursting with deep, nuanced flavor.
May 2009

Czech, Please

What do you call a breakfast Danish that’s been to charm school? A Czech kolache.
March 2009

Breakfast for Dinner

Whether it’s a steaming bowl of grits or a stack of tender waffles, sometimes all you want is breakfast—even if it’s past sunset. These 12 morning meals hit the spot any time of day....

Sweet Cheese Phyllo Squares

A loose riff on the Greek cheese pie known as myzithropita, this recipe uses ricotta, eggs, and sugar to emulate its taste and texture.
February 2009
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