looking for *GREAT* tamales on the eastside for my bookclub. i can go to echo park, los feliz, silverlake, korea town, mid-wilshire and surrounding areas. I love both Mexican & Guatemalan tamales. (am open to suggestion with regard to area)
The kitchen has its own language, forged equally from hot pans and sharp things coming around corners, and tight spaces shared for hours on end. In this brand new series, we devote time to the words and phrases chefs hold near and dear to their sweaty, stressed out, crass little hearts. Today's deep-dive: SHOEMAKER.
Moist Carrot Cake
This carrot cake is incredibly moist and tender, and fragrant with cinnamon and nutmeg. Speckled with raisins and nuts (or not, if you prefer yours plainer), the cake is topped with a rich, tangy-sweet cream cheese frosting.