Finding the absolute best ingredients such a big part of Chef Antoine Westermann’s culinary career and the main drive behind all of his expertly crafted dishes. His relationship with farmers and purveyors are critical to his work as a chef. While visiting one of his providers in New York, the French chef describes his efforts to find the best local ingredients for his restaurant.
Roasted poblano peppers are stuffed with gooey Monterey Jack cheese, then coated in a light, crispy batter (gluten-free!) and fried. Served with a rich, spicy roasted tomato sauce, these chile rellenos are super delicious, and sure to impress. Read more.
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Turn Leftover Sriracha into Chile Oil
When you get to the end of a Sriracha bottle, there's always a tiny bit of hot sauce that's impossible to get out. But don't throw it away! Here's a trick to turn that remnant sauce into a spicy Sriracha chile oil.
The beauty of this colorful meatball recipe is that it can be both a bite-size party appetizer and a hearty main dish. Tex-Mex Meatballs in Red Chile Sauce take their heat from a broiled poblano pepper, and creamy Cotija makes for perfect tacos.