Animated Recipe: Sweet and Spicy Mustard

A three-step GIF guide to a tastier, homemade condiment

Forgo those store-bought condiments and try your hand at making your own. In addition to tasting better, your sauces and spreads will also avoid those unnecessary added preservatives and “natural” flavors. This simple recipe (just three steps) for homemade mustard is a great place to startspread it on a sammie or to a steak for a delicious, guilt-free addition. Ingredients (yield: 2 cups) 6 tablespoons …

Brooklyn Delhi, Handmade Indian Achaar

Add instant spice, smoke and Subcontinent vibes to almost any dish

Home to a rich food culture, India boasts cuisine that is among the most expansive and diverse in the world. While dishes like Tikka Masala have found their way onto menus around the globe, lesser-known offerings that are nonetheless satisfying and enlightening to the palate are still finding their way to new diners. Brooklyn-based chef and cookbook author Chitra Agrawal’s variety of small-batch achaars (India’s …

Willy B’s Raw and Fermented Hot Sauce

Two LA chefs and their affinity for the zesty flavors of lacto-fermentation

Growing up in a macrobiotic house can lead to both positive and negative reactions from the kids. On the plus side, Willy Barling of Willy B’s understood from a young age that his family prized eating fresh, healthy foods. (Barling also admits that when a fast food burger chain opened down the road, he and his brother would sneak out and eat some decidedly not-macrobiotic …