Lior Lev Secarz #repost

Lior Lev Secarz #repost

As Stir the Pots reposts past interviews, we thought of Lior Lev Secarz. The man behind Spice Brothers, Lior is a spirit who radiates the humanity and love of life that seems so under attack in the nation where he was raised. Israel. Stir the Pots is the creation of...
Gregoire Michaud #repost

Gregoire Michaud #repost

Twelve years ago at the end of August, a storm moved up the east-coast seaboard from the West Indies, battering New York City. Hurricane Irene swept through the city on a weekend when I was registered for a workshop with baker Gregoire Michaud. While it flooded the...

Return To Work

My workplace gave us employees a phone call a few weeks ago. "Come back to work!"  I am now acting as both the morning baker as well as lunch and evening chef, as we are trying to save on bread. Why? We are only at 25-percent capacity using outdoor...

Lior Lev Secarz

      Lior Lev Secarz is a spice blender extraordinaire. We first met at his spice shop, La Boite, during a party during the World Cup Finals. I was immediately intrigued by the alchemy Lior created in his space, a tapestry of color, texture and scents...
Justin Dean

Justin Dean

Justin Dean is a food wizard. I heard about him through my former sous-chef Bob del Grosso. Justin interested me because of his multi-skilled abilities. Not just a chef, Justin is an expert in the nuances of fermentation.  A few weeks ago, I invited him...