Marcus Samuelsson: Midsummer Strawberry Cream Cake Recipe

Recipe by Patrice Johnson

Even better than the aquavit during Swedish Midsommar celebrations is traditional Strawberry Cream Cake: a celebration of the berries just as they peak. Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson: Pumpkin-Cinnamon Empanadas For A Harlem Halloween

pumpkin-cinnamon-empanadasBy Marcus Samuelsson

I love empanadas because you can eat them hot, cold or warm. The person I know who makes them the best is chef Andrea Bergquist — her pastry always comes out perfectly flaky and the play on flavors are unbeatable. Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson: Lobster Rolls With Pickled Asian Pears

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By Marcus Samuelsson

The Lobster Rolls with Pickled Asian Pears is something that is great to make all year round. In the winter, you can serve it as is, and in the hot days of the summer, you can go for something more refreshing and light. Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson: Rum Cake With Strawberry Salad And Crème Fraiche

marcuss-samuellson-usliderBy Marcus Samuelsson

I’ve been really loving rum cake lately. It is a very versatile cake that is infinitely adaptable. I’ve previously featured my chocolate rum cake, which I fill with spices that remind me of Ethiopia. Continue Reading →

A Walk through a dinner tour with chef Marcus Samuelsson at Macy’s Herald Square

By Albert Trotman

With the holiday season upon us, last week Macy’s Herald Square celebrated their new 8th floor Home Department with the walk through a dinner tour with Harlem’s own, master chef Marcus Samuelsson.   Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson: Harlem BLT Benedict Recipe

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By Emma Haberman for Marcus Samuelsson

If I could eat one meal for the rest of my life, it would be a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich. Crispy bacon, sweet tomatoes and crunchy lettuce make a BLT ideal for any meal, but I’ve adapted it for those who don’t gravitate towards sandwiches for breakfast. Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson’s Passion For Family And Dining

06-21-15-chef-marcus-samuelssonAt a glorious sunset gathering of legendary chefs this weekend at the Aspen Food & Wine Classic, asked super chef and Harlem resident Marcus Samuelsson of Red Rooster in Harlem fame to hold forth on a few questions. Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson: Rhubarb and Chipotle Goat Cheese Pizza Recipe

This Rhubarb Goat Cheese and Chipotle Pizza from MarcusSamuelsson.com is a great way to try out a savory rendition of this popular springtime ingredient.

The truth of the matter is that rhubarb is a vegetable in fruit’s clothing, and our intention is to take a stand against its duplicitous nature. No longer will the wool be pulled over our strawberry-rhubarb-dream-filled eyes. Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson: West Indian-Style Channa Wrap Recipe

By Marcus Samuelsson

There’s spicy and then there’s this: spicy that’s so hot you can’t stop shoveling it into your mouth, bite after painful bite, because the second you pause, you’ll feel the full wrath of the burn in all of its glory. Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson: Spring Asparagus Tart Recipe

For the first time, last year, I bought a bunch of asparagus at the farmers’ market. Until that point, I had only bought asparagus from a grocery store, and it very well could have been December. I stashed the bundle in my shopping bag and walked home, unsure of how I’d prepare the vegetable. Continue Reading →