Cook's Adventures

March 9, 2015 6:41 PM
Art Institute and Seattle Culinary Academy deans discuss advantages of formal culinary study & more
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December 4, 2014 4:54 PM
Two years ago today, Meeru Dhalwala opened her high-end Indian restaurant Shanik (SHAW-nick) in South Lake Union to a swarm of...
October 20, 2014 5:09 PM
No, it’s not a new dance craze.Starting right around Labor Day and continuing into the new year, the inner bays of Puget Sound are host to...
August 15, 2014 10:21 PM
This is a traditional dish made by matsutake hunters while in the woods. A cast iron pot is perfect for cooking it, whether indoors or out...
August 15, 2014 10:16 PM
In the early 1990s, the Central Cascades of Oregon saw a feverish moment of fortune-seeking, reminiscent of the Klondike a century earlier...
huckleberries foraging in seattle magazine
June 9, 2014 10:27 PM
Never eat red berries. Did you hear this as a kid? Abide by it still? If so, like many a Northwesterner, you’re missing out on one of our...
cocktails in seattle elderflower seattle magazine
April 15, 2014 8:42 PM
Last year, I had an experience familiar to many a lazy mushroom hunter. I hit the snooze button one too many times and when I finally hit...
salmon head curry recipe langdon cook seattle magazine
February 12, 2014 12:24 AM
I’m a big fan of nose-to-tail eating, and this is especially important with a fish as good as spring chinook, so take a look at this recipe...
best places to fish in seattle langdon cook seattle magazine
February 12, 2014 12:07 AM
March is the time to plan a pilgrimage in honor of Northwest royalty. Spring-run chinook salmon—known as spring kings, or springers—are...
December 17, 2013 6:59 PM
In the spirit of another new year (and that endless drumbeat of time), I offer a few resolutions for the would-be wild-food forager (and...
October 17, 2013 6:07 PM
You’re in a trendy Seattle restaurant—or even a sleepy seaside café out in the boondocks, for that matter—and a steaming bowl of Manila...
September 11, 2013 11:01 PM
Jeremy Faber bangs on my door a little after 5 a.m. at the end of May, on a day that promises temperatures in the 70s. “Bring a down jacket...
September 3, 2013 6:05 PM
We're loving all the attention Seattle Magazine Cook's Adventure's columnist, Fat of the Land blogger and author Langdon Cook's new book is...
August 12, 2013 10:13 PM
The golden chanterelle just may be the favorite foraged food of Pacific Northwesterners. Our forests are loaded with chanterelles, and even...
June 17, 2013 8:37 PM
If you want to see what summer salmon season once looked like in Seattle, walk our local beaches this July and August. You’ll find anglers...
Langdon Cook porcini mushroom foraging
May 13, 2013 7:18 PM
The Italians call them porcini—little pigs—now the accepted term of commerce for a group of meaty, sought-after mushrooms in the bolete...