F&W Cooks

Food & Wine presents a new network of food pros delivering the most cookable recipes and delicious ideas online. Follow us on social media @foodandwine using the hashtag #fwcooks as award-winning contributors welcome us into their home kitchens, show us how they cook, and how an increasingly diverse and food-obsessed America eats in every region in the country.


Your Risotto Could Be So Much Better, With Basically No Extra Work
Ricemaking legend Valerie Erwin shares her risotto know-how in this episode of F&W Cooks.
The Beauty of Grilled Nopales
A quick trim gets fresh cactus ready for dinner. Here's the simple recipe from Angie Vargas.
Make Time for This Epic Baked Chicken and a Grapefruit Cocktail
Jocelyn Delk Adams of Grandbaby Cakes prepares Grapefruit Vodka Sodas and Southern Savory Baked Chicken on this week’s episode of F&W Cooks.
The Udon That Changed My Life
Swirling, slurping, and sliding into noodle-fueled ecstasy on a family pilgrimage to Tokyo.
My Favorite Dessert to Make in a Cast-Iron Skillet
Call on your best skillet to bake up this glorious Strawberry-Rhubarb Cornmeal Skillet Cake.
This Meatball-Packed Sweet Potato Stew Is the Perfect Cozy Dinner
Chef Pierre Thiam prepares his recipe for beef-and-fonio meatballs with sweet potato stew on this week’s episode of F&W Cooks.

How-To Videos

The Easiest Way to Cook Salmon? Pour a Glass of Wine
Shallow poaching in wine turns salmon fillets into an easy, elegant dinner.
Chicken-Carrot Kade Paan
Rating: Unrated 2
Samantha Fore's favorite Sri Lankan grab-and-go snack, maalu paan, a yeasty roll stuffed with spiced fish and potato, inspired this rendition, filled with curry-spiced chicken, leek, and carrot. Typically made with homemade dough, these get a speedy upgrade thanks to store-bought frozen rolls.
This Spicy Mango Pork Noodle Dinner Comes Together in Just One Skillet

In this week’s episode of F&W Cooks, Samantha Fore, owner and chef of Tuk Tuk Sri Lankan Bites, walks us through her recipe.