Harlem’s Marcus Samuelsson Launching in Newark

NY Post reports that celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson, who helped revitalize Harlem with the opening of Red Rooster in 2010, is now making a bet on the renaissance that’s happening in Newark. Continue Reading →

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 →

Meet Macy’s Culinary Council Harlem Chef Marcus Samuelsson

Join Macy’s for a one-of-a-kind cooking class for kids! Learn from the master chef as he shows your child how to prepare some of his favorite dishes that are both delicious and fun to make! Continue Reading →

Chef Marcus Samuelsson On His Favorite Destinations In Africa, And More

Harlem Chef Marcus Samuelsson is no stranger to travel. Born in Ethiopia and raised in Sweden, the award-winning chef now calls New York City home but spends a fair amount of time outside of the Big Apple. Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson: Roasted Garlic Bread Recipe From Harlem

By Marcus Samuelsson

If you’re like me, and you love to bake, you’re not going to stop doing it just because you’re trying to be healthier.  There is a great solution for this: bake with whole-grain flours. Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson: Parsnip Soup With Crispy Shallots And Porcini Mushrooms

downloadSoups—now’s the time to make them in the chunky knit sweater you’ve been storing in the back of your closet since this time last year. 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: Baked Peach Pudding With Buttermilk Ice Cream Recipe

Baked Peach PuddingBy Marcus Samuelsson

I love visiting the vendor I’ve come to simply call the Peach Man at the Harlem Harvest Farmer’s Market in Marcus Garvey Park on 124th & Fifth Avenue. 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 →