My confession: You know. You “experiment” in college. I used to be ashamed of it, but I can say it now: I love puréed soups! French cuisine’s powerful, simple heart of darkness. Beguilingly simple, flavorful, healthy… soup. My friend, who ...

A little Semitic synthesis brings brei, broken bits of Jewish matzoh, soaked in eggs and scrambled or pancaked, with harissa, the ketchup of the Middle East and North Africa, in a quick and easy dish that you can whip off ...