It's pizza, but not the way you know it. Chef Monica Byrne of Brooklyn's Atelier Roquette lightly caramelizes peaches in rendered guanciale then uses the sweet and salty concoction to top a rustic pizza brushed with herb oil. Yes, it's as good as it sounds.
How do you make The Bloody Mary even better? Chef Monica Byrne of Atelier Roquette in Brooklyn, NY, has the perfect solution in the form of a pancetta-accented, hand-crafted Bloody Mary, complete with a pancetta-crusted rim and garnish of even more pancetta and olive.
Have you ever wondered why a chocolate truffle is called a truffle? Today, Daniel Delaney joins chef Monica Byrne of Home/Made, a wine bar and café in Red Hook, Brooklyn, to make chocolate truffles by hand. ---- What's This Food?! (WTF?!) is a daily cooking show, with a new episode posted every day of 2011.
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As a resident and small business owner in the Brooklyn neighborhood Red Hook, Monica was an eye-witness to the devastation of Superstorm Sandy, watching the waters rise and engulf her streets. In the aftermath of the storm, Monica co-founded ReStore Red Hook, to rebuild and reopen the small businesses that serve the area.