David Leite (pronounced leet) is the publisher of the website "Leite's Culinaria" (http://leitesculinaria.com/) and author of The New Portuguese Table, which won the 2010 IACP First Book/Julia Child Award. David will provide occasional blogs for CHEFS and will share his experience about everything from champagne to Welsh food to high tea to being a super taster for publications including the New York Times, Martha Stewart Living, Saveur, Bon Appetit, Gourmet, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Sun-Times, The Washington Post, and others. His website, which he created in 1999, has won numerous food and writing related awards.
David Leite doesn't care for beer--unless he's cooking with it!
How to please everyone at holiday dinners without losing your mind.
Portuguese turkey, dressing, and a side dish? Yes, please, David Leite!
Put simply, this Shrimp Risotto flat-out beguiled me.
How David Leite discovered that cooking with a slow cooker was, indeed, real cooking.
David Leite discovers the Vitamix can assist him in his basil infatuation.
This year the author’s basil obsession has him determined to create a basil ice cream.