Lala Ziemski | Tastemade

Chef Lala loves food! Cooking it, talking about it, traveling to get it, eating it…if there is one way to connect with people, it’s through food and that’s what she loves. Lala began cooking in Los Angeles and her style is rooted in seasonal & farmer’s market driven dishes. She believes when you have beautiful Ingredients, you don’t necessarily need to gussy the food up to make it taste amazing. Having learned this opening famed restaurant Gjelina in 2008, it has been her mantra ever since. Food can be simple. Food can be fun! And food should be delicious! Who says you need 35 ingredients, 4 different techniques, a complicated recipe and a foam? Beautifully plated and family style is her favorite way to present a dish. Her specialities range from Californian cuisine to Mediterranean, grilling slabs of meat to plant based meals and exploring the cuisines of places she
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If you’re looking for an air fryer, I’ve owned four. This is the one I recommend

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My search for the perfect air fryer is now over. 


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With Black Friday just a few days away, now’s the time to look for air fryers deals — especially if you’re thinking you’ll use one as you prepare your holiday meals. I can help you decide which one to get, because I have a long and sometimes bumpy history with them. I love the idea of a kitchen appliance that circulates hot air to cook food nice and crisp without all the oil you need for deep frying — and in a matter of minutes. But I had one problem. While most of the countertop appliances work the same, every air fryer I bought somehow managed to let

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