NYT's The Minimalist (Video)

The New York Times

Videos featuring New York Times food writer Mark Bittman, author of "How to Cook Anything."



Asparagus Salad Two Ways

July 10th, 2012

Mark Bittman demonstrates two ways to enjoy asparagus, down to the last (raw) bite.


Shrimp With Smoked Paprika

June 12th, 2012

Mark Bittman demonstrates how to make a simple shrimp dish out of ingredients found in the pantry.


Black Chickpea Soup

May 14th, 2012

The chef Frank de Carlo of Peasant shows Mark Bittman how to make an Umbrian black chickpea soup.

Mark Bittman tops roasted asparagus with a crunchy mixture of bread crumbs and cheese.