The pantry isn’t always well-stocked. Sometimes you have to improvise. We gave 12 staples to three chefs, let each add one ingredient of his own, and turned them loose. By Christine Ennulat • Photography by Kip Dawkins • Food styled by J Frank • Prop styling by Tyler Darden more »
Spice of Life
“There’s nothing better on pork loin than a spoonful of spicy plum chutney,” says Oliver Turner. “It gives it the right bite and flavor.” He would know. As the head of marketing for the family-run Virginia Chutney Company in Rappahannock County, Turner is an expert on chutney, the fruit- and vegetable-based sauces, often spicy, that were part of traditional Indian food before being adopted by the English and spreading throughout the British Empire.