Culinary News

Month: November 2016

Ingredient Of The Day: Cranberry

November 24, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving! One of the biggest food holidays of the year. Cranberry is a popular ingredient on this day, mostly to make Cranberry Relish. They have an astringent-tart-slightly bitter flavor and need sugar to help it out. Commonly cranberries are paired with Orange and used to make baked goods, compote, chutney, jam and cranberry relish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Corn Smut

November 18, 2016

Corn Smut, aka Huitlacoche, Corn Truffle, Maize Mushroom, is a fungus that grows on fresh corn after the rains. It has a musty-smoky-sweet flavor and it is considered a delicacy. Use it in Risotto, sauce, soup, stew, and Mexican dishes.…

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