Culinary News

Month: January 2017

Ingredient Of The Day: Loquat

January 31, 2017

The Loquat, or Japanese Plum, is a small orange fruit with a floral-tart-slightly sweet flavor. Use it for out-of-hand-eating, in a salad, or for a chutney or sauce.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Green Mango

January 22, 2017

The Green Mango is an unripe Mango and is used in savory cooking as a vegetable not a fruit. It has a tangy-tart flavor and is used in salads or made into a relish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Kiku Apple

January 14, 2017

The Kiku Apple is a well balanced apple with a tart-sweet flavor and crisp-juicy texture. It can be used as a baking apple but it is best used for out-of-hand eating, a fruit dish, salad, and apple sauce.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Gin

January 13, 2017

Gin, aka Genever or Genièvre, is a spirit traditionally made with Juniper Berry and other botanicals like citrus, flowers, other spices, and sometimes Cucumber. It has a floral-astringent-slightly spicy-slightly bitter flavor. For culinary purposes it can be used in sauces or maybe a Granita to top Oysters but usually it used for cocktails like the …

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Ingredient Of The Day: Chinese Bitter Orange

January 5, 2017

Chinese Bitter Orange, aka Bitter Lemon or Trifoliate Orange, has a sour-acidic-slightly bitter flavor. It is similar to Bergamot Orange and Seville Orange and can be used raw for Aïoli, vinaigrette, and cocktails or cooked for sauces or jam, marmalade and preserves.…

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