Culinary News

Month: April 2017

Ingredient Of The Day: Garlic Chive Flowers

April 30, 2017

The Garlic Chive Flowers, or Chinese Chive Flowers, are the flowers that bloom from the Garlic Chive Bud. They have an aromatic-grassy flavor and are best used as a garnish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Star Cucumber

April 29, 2017

The Star Cucumber is similar to regular Cucumber but with a star shape. They are grown in a mold to get their shape and they have a mild-salty-slightly sweet flavor are best used as a garnish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Meadow Cress

April 28, 2017

Meadow Cress, aka Lady’s Smock and Meadow Foam, is an edible weed with an aromatic-grassy-peppery-slightly sweet flavor. Use as a garnish and in salads and sandwiches.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Radish Blossom

April 27, 2017

The Radish Blossom, or Radish Flower, is an edible flower that grows at the end of radishes. They have a floral-peppery-slightly spicy flavor and can be used as a garnish, in salad, Risotto, and stir-fry.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Lemon Grass

April 26, 2017

Lemon Grass, or Citronella Grass, is used as a flavoring and it has an aromatic-citrus-tangy flavor and woody texture. Use it to flavor sauces, soups, and stews or use in a marinade or paste or use in cocktails.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Pomelo

April 25, 2017

The Pomelo, or Chinese Grapefruit, is a variety of citrus with an aromatic-slightly sweet-tart flavor. Use the flesh in a salad or fruit dish and use the juice for a vinaigrette, marinade, Aïoli, or in cocktails.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: White Spring Onion

April 24, 2017

The White Spring Onion is milder than regular onions with an earthy flavor. Use like regular onions in Risotto, salad, salsa, sauce, soup, and stir-fry.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Nasturtium Flower

April 23, 2017

The Nasturtium Flower is an edible flower that is available in the spring and summer. They have a floral-mild-peppery-slightly sweet flavor and are best used as a garnish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Kohlrabi Sprouts

April 22, 2017

Kohlrabi Sprouts are a microgreen with an earthy-mild flavor and are mostly used as a garnish but can also be used in a salad or sandwich.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Ramp

April 21, 2017

The Ramp, or Wild Leek, is an earthy-mild-slightly sweet flavored allium. Braise, roast, sauté, or grill and use as a garnish, in a sauce, Risotto, and vegetable side dish.…

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