Culinary News

Category: Food Products

Selection Of Chickpeas/Garbanzo Beans

March 20, 2015

Chickpeas, or Garbanzo Beans, are a versatile ingredient that is a staple in Indian cuisine. Some options for using the beans are: purée for a Hummus and use for vegetables or pita bread or spread it on a Bruschetta. The whole pea can be used in a soup or stew, in a salad, or as …

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Alternatives For Traditional Pasta

October 6, 2014

With so many people requesting gluten-free items, chefs are looking for creative alternatives for pasta. We have compiled some ideas for the times when regular pasta won’t work and you’ll need to find a substitute. A great substitution for egg noodles is Yuba (pictured on left), the skin that forms and rises to the top when …

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Sriracha Alternatives

June 10, 2014

With the politics of the popular condiment Sriracha, it’s time to search for something new. These sauces are great on their own but an example of what they can enhance are marinades, vinaigrettes/ dressings, aïoli, or Crème Fraîche. If you want to explore similar sriracha sauces, here are some alternatives: Sambal- Medium spicy with a great balance …

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Get A Taste Of This Flavored Oil

June 9, 2014

Macadamia Nut Oil is a fairly new flavored oil to hit the shelves. It has been around for a little while but I have noticed it showing up in more places lately. The flavor profile of macadamia nut oil, sometimes called Mac Nut Oil, is intense, nutty and sweet. The oil is cold pressed from …

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