Culinary News

Category: New Discoveries

Ingredient Of The Day: Forbidden Rice

July 23, 2016

Forbidden Rice, aka Black Rice or Emperor Rice, is a specialty rice with an earthy-slightly sweet-nutty flavor. Use it in rice dishes like you would other types of rice.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: French Prune

July 22, 2016

The French Prune is a juicy, floral, sweet variety of plum that is great for out-of-hand eating or used in baked goods and jams. They can also be dried and used as Dried Prunes.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Marvel Stripe Tomato

July 21, 2016

The Marvel Stripe Tomato is a large, firm,  yellow and red heirloom variety of tomato. The tomato is juicy with a sweet-tangy flavor and is great raw for salad, sandwich, salsa, and Gazpacho.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Sprouted Quinoa

July 20, 2016

Sprouted Quinoa, aka Germinated Quinoa, is Quinoa that has sprouted by germinating. It has an earthy-nutty flavor and is used like regular Quinoa.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Red Cherry Chile Pepper

July 19, 2016

The Red Cherry Chile Pepper, aka Hungarian Cherry Pepper or Red Cherry Bomb Pepper, is a small red pepper with a slightly spicy, slightly sweet flavor. It can be stuffed, pickled, used raw or roasted.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Cocozelle

July 18, 2016

Cocozelle squash is a summer squash with a earthy-slightly sweet flavor. Use it like you would Zucchini, raw or cooked, in Risotto, salad, soup, and vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Salt And Pepper Cucumber

July 17, 2016

The Salt And Pepper Cucumber is a summer cucumber with a crisp-crunchy texture and a mild-earthy flavor. Use them for salads, crudités, and sandwiches.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Mango Nectarine

July 16, 2016

The Mango Nectarine is a green summer stone fruit with a floral-sweet-tart flavor and tender-juicy texture. They are good for out-of-hand eating or use them in baked goods.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Brandywine Tomato

July 15, 2016

The Brandywine Tomato is a large-dense-heavy tomato that is red and yellow in color. It has a sweet-acidic flavor and is good for sandwiches, salads, and sauces.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Fraises des Bois Strawberry

July 14, 2016

For Bastille Day we have Fraises des Bois Strawberry, a small delicate French variety of strawberry with a sweet-tart-floral flavor that is best used as a garnish. They must be used very shortly after they are picked because they don’t last very long.…

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