Oops! It appears that you have disabled your Javascript. In order for you to see this page as it is meant to appear, we ask that you please re-enable your Javascript!

Culinary News

Month: February 2018

Ingredient Of The Day: Smitten Apple

February 28, 2018

The Smitten Apple is one of many varieties of apples. They have a fruity-sweet flavor and a firm-crisp-juicy flavor. Best used for out-of-hand eating or in a salad.…

Read more

Ingredient Of The Day: Quinoa Green

February 27, 2018

The Quinoa Green, or Quinoa Leaf, is the leafy green part of the Quinoa plant. They have a mild-nutty flavor and crisp-tender texture. They can be used raw or cooked in salad, for Pesto Sauce, Risotto, and as a braising green.…

Read more

Ingredient Of The Day: Asparagus

February 26, 2018

Springtime brings us Asparagus. Asparagus can be found as Green Asparagus, Purple Asparagus, and White Asparagus and they have a grassy-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor. Use for crudités, in salad, a puréed soup, vegetable side dish, and wrapped with Prosciutto Crudo.…

Read more

Ingredient Of The Day: Kaffir Lime Leaf

February 25, 2018

The Kaffir Lime Leaf has an aromatic-citrus flavor and is used to season soup, stew, and sauces. It can also be used to infuse flavor into liquids such as liquor and cocktails.…

Read more

Ingredient Of The Day: Mexican Papaya

February 24, 2018

Mexican Papaya, aka Maradol or Maridol Papaya, is a variety of Papaya with a floral-sweet flavor. Use for out-of-hand eating, a fruit dish, or salsa.…

Read more

Ingredient Of The Day: Savory

February 23, 2018

Savory is an herb that has two varieties, winter savory and summer savory. They have a minty-pungent flavor and woody-hardy texture, similar to Rosemary and Pine. Use for hardy braised dishes, soups, and stews.…

Read more

Ingredient Of The Day: Broccoli Sprouts

February 22, 2018

Broccoli Sprouts are a delicate microgreen with a peppery flavor. They are mostly used as a garnish but can also be used in a salad or sandwich.…

Read more

Ingredient Of The Day: Fuerte Avocado

February 21, 2018

The Fuerte Avocado is a variety of avocado with a mild-buttery flavor and a creamy-oily texture. Use for Ceviche, salad, Guacamole, sandwiches, sauce, sushi, vinaigrette, and a chilled avocado soup.…

Read more

Ingredient Of The Day: Minutina

February 20, 2018

Minutina, aka Buck’s Horn Plantain and Erba Stella, is a green that can be used raw or cooked. It has a grassy-nutty-vegetal flavor and can be used for a garnish, salad, stir-fry, and vegetable side dish.…

Read more

Ingredient Of The Day: Bone Marrow

February 19, 2018

Bone Marrow is often prepared as an appetizer by slicing the bone in half lengthwise and then it is roasted and served with a side of bread. But it can also be used as in ingredient for a compound butter, in a sauce or soup, and as a garnish.…

Read more

Newsletter

Get ingredient trends delivered to your inbox