Culinary News

Month: January 2020

Ingredient Of The Day: Dried Flor De Mayo Shelling Bean

January 28, 2020

The Dried Flor De Mayo Shelling Bean is an heirloom bean with an earthy-nutty flavor. Use in soup, stew, or a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Puntarelle

January 26, 2020

Puntarelle, aka Puntarella Chicory, is a green that can be used cooked or raw. It has a slightly bitter-peppery flavor and crisp-tender texture. Use the green in a salad, soup, stew, or braise them for a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Banana Flower

January 23, 2020

The Banana Flower, aka Banana Blossom, is used as a vegetable in Asian and Indian cuisine for curry dishes, stir-fry, pad Thai, and tempura. They have an earthy-vegetal-slightly bitter flavor and starchy-tough-woody texture.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Buckwheat Sprout

January 19, 2020

The Buckwheat Sprout is a microgreen with a grassy-vegetal flavor. Use it for salads, sandwiches, and as a garnish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Sierra Beauty Apple

January 12, 2020

The Sierra Beauty Apple is an heirloom variety with yellow, pink, and red coloring and is from the Sierra Foothills in California. They have a slightly sweet-tangy-floral flavor and a crisp-juicy texture. Use for out-of-hand eating, jam and chutney, and baked goods such as pies, crisp, cobbler, and crumble.…

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