Thursday, 25 November 2010

Chefs Are Going Wild! Aquaculture, Potatoes and Foraging

Chef Gone Wild!
Looking Past the Garden for Wild New Ingredients ~

"Foraging can yield many new ingredients, nasturtium flowers, leaves, pods, eucalyptus bark, lichen, pine needles, yarrow, mustard flowers"

Increasingly, the ingredients that chefs are seeking out are not the ones everyone can order; they’re the ones few have ever heard of...
Read more: Chefs Look for Wild Ingredients Nobody Else Has; nytimes.com





"Never eat more than you can lift. (Miss Piggy's Guide to Life)" ~Miss Piggy

Delightfully yours, Food Meditations





Sea notes
~ The Local Ocean fish farm in Hudson, N.Y., may be an aquaculture game-changer, raising saltwater fish in tanks on land...
Read more: Seafood Raised on Land; nytimes.com

~ Hey seafood lovers here a fishmongers' list of some pretty cool seafood, a treasure chest of ocean fresh options...
Read more: 11 Unique Seafood Items You Can Find at The Lobster Place Seafood Market in NYC; foodcurated.com

~ Dungeness Crab Fishing in California; honest-food.net


Food stories
~ 3 Thanksgiving Cookbook Authors Dish on Their Craft; diannej.com







Pantry notes
~ Healthy Fall Recipes - Why should you make the weekly trek to your local farmers' market instead of to the nearest mega-grocer?...
Read more: How to Use 11 Tricky (But Healthy) Fall Farmers' Market Fruits and Vegetables; thedailygreen.com

Let's talk about potatoes
~ Cinnamon adds fragrance and a subtle sweetness to roasted potatoes...
Read more: Potatoes With Crunch, Without the Cabin; nytimes.com
~ A sweet potato pie unlike the rest, with custard that’s rich and light and a crust with a slightly exotic flavor profile....
Read more: Sweet Potato Pie: Tradition, Plus; nytimes.com

~ How Sweet it Is! Last Minute Sweet Potato Recipe Ideas; huggingthecoast.com







Healthy corner
~ A Heart-Healthy Snack Food; bonappetit.com


From the mixer
~ Glossary to understand Italian Food terms; lacucinaitalianamagazine.com


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Sea - Prawns with Lemon Wedge on MarbleImage by ockstyle via Flickr
Appetibilis
~ Shrimp, Mushroom, and Roasted Chestnut Ravioli Recipe (Fish For Friday Recipe); huggingthecoast.com
~ Clams in a White Wine Cream Sauce; thepioneerwoman.com
~ Shrimp with Scallions and Garlic in Chile Tamari Sauce; ecurry.com
~ Bacon-Wrapped Scallops & Mushrooms; kalofagas.ca
~ Panko-Crumber Snapper Fingers, Basil Oil, White Parsley Sauce, Inoki And Seasonal Vegetables; atablefortwo.com.au

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