Thursday, 17 February 2011

Kombu and Tubers : Surf N Turf Treasures

Kitchen Window ~
Totally Tubers: Rugged Winter Veggies Take Root

"If we're going to try to eat locally, however, root vegetables are about it for the winter harvest"

The young man at the supermarket checkout counter looked puzzled. "You have a lot of obscure things in here," he said...
Read more: Totally Tubers: Rugged Winter Veggies Take Root; npr.org





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Treasure of the sea
On Kombu –the MSG laden, super-seaweed bedrock of Japanese cuisine used to make kombu dashi (seaweed stock)...
Read more: Umami Nation 2: Kelp-a-Go-Go — Plus Bonus Demo with Chef Suzuki; cookingissues.com


Chef talk
If there's one thing our friends at Food & Wine do even better than throwing fabulous festivals all around the country, developing stellar recipes and...
Read more: Best New Chef 2011; eatocracy.cnn.com


Food stories
Highlighting an obscure ingredient, including its history, where it comes from and other interesting information...
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~ SAVEUR's Favorite Recipes of 2010; saveur.com
~ 13 Things You Could've Learned at Culinary School; esquire.com


Travel bites
~ Visits three restaurants in Sri Lanka and enjoys exceptional sashimi, gotu kola and devilled crab with the most delicious rice...
Read more: Treasured island; ft.com

~ Bill Buford on the culinary genius, people and secrets of the city he now calls home...
Read more: Why Lyon is food capital of the world; guardian.co.uk






Healthy corner
~ Vegans' elevated heart risk requires omega-3s and B12, study suggests; sciencedaily.com
~ 6 Cancer-Fighting Superfoods; health.com


In the news
~ In early January, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported that its Food Price Index had reached an all-time high...
Read more: The world is one poor harvest away from chaos; grist.org

~ Like the steak? Take home a bag made from the same cow; salon.com


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