Once in a while you come across a recipe that really knocks your socks off. Well this recipe for Bang Bang Cauliflower is one of those times. I love cauliflower, but even if you don’t, you’re gonna love this dish! It’s a take-off on the famous “Bang Bang Chicken” dish, known for it’s sweet-spicy chili sauce that is served alongside. You can make it fiery hot … Read more People are Raving about this Cauliflower Recipe!
Black garlic is a type of caramelized garlic that is created through a chemical reaction between amino acids and reducing sugars that gives browned food its desirable flavor. The process of producing black garlic is sometimes incorrectly referred to as fermentation, however it does not involve microbial action. It is made by heating whole bulbs of garlic over the course of several weeks, a process that results in black cloves. The taste is … Read more Black Garlic is one of the “Top Food Finds” for today’s Top Chefs!
Braising or pot roasting is a great technique for making meat more tender. Braising meat in milk takes it to a whole new level. The lactic acid present in milk tenderizes the meat, making it juicy and sweet. It is a great way to use an otherwise tough cut of meat, allowing the slow process of cooking it at low heat for several hours, to let the fat … Read more Braising in Milk Creates a Mind-Blowing Meal!
I love the look of roasting a whole cauliflower. All it needs is some trimming, a little olive oil baste and some salt & pepper. This creates a stunning and simply delicious specimen! Eaten as is, it is perfectly tender crisp and yummy. A terrific side dish that is simple yet definitely worthy of oohs and ahhs at your dinner table. I thought it would pair up … Read more Cauliflower your way: Simply Delicious or Divine & Decadent!
The spices of India set the stage for this silky, smooth soup that is simply divine! Its vibrant color is accented by the garnish to create a work of art. And it takes less than an hour from start to finish, to have this amazing soup on your table ready to eat. Kabocha squash is an Asian variety of winter squash and is very sweet with a fluffy, chestnut-texture that’s … Read more Squash and Cauliflower pair up in this Amazing Soup!
Yotam Ottolenghi is the superstar of vegetable cooking. He is one of my culinary idols as I love his sense of creativity and uniqueness. I have selected to do an in-depth study of his cooking style and will be sharing it with you. Stay tuned for some fantastic farm fresh ideas coming your way! This week I made his Cauliflower, Grape and Cheddar Salad. I … Read more Yotam Ottolenghi achieves Greatness by Combining Flavors!
Ok, so the weather isn’t showing it, but nevertheless fall is here and I was feeling the need to enjoy some fall flavors. I purchased some amazing lamb from Adelaida Springs Ranch that is raised exclusively on Rangeland Wines pastures and in their estate vineyard. No antibiotics or hormones are used, and the meat is mild, lean and succulent. Lamb made me think of Greek food and that made me … Read more A Greek Delight; Moussaka topped with Cauliflower Béchamel!
This recipe will knock your socks off! It is quite simple and minimizes prep time by cooking the cauliflower whole. It makes a gorgeous presentation and tastes absolutely scrumptious! It’s even great as leftovers. The only prep you need to do to the head of cauliflower is to cut off the base and leaves and hollow out the core slightly with a small paring knife. … Read more Forget about making Florets, cook your Cauliflower whole!
His creativity with vegetables never ceases to amaze me! Yotam Ottolenghi has a way of coming up with unusual combinations to create fascinating recipes. They taste as wonderful as they look and always have a different twist to make them distinctive. This one is no exception. One of the unusual parts of this recipe is the seed mixture adhered to the side of the cake. Although … Read more Another Great Recipe from Yotam Ottolenghi: Cauliflower Cake!
Broccoli is one of the healthiest green vegetables you can eat. Broccoli belongs to the cruciferous vegetable family, which includes kale, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, bok choy, cabbage, collard greens, rutabaga and turnips. These nutrition powerhouses supply loads of nutrients for little calories. If you are trying to eat healthier, cruciferous vegetables like broccoli should be at the very top of your grocery list. Spinach is well known for … Read more Get Your Greens in this Healthy & Delicious Soup!