The original corn from years ago had twice as much protein as our modern corn and significantly less starch. Over the years, it has been transformed through several mutations, hundreds of generations of human selection and genetic manipulation resulting into a modern super sweet variety that can contain up to 40% sugar. It is also much lower in phytonutrients than earlier corn. Nowadays, stores advertise … Read more A Simple Sauce transforms an Ear of Corn
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!
Every year for Hanukkah, I make latkes. (pancakes) They are loved by all who try them and no matter how many I make, there are seldom any leftovers. I used to make regular potato latkes until I came across the idea to trade my white potatoes in for sweet potatoes. My family flipped over them and told me to make them that way all the time. … Read more Getting Creative with Zucchini!