Cooking demos (74)
Day 2 at INTEL….. This soup has a kick, most people said it is medium spiced with a good balance of sweet and sour. ***** The HOT kick comes from red pepper flakes and red chilies. The SOUR punch comes from the pickled red chilies and from the tamarind. The smooth SWEETNESS comes from the [...]
11 & 12 February, Sat/Sun
A wonderfully refreshing drink, adapted from: (name of book to come) 1 plum 1 apple 1 cup water 3 cups ice (or 1 cup coconut milk, omit water) 3 sprigs thyme Top each serving with a few drops of Balsamic Vinegar Slow-carb version: add Coconut Milk and serve as a soup
Holiday appetizers can come in a variety of forms and flavors… here are mine, that I created for the “Raw Food Connection” potluck in Monterey this past weekend.
Fish dinner with culinary student was a success! He can use the parchment paper cooking method for many other dishes. He has plenty of Basil Butter to use on other dishes like soups, fish, meats, salads – too!
A ‘free’ scrubbing net, you might already have this! I use the net from garlic bulbs as a mit, or bag, to scrub fruits and veggies. It works well, rinses easily and lasts a couple of months.
Came up with these fruit kabobs during one of my Farmer’s Market cooking demo at Williams-Sonoma in Los Gatos. YUMMM! the Malt Vinegar Sea Salt tasted great with the sweet cucumber and tart raspberries. I bought the cucumbers and raspberries at the Los Gatos Farmer’s Market. Found the Malt Vinegar Sea Salt on the store [...]
Here’s a unique way to serve grains and legumes. The colors are green (lettuce), brown, tan, white sauce, topped with green and red. The textures are grain-y, creamy, watery crunch.
Can be made the day before, and then put into lettuce boats the day of. Top with meat, poultry or fish for other sources of protein.
I will serve this side dish at AT&T’s cafeteria in San Ramon, on Thursday, October 13th. That morning, I’ll give a motivational talk to 120 employees — how to get to a new automatic pilot in the kitchen, making food, for a healthy, happy, productive, quality life. Here is the designer lunch I created to be served [...]