As a therapeutic chef I look for ways to minimize harmful affects of cooking — and the maillard reaction and fond are two that I avoid when cooking for those who have a health challenge. Both are coveted by most chefs (including me) for both visual appeal and taste satisfaction. So, I’ve challenged myself to come up with ways in which to create the look of browned food and to create the umami flavor in my food. You’ll be able to read more about this in my upcoming book: The Bulletproof Upgraded Chef (available online, soon!).
Here are recipes to go with this week’s Monta Vista Market’s produce specials… featuring rhubarb and broccoli. Lucky you! This past Wednesday, I came up with a 2 rhubarb recipes and will now share then with you because this week’s specials at Monta Vista Market includes rhubarb.