Everyone seems to be into fermented foods these days, and I am no different. I love anything umami or pickled and fermented foods tend to be foods with these complex flavor profiles. What are fermented foods? Fermented foods are basically food products made/altered by microbes (often bacteria or yeast). The fermentation process has been used [...]
This peach frozen yogurt is one of my favorites. It only contains 3 ingredients, and is a super speedy summer dessert option.
Rain, snow, or shine, Winter is soup time! It's been a rainy winter in California, and this week was no different. I remember having a winter or two like this as a child, where there were just days of endless rain and rain puddles to play in, but I certainly haven't seen a winter like [...]
Understanding egg chemistry is the key to perfectly fluffy scrambled eggs. Not only are eggs an extremely nutritious food, but because of their unique protein structure, eggs are one of the most versatile ingredients.
My roommate and I like to feed people. Maybe it's my jewish side and my time in Italy coming out, and well my roommate is half jewish half Italian, so you get the point. Mangia! I understand that for some, it can come as a challenge feeding a crowd. To those who can only [...]
My Dear Readers, I have something very special for you. I will share my top secret dinner party weapon, my go to dish to impress, my prize moroccan eggplant zaalouk recipe. This is the dish, second only to maybe my risotto, that I get asked about most often. It's unique, flavorful, and most important, [...]