Curried Eggplant

Curried Eggplant

Welcome back to another episode of Food Science Fridays.  Today we’re talking all about the eggplant or aubergine as others around the world call it.  Until a few weeks ago eggplant was my favorite vegetable, when I found out it’s a fruit.  Yep apparently eggplant is a fruit. Eggplant not a lot of people’s favorite [...]

Spicy Miso Bird’s Nest Soba Soup

Spicy Miso Bird’s Nest Soba Soup

There is something innately soothing about a bowl of miso soup.  I have always been fascinated by the umami taste, and yet prior to this week, I had never cooked with miso.  Honestly, I didn't even know what miso looked like or where to buy it. As someone who usually cooks in the Italian style, [...]

Cilantro Red Pepper Pesto

Cilantro Red Pepper Pesto

Hi Friends, This week's a short one, as I have to get back to studying for the GRE, which I will be taking on Wednesday morning.  This week I've been craving the comfort foods courtesy of my long days of studying.  My favorite comfort food in Berkeley is Cheeseboard.  For those who've never heard of [...]

Spicy Green Chile Chicken Pozole to Ring in Fall

Spicy Green Chile Chicken Pozole to Ring in Fall

As we ring in the beginning of fall when the leaves begin to turn and we begin to dust off our sweater collection, I'll offer up a soup recipe, as fall also marks the beginning of soup season. My boyfriend and I have both been fighting off colds this past week and feeling a bit [...]