My journey with Vietnamese Chao Ga has been one of untold happiness even when things seemed to be dim. My first encounter with this spectacular dish was at a time that I was ailing, and nothing seemed to be helping. The medicines had me miserable, and none of the foods I made were adding any joy to my life as they all seemed tasteless.
Called the “wolf of the sea” in many European locations, the branzino fish is one of the seafood staples of the continent. So, what is branzino? While branzino is just the Italian variation of the fish’s name, I find myself calling it by this Italian nomenclature because “Mediterranean sea bass” lacks a bit of the allure, and this special fish fits such a grand-sounding name.
Have you ever wanted to make potato dauphinoise without cream? There are a plethora of reasons why someone might want to omit the cream from this delicious gratin-style recipe, but how do you go about doing it? I am a big fan of this French recipe, but as I know a few good friends that are lactose-intolerant, I like to make up this tasty side without some of the dairy.
Recently, I’ve decided to up my probiotic intake, and fermented bananas have become a major part of my diet. I’ve done this because this is a great way to lose weight, make digestion smoother, and to experience a general boost in my health. These bananas have made me feel healthier, and when coupled with Greek yogurt, other fermented foods, and daily supplements, they fit nicely.
Have you ever come across some veggies names in a recipe that you have never heard of? Well, I have, and I like vegetables, so when I find something new, it piques my curiosity. Recently, I have made an effort to try some of the more unique vegetables that are available at my local market. I even visited my local Asian food market to see if there were some vegetables names in the produce section that were new to me. I found quite a few, and I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed them.
Last Updated Jan 2020 – What type of cutting board treatment do you use on the cutting boards in your kitchen? Many people do not actually treat their cutting boards, and until recently, this was my mindset as well. Recently, I learned that you can seal the surface of your cutting board to protect it.