Chef Samin Nosrat is a foodie with an appreciation of the fundamental elements of great cooking. A celebrated food writer and educator, she shares what she’s learned from the formative food experiences in her life—such as her initial training at the lauded farm-to-table landmark Chez Panisse—and guides food fans through the essentials of cooking with contagious enthusiasm for the extraordinary ingredients, masterful techniques, and vibrant cultures she celebrates.
Today, we’ll look at the message of her acclaimed cookbook and current docuseries on Netflix and see what makes it such an appetizing treat for foodie readers and viewers.
If you browsed supermarkets in the 1990s, chances are you remember the popularity of low-fat diet foods (think fat-free frozen yogurt, reduced fat pastries, and egg-whites-only omelettes). Fearing diet-related ailments like heart disease and weight gain, many health-conscious consumers spent years eschewing full-fat versions of their favorite pantry staples and indulgent treats.
The problem? Sacrificing fat often meant also stealing away important nutrients—and adding in unhealthy amounts of added sugars, chemicals, and preservatives. Today, we take a look at 3 reasons why today’s foodies welcome the re-emergence of fat as a flavorful and satisfying aspect of a well-rounded diet. (more…)