Posts Tagged 'Middle Eastern'

Foodie Friday: Netflix for Foodies–Salt, Fat, Acid Heat

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.

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Foodie Friday: Sauce it Up! 5 Exotic & Unexpected Condiments

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Looking for a new flavor profile to “spice up” your next meal? Look no further than the condiment aisle of your supermarket—or international market—for tantalizing combinations of sweet, sour, spicy, and umami. Foodies are becoming more and more aware of the novel and delicious flavors of ethnic cuisines, and adding a dash of pepper sauce, relish, vinegar, or other condiments is an easy and affordable way to lend a kick to your favorite dish. Today, we’ll take a closer look at 5 exotic condiments to try on your next home-cooked dish!

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Foodie Friday: Go Nuts, It’s National Pistachio Day!

Turkish nut and phyllo pastry dessert, baklavaIt seems that the heyday of the almond may be coming to a close while another healthy, delicious nut rises in the ranks of food trends and the national appetite. The pistachio’s day has come: specifically, today—which is its very own food holiday.

Maybe it’s the salty-sweet flavor, the satisfying ritual of cracking that shell apart, or the nutritional benefits packed into each of these little snack staples, but America is going nuts for pistachios. Today, we’ll take a closer look at this green beauty and what makes it worth celebrating.

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