Tag: quinoa

My Week With Quinoa

For the past week Todd and I have been trying out recipes from Jessica Harlan & Kelley Sparwasser’s Quinoa Cuisine cookbook. Last night, as we dined on pizzas made with quinoa pizza crusts and red quinoa tamales, we joked that it was like being on a week-long Iron Chef, hold the shark-fin ice cream. Cookbooks that focus […]

Restaurant Excess: Overrated Ingredients

  Zagat just came out with a list of eight overrated ingredients that chefs use. Here’s a few of their rants: Bacon Quinoa Pork belly Kobe beef Truffle oil Just curious — what ingredients whether on your restaurant plate or in your pantry, do you think is overrated? Even though I love anything with blood […]