If you have never heard of quinoa (pronounced keen-wah), you may soon discover a new favorite staple. Although quinoa looks like a grain and has similar cooking characteristics, it’s actually the seed of a plant that is related to spinach, chard and beets. Regarded by the ancient Aztecs as the “mother grain”, the seeds are rich in protein, calcium, iron and are a relatively good source of Vitamin E and some of the B vitamins. Since the protein in quinoa includes all 8 essential amino acids, it is considered a complete protein, making it a great choice for vegans who may not have enough protein in their diets.
Turmeric, that pungent, bitter spice usually incorporated in curry powders giving it that deep yellow color, offers many health benefits.
“Reading through recipes is like taking a delicious journey through an imaginary feast” I love collecting recipes. My bookshelves at... View Article
A delicious recipe that we had at Rancho La Puerta and is in their great cookbook: From Cooking with the Seasons at Rancho La Puerta: Recipes from the World-famous Spa.
Connect to autumn and to nature by trying this delicious seasonal recipe... I love all the yummy squashes you can get in the fall!
In one of the sessions at Rancho La Puerta, he demonstrated how to make this delicious dish that uses autumn vegetables. Try it, take my word, it's worth it.
Review of Mariel Hemingway's new cookbook, "Simple Ingredients for a Delicious and Satisfying Life." Nutritious and appetizing recipes with a focus on seasonal foods and sharing common ingredients for fast preparation.