ingredient highlight

  • Lunch’n’learn: the beauty of beans

    After covering lentils and chickpeas in the first part of the power pulses series, beans were the focus of today’s workshop. A simple pot of beans If I had to choose one symbol for the type of cuisine I stand…

  • Chickpeas

    A friend recently asked me for recommendations about what to do with chickpeas, so I threw together a very quick summary, which I thought might be useful to share with a wider audience.

  • The Lolita date

    Occasionally I come across ingredients that I think deserve the spotlight all on their own, not as part of a recipe. It may be something completely new, fascinating, surprising, or just plain delicious. Hence the idea for a series of…