teczcape - an escape to food

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State/Province:California
Location:sunnyvale

food. cuisine. recipes. cooking.



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Similar to mung bean sprouts (germinated mung beans), soy bean sprouts (germinated soy beans) provide important B Vitamins e.g.thiamin, riboflavin, niacin; and minerals e.g. folate and zinc.Keeping it simple (and not over-cooking) is the key when it...

Foil-packet meals are a lazy cook's best friend. En-papillote (French for "in parchment") may sound fancy but this method of cooking is actually a fuss-free and mess-free way to incorporate (lots of) vegetables with protein in a single dish. Though y...

This Pesto Salmon is surely delicious but would a salsa condiment be too much with the salmon entree? Well, not when it is a simple and easy four-ingredient Pineapple Salsa that adds instant zest and freshness to the roasted salmon. The swe...

We are pretty much adventurous in the mushroom world. Not that we have tried the most exotic mushrooms but having tried fresh pink oyster mushrooms, maitake mushrooms and lion-mane mushrooms, adding wild morels surely makes the mushrooms-list more co...

Now, can anyone tell me if ricotta cheese is considered "healthy" cheese? Or bluntly, are all cheese(es) unhealthy? High sodium? High fat? So that you know, our family does not buy reduced-fat milk or half-half, always going for whole milk. On the sa...

My new-found favorite store-bought rotisserie chicken is the perfectly plain roasted variety from Whole Foods Market. By perfectly plain roasted, it means chicken, and no other seasonings. However, that does not mean no flavor. The chicken is still n...

Red Leaf Amaranth Soup

on May 22, 2018

Amaranth. Is it a grain, seed or vegetable? While amaranth has been cultivated as a grain that is a good source of trace minerals and vitamins, the amaranth leaf vegetable is equally nutritious, particularly high in iron content. I hardly buy them ti...