Well, I’m at it again: Reviewing another bamboo product from Royal Craft Wood. This time, it is a 3-piece cutting board set, which I received yesterday — just as I was moving out to a new home. What timing! This empowers me to start my new kitchen with brand new cutting boards that turn out to be superior to what I had before.
Author Archives: Carma Spence
The best pesto I’ve ever tasted was vegan. And I have enjoyed vegan mayo. Therefore, although I’m not vegan, I can appreciate that vegan recipes can be quite tasty. When the opportunity to review Marie Laforêt’s book, The Best Homemade Vegan Cheese and Ice Cream […]
More than just a cookbook, “A Traveler’s Guide to Balinese Street Food” takes you on a journey through the tropical island of Bali via way of food sold by street vendors. This book is a love letter to the food and culture of Bali, written by a many-times visitor and a local Bali-Hindu cultural guide.
Summer is just around the corner and I’ve always thought of summer as Salad Season! Here’s a simple raspberry chicken salad you can use as a main dish for lunch or dinner. And because raspberries are in season during mid- to late summer — you can probably pick them up fresh at a local farmer’s market. You can use your favorite dressing, or use the one I’ve included below.
Anglo-Indians are either a mix of British and Indian ancestry, or of British descent and born in India. This cultural group has developed its own cuisine, fusing both British and Indian cooking techniques and flavors. Anglo-Indian Cookery shares a selection of well-known dishes from this culture.
It is said that necessity is the mother of invention. I know that a tight budget certainly brings out the creativity in the kitchen. In her book “Good Cheap Eats,” Jessica Fisher provides 200 recipes that illustrate this point. The mother of six, she knows how to make the food dollar stretch and shares her experience with budget-friendly cooking in this book.
Plant-based eating provides a number of health benefits. However, it can be challenging to get the recommended amounts of all nutrients, especially those that are easily found in non-plan foods. But this challenge can be overcome with a bit of planning. Here are some tips from James Collier, head of nutrition at Huel, to help you make sure that you get the protein and vitamins you need while on a plant-based diet.