Friday, May 27, 2011
featuring 50 condiment recipes including Bloody Mary ketchup, stout
mustard, ginger miso mayo, and red onion marmalade. Plan to make
kimchi salsa: combine 3/4 cup chopped kimchi, 1 1/2 cups diced
tomatoes, 1/2 cup chopped cilantro, juice of 1 lemon, and salt to
taste. Kimchi is Korea's national dish - fiery! You can get a jar of
the milder stuff in many supermarkets near the tofu in the produce
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Snacks Expo at McCormick Place West yesterday. Ate a lot of candy,
talked to candy and snack folks, and picked up samples - lots of them.
This is everything I picked up in two hours. The National
Confectioners Assiciation gives attendees one bag (Mars Wrigley one in
the picture) and punches your badge so you can't get more than one
bag. You can however return to the Expo to refill your bag as many
times as you'd like.
Disclosure: I received free Expo admission from the NCA.
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
potato chips with Unami (and reduced salt) yesterday. Japanese Unami
Recipe Contest today at 1pm at the World Culinary Showcase. Chef
Kristine Subido of Chicago's Wave is a contestant.
than a restaurant and Twitter has allowed proprietors to inform
customers where they will be. National Restaurant Show has a Food
National Restaurant Association Show today. I've enjoyed his "Hungry
Hound" segments on ABC 7. Am looking forward to trying his latest find
- Szechuan tofu at Mapo, a Chinese restaurant in Naperville. I happen
to love tofu.
Monday, May 23, 2011
Neuhold of The Professional Chefs Association & expert on Korean
cuisine, and Cecelia Hae-Jin Lee, author of Quick & Easy Korean
Cooking made bindaeddeok (mungbean pancake) at the Korean Pavillion at
the National Restaurant Association Show.
today at the National Restaurant Association Show. She was presenting
with two other chefs at the Korean pavillion. Her session was on
Kimchi - The New Pickle? with a tasting of Kimchi Arancini.
Friday, May 13, 2011
banana fruit crushies at Chicago's Ogilvie Center this morning. Yellow
bottle says "crushed fruit snack 100% fruit", "whole fruit 2g fiber",
"2 servings of fruit". Haven't seen this claim often on juice bottles:
"100% recycled plastic & recyclable bottle".