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The Importance of a Good Sushi Rice

The Importance of a Good Sushi Rice

One of the most important elements of good sushi is a good sushi rice, says Jiro in Jiro Dreams of Sushi. The rice should have the right temperature (body temperature), texture (not too sticky, not too watery, not to dry) and the right amount of […]

Crunchy Toasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate Reduction

Crunchy Toasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate Reduction

Crunchy Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate Reduction I love brussels sprouts. These miniature cabbages, part of the brassica genus are close relatives of broccoli, cauliflowers, mustard and of course, cabbage and they contain a chemical called¬†sulforaphane, which is believed to have anticancer properties. The best way […]

An Idea to Try: Sweet Potato Hummus

You know when you see a recipe and you instantly feel excited thinking how amazing it will taste when you’ll cook it later in the evening? I love this sweet potato hummus recipe from New York Times’ Dawn Lerman, author of the Fat Dad series. […]