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Chef Nico Vera Shares Peru’s Unique Culinary History

Chef Nico Vera Shares Peru’s Unique Culinary History

| March 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Peruvian personal Chef Nico Vera shares his recipe for Lomo Saltado, a Chinese-Peruvian beef stir-fry that exemplifies Peru’s rich culinary history incorporating the flavors of five cultures: Inca, Spanish, African, Chinese and Japanese.

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SF Woman’s Ice Cream Obsession Inspires Upcoming Book

SF Woman’s Ice Cream Obsession Inspires Upcoming Book

| March 13, 2013 | 1 Comment

“The Ice Cream Travel Guide” will chart the world’s top ice cream destinations.

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KQED’s Forum: Inside the ‘Longevity Kitchen’

KQED’s Forum: Inside the ‘Longevity Kitchen’

| March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Triage theory, phytonutrients, circadian clocks… such is the stuff of cooking for longevity — at least according to a recent episode of KQED’s Forum with Michael Krasny. The show featured Rebecca Katz, author of the new cookbook, “The Longevity Kitchen” and doctors from the Buck Institute for Research on Aging.

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Russ & Daughters: Reflections and Recipes from the House that Herring Built

Russ & Daughters: Reflections and Recipes from the House that Herring Built

What does it take to stay in business for 100 years selling herring? Stephanie Rosenbaum talks to Mark Russ Federman of New York City’s legendary Russ & Daughters about his new memoir and the secret to his family’s success.

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Sodium Girl Jessica Goldman Foung Finds Flavor Sans Salt

Sodium Girl Jessica Goldman Foung Finds Flavor Sans Salt

| February 28, 2013 | 1 Comment

The bubbly voice behind the blog Sodium Girl has a new cookbook. Sarah Henry talks with Jessica Goldman Foung about finding flavor outside the salt shaker.

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Cookbook Review: Home Made Winter

Cookbook Review: Home Made Winter

Chilly mornings, rainy afternoons, long dark nights: is there a better place to stay warm in the winter than in the kitchen? Home Made Winter by Yvette van Boven comes up dozens of inventive recipes and projects to keep you toasty and well fed.

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Folding Empanadas Into Your Super Bowl Spread

Folding Empanadas Into Your Super Bowl Spread

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Super Bowl isn’t just about football — it’s also about food. For chef and restaurateur Jose Garces, watching football as a boy meant enjoying homemade empanadas with his brothers in front of the television on Sunday afternoons.

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4 Tips To Help A Foodie Get Through Chemo

4 Tips To Help A Foodie Get Through Chemo

| January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chemotherapy wreaks havoc on the taste buds, which can be a real challenge for anyone who loves food. But there are a few things you can do to maximize your food enjoyment while in cancer treatment.

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Q&A with Shelley Lindgren: Wine Director, Restaurateur & Author

Q&A with Shelley Lindgren: Wine Director, Restaurateur & Author

| January 15, 2013 | 1 Comment

Mary Ladd interviews Shelley Lindgren, who is a Bay Area success story: owner of the vastly popular A16 and SPQR restaurants, sommelier, wine director and cookbook author.

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KQED’s Forum: Charles Phan on Home Cooking

KQED’s Forum: Charles Phan on Home Cooking

| January 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

The award-winning chef and owner of The Slanted Door restaurant joins KQED’s Forum to talk about his new book, “Vietnamese Home Cooking.” He also shares secrets of creating high-end ethnic cuisine, and how he stays true to his roots in the kitchen.

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Everything You Need to Know About Bruce Aidells

Everything You Need to Know About Bruce Aidells

| December 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mary Ladd interviews Bruce Aidells, who remains a leading authority on meat and meat cookery. Aidells describes his work on his latest comprehensive cookbook, and where he likes to go eat in the Bay Area with his chef wife Nancy Oakes.

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Cooking Up Refinement with Jacques Pépin’s New Complete Techniques

Cooking Up Refinement with Jacques Pépin’s New Complete Techniques

| December 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Being more of a hands-on person when it comes to learning, I didn’t think I could truly learn techniques from the pages of a book — even one from a culinary master such as Jacques Pépin.

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Catherine McCord Dishes on Cooking with Kids

Catherine McCord Dishes on Cooking with Kids

| December 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

The blogger behind the popular family-friendly site weelicious, Catherine McCord, shares advice from her new book on cooking for — and with — children in a chat with Sarah Henry.

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Q&A with Pastry Chef and Chocolate Expert Yigit Pura

Q&A with Pastry Chef and Chocolate Expert Yigit Pura

| November 27, 2012 | 2 Comments

Mary Ladd interviews chef Yigit Pura, who shares what it’s like to open a popular patisserie, write a cookbook and craft recipes. Pura is passionate about pastry and eager to get consumers interested in baking with unusual “adventure” ingredients.

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