As a Korean-American foodie who resides in West Oakland, I’m lucky that there’s a slew of fine eateries not too far from our home all along Telegraph Avenue in Temescal.
Tag: green garlic
As important as growing and selecting produce is to a healthy diet and life, it’s pretty stunning how few of us really know how to pick the best fruits and vegetables when shopping. Sure, we might have heard about certain items we’re supposed to thump or squeeze, and we know to look out for obvious cosmetic flaws, but too much more beyond that is a big mystery for many.
A sure sign of spring at local farmers markets is the appearance of green garlic. It arrives in late winter, but it is a sign of what’s to come: spring meals resplendent with fresh green peas, spring lamb, mushrooms, radishes and asparagus. Hard garlic bulbs come into season in June and July. At that point, […]