An article from The Guardian about why quinoa (and soy and Peruvian asparagus) may not be so great.
Month: January 2013
Spicy black bean burgers
Around here we regularly eat hummus sandwiches and I’m always looking for new ways to introduce more beans into our diet.
Mashed potato failure
There’s nothing easier than mashed potatoes.
In Berlin, all potatoes are labelled as either mehlig (floury/mealy/starchy) or festkochend (waxy/firm). No guesswork needed, no excuse for messing this up.
Powdered lemon peel
I saw some powered lemon peel at the spice stand at the market this past weekend. I bought it on a whim. They also had orange peel. I had seen some at a Christmas market in Nürnberg when we were there but stopped myself from buying it: it’s a super-fine powder that I had no idea how to use.