TIP OF THE DAY: Crudo, Low-Calorie Raw Fish

[1] Tuna and salmon crudo, simply garnished (photo © Elea | NYC). [2] Like a painting: salmon crudo from Mihoko’s 21 Grams | NYC. [3] Creative plating: avocado, pink grapefruit, hamachi and garnish of microgreen and radish (photo © Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse| NYC). [4] Add some salad on the side or on top (photo ©…
Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Crudo, Low-Calorie Raw Fish”

FOOD HISTORY: The History Of Toasting To Your Health

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/toasting-drinking-toast-bread-origin?
http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2013/05/the-origin-of-toasting-drinks/
https://blog.ehl.edu/gastronomy-culture-the-origin-of-the-toast
https://ukbarcode.wordpress.com/2015/03/20/clink-cheers-bottoms-up-the-origins-of-toasting/
https://www.farmersalmanac.com/why-do-we-say-cheers-30416
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toast_(honor)

TIP OF THE DAY: Bloody Mary Garnishes

[1] Surf & Turf Bloody Mary with bacon and shrimp from The Wayfarer in New York City. They call it “Fully Loaded,” with a celery stalk and a cocktail pick with cheese, olive and cocktail onion (photo © The Wayfarer). [2] The Hanako San Bloody Mary features an octopus tentacle and a skewer of raw…
Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Bloody Mary Garnishes”

RECIPE: Bacon Lollipops For National Bacon Day

[1] Bacon lollipops, a yummy cocktail nibble (photos #1 and #2 © Wright Brand). [2] The bacon lollipops are made with applewood smoked bacon. [3] The recipe calls for clover honey, but you can use whatever you have (photo © Bee Harmony).   December 30th is National Bacon Day. These lollipops from Wright Brand Bacon…
Continue reading “RECIPE: Bacon Lollipops For National Bacon Day”