INSPIRE, ASPIRE : Gastronomica : A Short History of MSG

It’s a matter of taste : the fifth taste, umami and food commodities… Gastronomica : A Short History of MSG And if you’re looking to get controversial, start with Harold McGee’s article for the debut issue… Lucky Peachy : On MSG and Chinese Restaurant Syndrome

FROM THE OTHER SIDE : Silver Nut Cake

I’m visiting family in the midwest and exploring the memories of my culinary heritage, aka going through grandma’s recipes. Some sources are unknown, only cryptic volumes and page number are noted. * If they look familiar to you, please let me know so I can acknowledge the source.  Our family makes this cake pretty often,…

FROM THE OTHER SIDE : Avocado Mousse

I’m visiting family in the midwest and exploring the memories of my culinary heritage, aka going through grandma’s recipes. Some sources are unknown, only cryptic volumes and page number are noted. * If they look familiar to you, please let me know so I can acknowledge the source.  Avocado is all people are eating these…