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Things I learned from Rick Bayless

By Hedonia Disclosure: I was compensated by Negra Modelo to attend this event, post about it on social channels, and write this blog post. I’m not going to mince words about it: Sometimes being a food blogger has pretty awesome perks. Like when your go-to Mexican beer approaches you with an opportunity to take a culinary tour of the Mission District with Rick Bayless, and pay you for the privilege. Twist my arm. We kicked our tour off at a well-known “Mexicatessen” on 24th street, a place I know well…

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The Sweetness & The Heatness: NYShuk’s Marvelous Harissa Chili Paste

By Liza de Guia

“Not everyone in the Middle East eats hummus and falafel everyday.”

Meet Ron & Leetal Arazi, the founders and chefs behind NYShuk Harissa, an artisan, aromatic chili paste made in Brooklyn, NY. As Ron explained to me, you can find harissa in almost every North African/Middle Eastern family kitchen. Every mom has a family recipe passed down from their mom, and every recipe is different. Though not yet an American staple, harissa is becoming more and more familiar around professional kitchens. I’ve seen it …read more

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The Secret Is in the Suffering: Bodhi Tree Farm

By Liza de Guia

“I really truly believe I grow the best food in the world.”

As part of an exciting video partnership with Food & Wine Magazine, I am happy to introduce you to Nevia No, the spiritual gardener and owner of Bodhi Tree Farm, a one-of-a-kind, specialty vegetable farm based in Pemberton, New Jersey. Nevia is a black sheep of the farming community. At the farm, you won’t find charts or watering schedules; but, instead you might find Nevia in a field happily singing …read more

Source:: Food Curated