A salad with lots of fresh-herb flavour made with a unique blend of grains including wehani rice, rye berries and brown rice. It’s delicious with roast chicken, grilled lamb kebabs or pork tenderloin.
To make great salads, it is all about the base (legumes, rice, quinoa, pasta) side notes, and dressing. Corporations do everything possible to maximize profits. Often taking cost out of the product by using cheaper ingredients, and instead using this money to fund advertising convincing consumers to buy. To make a truly great salad dressing take a closer look […]
Quality ingredients often come with a story, and VERJUS is no different. I have been on a bit of a focused “Verjus Kick” for the past year, tasting Verjus all over Europe and North America. Before the story, a simple question: “What the Heck is Verjus & how do I use it?” Verjus which translates […]
Well spring is finally here and everyone is making salad, hopefully DIY gaining flavour, saving money, and promoting your health. In my last Blog post Salad Dressings DIY Quality: Part II The Basics it was time to expose the myth that bottled salad dressings were cheap. The math is clear, bottled salad dressing is expensive […]
Sweet potato and black beluga lentils make a gorgeous composed salad that’s perfect on its own for lunch or as a side for grilled chicken or barbecue ribs.
With spring arriving soon it is time to re-visit the DIY concept of making your OWN salad dressings and eliminating all store bought dressings. In last year post “SALAD DRESSINGS DIY Part I: French Dressing” we explored together the history of French Dressing and the early development of bottled dressings sold in stores. Although ‘French […]
Most people have in their fridge a bottle of salad dressing. What they don’t know is that it makes them sick, and I’m gonna show you why. There is a lot of advertising and a lot of effort out there to talk anyone and everyone into buying into of literally thousands of salad dressings. It is a […]