Ingredient Insights: Daikon, Lemongrass, Garlic, and Fish Sauce

It’s Sunday, it’s early (at least, for me), I’m still feeling wine-drunk from last night, and it’s time for Ingredient Insights. As you may have noticed by now, we’re doing a month full of Viet-Chinese dishes that I’ve grown up eating, but with a modern twist, NEOH-style. Here’s where the daikon, lemongrass, and fish sauce…

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Ingredient Insights: Shiitake, Chaga, Reishi, Oyster Mushrooms

There are so many ways to start off this week’s Ingredient Insights about mushrooms. I could tell you a fun fact about them, like the fact that more than 4,600 years ago, ancient Egyptians referred to mushrooms as a symbol of immortality using hieroglyphics (mushrooms were food exclusively for royalty, so no one else were…

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Ingredient Insights: Peaches, Cassava, Monk Fruit, Allulose

It’s SUNDAYYYYY SMACKDOWNNNNN! And by “smackdown” I mean Ingredient Insights. I’m about to smack down some ingredients! Not literally. Or literally… into mixing bowls and pans, ya know? Actually, scratch that – that was a terrible idea. Don’t smack down cassava flour; you’ll end up with a very white countertop and lots of sadness. [in…

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Ingredient Insights: Galangal, Capers, Dill, & Great Northern Beans

It’s Sunday and I’m feeling like changing up Ingredient Insights a bit. Just for today, at least. Have you ever thought about how strange it would be to give food a gender and then talk about them as if they’re people? Well, you’re in for a treat…. Or a threat – it could easily go…

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Ingredient Insights: Liquid Smoke, Tomato Paste, Stevia, & Blueberries

I came across an Overheard LA post yesterday while scrolling through Instagram. It went something like this: “What’s ‘lap ride?’ Is it a music festival? I keep seeing #lapride on instagram.” “You mean LA Pride?” Happy Sunday and happy Pride, everyone! It’s been one heck of a week, and boy, am I glad it’s Sunday…

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