Month: November 2010

Fallfest Part II: Truffles

Truffles are edible fungus prized by chefs all over the world.  The largest percent of black truffles are found in France and the more cherished white truffles in Italy.  Chef David Lebowitz has a great description of truffle hunting on his blog… Read More

Fallfest Part I: Beaujolais Nouveau

Beaujolais is a red wine produced in the Beaujolais region of France. It is made from the gamay grape.  Beaujolais Nouveau is bottled and released the same year of the harvest and each year it is released on the 3rd Thursday in… Read More

Celebrating a Birthday the Chinese Way

Food symbolizes a lot in the Chinese culture.  When a family is celebrating the birth of a child, they throw a red egg and ginger party.  When a couple gets married, the most important part of the festivities is the wedding banquet. … Read More