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Remember back in the “olden days” when sneaking a snack before dinner was tantamount to a minor crime? “You’ll ruin your appetite!” Mom would snap. But these days we are all about snacking and are here to provide you with new and delicious new snacking recipes so snack away!
Things are always heating up in Kikkoman’s Kitchen! We love creating new recipe ideas and products to make your time in the kitchen more fun and convenient. Kikkoman’s line of sauces and marinades are not only delicious and versatile, but also offer a wide variety of applications. Check out these new cooking videos from our experts!
February 8, 2016, marks the start of the Chinese lunar year, 4714, the Year of the Monkey. Of all the holidays in the Chinese calendar, the 15-day New Year Festival is the most exciting and colorful. It’s a time when family and friends come together to celebrate the promise of prosperity and the pleasures of the table.
Asian specialty ingredients add instant sophistication and appeal to a variety of dishes. After learning the basics from this guide, you'll be able to create new and delicious recipes or add an Asian touch to an old favorite.
Until recently, Western taste physiology experts traditionally talked about four basic flavors: sweet, salty, sour and bitter. But the Japanese include a fifth flavor: umami ("oo-ma-mee").
Good kitchen tools are to a home cook what a well-supplied toolbox is to a carpenter. A pot wouldn't be used to fry an egg, just as a saw would be the wrong tool for driving a nail into wood.
Daniel Olivella is the executive chef-partner and wine buyer of B44 Catalan Bistro in San Francisco, and Barlata, a tapas bar in Oakland, CA. He is currently working in his second Barlata tapas bar this time in Austin, TX due to open this year.