With veganism on the rise, veggies are more popular now than ever before. Just because you’re not eating meat, doesn’t mean you can’t get the protein you need. More chefs are embracing ingredients such as tofu, tempeh and quinoa in their dishes. Tempeh is a soy product originating from Indonesia, created from a fermentation process that binds soybeans into a cake form. Chefs are also introducing new and innovative ways to incorporate the entirety of fruits and vegetables into their recipes.
Say goodbye to meal prep and hello to meal kits! New meal kit companies have been popping up all over North America to assist with all your meal preparation needs. They are all a little different, however the concept is basically the same. Whether they deliver directly to your home or you order and pick-up in-store, the company prepares pre-portioned fresh ingredients that usually need only to be assembled. the ingredients are portioned and packaged and ready to simply be cooked based on recipe cards included in the package. If you are looking for a microwaveable lunch or a full meal for 10 people. meal kits are entering 2018 with a bang! Fear no more about making time in your busy schedules for meal prep, meal kits got your back!
Timut pepper is a rare peppercorn with a vibrant aroma of passion fruit and grapefruit and leaves your mouth tingling for a few minutes. It has become popular to add to seafood, meats, fruits and even chocolate desserts. It has also become known to add to fruity drinks. Need some extra flavor in your weekend sangria? Forget the lemon, let’s try some timut pepper! Check out this drink recipe by the mixologist artist Canelle de Balasy: http://cobalte.vodka/en/cocktail-vodka/elderflower-liqueur-timut-pepper/