I recently tried some super yummy crispy baked chicken. Wanting to try it out at home, I made a trip to the grocery store to buy the key ingredient: seasoning salt. What I found, aside from several brands containing MSG, was the presence of calcium silicate in all of them. I’m not a big fan of ingredients I don’t recognize, and here’s what I’ve since learned about the additive. Used as an anti-caking agent, calcium silicate is also used to make insulation. It’s on the list of
Foodies take note: sumac could make a terrific addition to your herb selection. Executive chef Karan Suri recently touched down at the Fairmont Vancouver Airport's Globe@YVR, and he's introducing food lovers here to exciting new flavours. Born in India and having worked in Africa and Dubai, Suri draws on all sorts of exotic influences for his sophisticated but comforting dishes.
Derived from the berry of the Rhus coriaria plant, sumac has a sour edge, a bit like hibiscus. S
Foodies love garlic. Aside from being a standby in kitchens everywhere, it turns out the superfood might play another key role: making some types of infant formula safer.According to a new study from the University of British Columbia published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, two compounds derived from garlic – diallyl sulfide and ajoene – significantly reduce the contamination risk of Cronobacter sakazakii in the production of dry infant formula powder.The discove