Orange zest can transform soups, stir-fries and salads, write Shuli and Ronit Madmone. For a festive touch, they suggest combining orange zest with sugar in a coffee grinder and using the mixture to flavor frosted treats or rim champagne glasses.
While olive oil may be the most popular choice when choosing an oil in the kitchen, chefs looking to add unique flavor to dishes should reach for sesame oil. Use it raw to let the smoky, nutty flavor come through in a stir-fry or as a marinade for steak.
Royal VKB has secured three Red Dot awards for high quality designs for its Funnel Friends container set, Boomerang Wok and Elas candle holder. The Boomerang Wok features a patented cupped edge and is designed to make stir-fry preparations easier and cleaner.
U.S. Olympic Council chef Jacque Hamilton dishes out tasty and healthy recipes just in time for the Summer Games. Roasted brussels sprouts, Chicken stir-fry and Baja chicken salad all incorporate nutritious ingredients that satisfy the taste buds of the entire 600-athlete American delegation.
Broccoli, with its isothiocyanates, is a super vegetable loaded with vitamins A and C and fiber. The isothiocyanates help neutralize cancer-causing substances. Try it in a stir-fry with honey, olive oil, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar and pine nuts. Cauliflower, cabbage, kale, brussels sprouts and bok choy are alternatives to broccoli that offer similar health benefits.