Miscellaneous Tips and Tricks

okay…whoever said that was wrong.

Christian Newman, whose cooking passion goes unmatched, has just started a new cooking site, 10 stars out of 11 deserved. Click on the banner below to check it out! Oh, and do link him.



I haven’t been updating this blog, but I’ve written some articles on Japanese food, including some recipes for simple sushi. These articles are available on my writing site at http://frogplace.wordpress.com in the articles section.

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I’ll be cooking at XD for three weeks, sao i wont be updating…then again i havent for a whole month! be back!


Mike Adams, NewsTarget

The myth: Ingredient lists on food products are designed to inform consumers about what’s contained in the product. The reality: ingredients lists are used by food manufacturers to deceive consumers and trick them into thinking products are healthier (or better quality) than they really are. This article explores the most common deceptions used by food manufacturers to trick consumers with food ingredients lists. It also contains useful tips for helping consumers read such labels with the proper skepticism. (more…)

Yahoo Food reprint

I can think of few things that disappoint me more than being served what-could-have-been a nice salad, only to find that it is literally swimming in dressing toward the bottom. There are a few rules for making great salads, but the number one rule is: don’t overdress! If there is ANY liquid at all remaining when the salad is finished, too much was used. (more…)

vital for sushi makers (more…)

The team will be byusy over the next 2 days as we have visitoras coming over and will need to cook up a literal storm…but we will be back with some exciting new recipes in a few days…stay tuned for:

  • kinako truffles
  • raspberry creme pie
  • gyoza
  • avocado and salmon sushi

and more. Please continue to send all email to the olivechefs email ad. GBY!

Sir Oliver for the team.

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