Okara, tofu’s humble relative, lends its name to high-end hair-care products

(Updated, 11/26/16: fixed broken links) During my last haircut, the conversation turned to chocolate (a regular topic), and so I told my sad story of scheduling stupidity, chocolate and soy. As part of their “Taste Project,” Recchuiti Confections’ collaborated with Hodo Soy Beanery to explore the pairing of chocolate with the many incarnations of the […]

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Riding the fava bean leaf trend

Fava beans by Greensteps at flickr

In his blog, San Francisco Chronicle food critic Michael Bauer observes that fava bean leaves could be a trend in the Bay Area. I have been buying them for a while, after hearing about them on KCRW’s Good Food, and most recently bought them at the County Line stand at the Berkeley Farmers Market. (Update, 4/13/17: the […]

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