Cassava, turmeric, daikon, lemongrass and seaweed. Perhaps you've seen them at the supermarket and wondered, 'how on earth do I cook this?'
Well, if you are an ever curious cook you'll appreciate the following tips designed to give you the confidence to experiment with these and other global flavours in your kitchen. Take a look:
Lemongrass – Deliciously Aromatic
Have you ever cooked with lemongrass? Traditionally used in Southeast Asia, lemongrass is heavenly paired with coconut and adds oomph to sauces, curries, desserts and beverages.
Parsnips – How to Cook This Tasty Root
Parsnips look like large white carrots but their flavor is more delicate. They should alway be peeled before cooking and are very versatile in the kitchen.
Fresh Turmeric – Spice Things Up
You've probably stumbled upon powdered turmeric in the spice aisle. But have you spotted fresh turmeric? If so, be sure to bring some home with you.
Daikon Radish - Unexpected Flavour
From salads and soups to kimchi and beyond, daikon radish adds crunch and loads of flavour to dishes.
Goji Berries – More Than a Superfood
In terms of superfoods, goji berries are a must-have in the kitchen. Nutritious, colourful and tasty, these berries add zing to anything and everything.
Cassava – How To Cook It
Manioca, cassava, yuca – this tropical root is known by many names. It is easy to cook and tastes phenomenal.
Seaweed – A Nutritional Powerhouse
If you love Asian food then you may already be familiar with seaweed in a restaurant setting. But do you know how to cook it at home?