Culinary quest is the search for great cooking and dining opportunities. Chefs share insights and recipes, some of which are doable for home cooks. Every kind of restaurant is explored – from ethnic, fusion, dessert, fine dining and hole-in-the-wall locations. Adding a twist to a classic dish or an exotic ingredient keeps chefs fired up and diners interested as well.
Chef Brandon Boudet roasts salmon on cedar planks, a technique first practiced by Native Americans of the northwest. The addition of fennel and red pepper give the dish an Italian spin. Published 10:12 p.m. April 14, 2012 - Comments
One vegetarian and one vegan recipe from Chef Deborah Schneider of SOL Cocina show her talent for creating recipes true to Mexican food enjoyed along the coast of Baja. Published 7:36 p.m. March 30, 2012 - Comments
Well known among Food Network viewers and professional chefs, the pastry chef/television host finds time between shoots to run his own restaurant, D Bar Desserts. Published 6:26 p.m. February 22, 2012 - Comments
Linda Mensinga was editor of Culinary Trends for 15 years, now a contributing writer. Researching restaurants and hotels, she interviews the best and brightest chefs, not necessarily the most famous, to learn their secrets and recipes. Their talent and dedication ...Read More
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Linda Mensinga was editor of Culinary Trends for 15 years, now a contributing writer. Researching restaurants and hotels, she interviews the best and brightest chefs, not necessarily the most famous, to learn their secrets and recipes. Their talent and dedication never cease to inspire her.
Mrs. Mensinga is happily food obsessed and fortunate enough to be married to a chef.