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Narsai David Food Report: The Difference Between Olive Oils

There are so many different kinds of olive oil on the market, but what exactly do phrases like virgin, and extra-virgin olive oil mean? Our food and wine expert explains.

12/07/2013

Loison Panettone Alle Amarene with Cherries (Corti Brothers)

Narsai David Food & Wine Report: Unusual Holiday Treats & Corti Brothers Store

The Corti Brothers store in Sacramento comes up with the most unusual combination of goodies from all over the world.

11/29/2013

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Narsai David Food & Wine Report: Persimmon Pudding With Cumberland Rum Butter

This year our food and wine expert is making a persimmon pudding for Thanksgiving dinner. It may not be as American as apple pie, but it is delicious and actually does have some native American roots.

11/23/2013

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Narsai David Book Review: The A.O.C. Cookbook By Suzanne Goin

BERKELEY (KCBS) – Los Angeles chef Suzanne Goin’s second cookbook, The A.O.C. Cookbook uses a fascinating, seasonal approach to explore the ingredients in each of the recipes. After the first two sections on cheese and […]

10/25/2013

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Narsai David Food Report: Pears In Season

Our food and wine expert recently tried just some of the over 3,000 varieties of pears grown across the world. He says right now they’re in season and has some suggestions for which ones you should be enjoying.

10/19/2013

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Narsai David Food News: Pickled Green Tomatoes

Narsai David explains why pickled & fried green tomatoes traditionally only came around once a year and shares his recipe…

09/28/2013

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Narsai David Food News: California Lavash Breads

Narsai approves of the expanded line of flatbreads from California Lavash, which includes noor, naan and even Sangak.

09/07/2013

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Narsai David Food News: String Beans; It’s All About Texture

String beans really should be called stringless beans. Originally they really did have a lot of strings—just take a look at the fava beans…

08/31/2013

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Narsai David Book Review: Hubert Keller’s Souvenirs

Hubert Keller, who opened Fleur de Lys in San Francisco in 1986, shares memories from growing up to life in the kitchen in “Souvenirs.”

08/03/2013

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Narsai David Book Review: Saving the Season – A Cook’s Guide To Home Canning, Pickling, and Preserving

A very creative book for the summer canning season, “Saving the Season: A Cook’s Guide to Home Canning, Pickling, and Preserving” is not just recipes…

07/13/2013

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