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Narsai David Food Report: Colorful And Healthy Heirloom Vegetables

Recently, I saw a menu item in a restaurant called “heirloom cauliflower” and I chuckled to myself, what do they mean by ‘heirloom’?

02/01/2014

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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: 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: 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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Narsai David: Specialty Food Markets In West Berkeley

Narsai David is the KCBS Food and Wine Editor. He has been a successful restaurateur, chef, TV host, and columnist in the Bay Area spanning four decades. You can hear him Saturdays at 10:53 a.m., […]

06/08/2013

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Narsai David Book Review: A History Of Food In 100 Recipes

BERKELEY (KCBS) – William Sitwell’s History Of Food In 100 Recipes is an utterly fascinating hybrid of a cook book and a history book. Of course, no two people trying to write the history of […]

05/25/2013

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Narsai David: Cake Flour vs. All-Purpose Flour

Our food and wine expert breaks down the gluten content of various types of flour and their uses whether it be baking bread or making a pastry…

09/15/2012

Narsai David Food Report: Tracy Dry Bean Festival 2012

Narsai David Food Report: Tracy Dry Bean Festival 2012

Expect a variety of homegrown California beans at The Tracy Dry Bean Festival which is about two weeks away…

08/25/2012

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