Store bought Thai curry paste can be blistering hot, as it is often made with Thai bird chili peppers. Serrano chilis can be used instead and this simple recipe let’s you adjust the heat to your liking.
Archives for November 2015
Dan Pardi and I interpret the recent UCLA sleep study and discuss how it impacts those of us living in the industrialized world. What factors are important when it comes to sleep and what did the study not tell us?
Roasting cauliflower keeps the florets tender yet firm. The trick is to make sure that the oven reaches the required temperature before roasting.
I talk with Dr. Chris Shade, an expert in the environmental and analytical chemistries of mercury, about how we get exposed to mercury, the affect it can have on our bodies, what determines sensitivity to mercury, and the right (and wrong) way to test for mercury toxicity.
There’s no shortage of discussion about the factors that contribute to health and how to optimize and improve it. But what is health, really? How do we define it? And can the way we define health actually influence our experience of it?
Cardamom is a spice most often associated with Indian and to a lesser extent Scandinavian cuisine. Its unique, powerful flavor can be used as an interesting alternative to the classic combination of pumpkin and cinnamon.