What are superfoods? In recent years, we’ve heard so much about superfoods. Superfoods aren’t new, but rather, the word itself is. Superfoods are those that offer a high nutritional value within a minimal amount of calories. The benefits that superfoods offer, like phytonutrients and antioxidants, is why everyone is consuming more of these nutrient-rich foods. Superfoods are easily accessible and inexpensive. Items like carrots, honey, and loquats are readily available in sto
At Latin Roots, an LA Food Bowl event, Latin cuisine by way of South America was the focus of a four-course food and wine pairing by Chef Ricardo Zarate and Cattleya winemaker Bibiana González Rave. Their take on Peruvian-Colombian food also had a mestizo flair – blending the Latin with European influences, like Spanish. Mestizo-style Peruvian cuisine is Zarate’s specialty at Los Balcones in Studio City, where the event was held.
An amuse bouche was enjoyed prior to the fo