Mushroom Stock

Mushrooms, in combination with aromatic herbs and vegetables, lend a rich, earthy flavor to this stock that can be used in vegetarian dishes as an alternative to meat stocks. Save Print Mushroom Stock Author: Bauman College Serves: 2 quarts   Ingredients 1½ Tbs olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, coarsely chopped 1 medium leek, sliced 4 cloves

Grits + Wild Mushroom Crostini With Balsamic Reduction

In collaboration with Slow Food USA, Bauman College developed a recipe for their Meatless Monday Campaign. As part of this campaign, Anson Mills donated Sea Island White Flint Corn Grits for chefs from around the country to create plant-based dishes as a way to positively impact climate change. These corn grits are from Slow Food’s Ark

Alumni Spotlight + Recipe: Shannon Redanz

My name is Shannon Redanz and I’m originally from southern California. I moved to the Bay Area in 2008 to attend San Francisco State University. After graduating with a degree in Nutrition and Foodservice Management in 2013, I knew I wanted to be a part of the food world. I’ve always been passionate about cooking

Cashew Sour Cream

Cashews provide an excellent dairy-free base for creating dressings and creams, both savory and sweet. In this recipe, the combination of apple cider vinegar and lemon juice lends the perfect acidic punch to this nut-based alternative to sour cream. Save Print Cashew Sour Cream Author: Serves: 1 cup   Ingredients 1 cup raw cashews ½ cup

Student Spotlight + Recipe: Chau Wansze

While cooking began as a necessity for me, over the years, it has evolved into a passion. My name is Chau Wansze and in December 2016, I decided to take my passion to the next level by enrolling in Bauman College’s Natural Chef program. I chose Bauman for my culinary training because I see food

National Taco Day: Bauman-Style!

It’s October 4th and that means it’s National Taco Day! Tacos are loved all over the world and can contain any combination of protein, vegetables, and toppings. So, you know when Bauman College creates a taco, we want to include as many delicious, health-supportive veggies and legumes as possible, without sacrificing flavor. The Bauman Taco,

Student Spotlight + Recipe: China Kruip

My name is China Kruip, and I’m originally from Santa Barbara, CA. I started cooking in college and quickly became passionate about making my favorite recipes more healthy and creating my own recipes. After 4 years as an account manager in the commercial furniture industry, I was inspired to come to Bauman College specifically because of

Sourcing Flavorful + Healthy Extra Virgin Olive Oil

By Claire McCann, Bauman College Alumni + Kitchen Manager My name is Claire McCann and I am the Kitchen Manager at Bauman College. My passion for food and desire to change our society’s relationship with food brought me to the Natural Chef Training Program in the fall of 2015. Around the same time, I started

Seasonal Pesto

In an aromatic sauce like pesto, a little goes a long way in terms of flavor and nutrient power. You can vary the herb or nut choice to support different health conditions. For example, cilantro can be used to aid in chelating heavy metals and walnuts can be used for added omega-3 fats to combat