From “Say What!” to “Aww, Thanks”: The Idli Story

By Lavanya Srinivasan, Nutrition Consultant student Idlis, or savory rice cakes, are made from a combination of soaked lentils and parboiled rice that is ground and then fermented overnight. Growing up, I did not like idlis. Not that they weren’t good after school tiffins (snacks) or tasty additions to Saturday evening dinner, but because helping my mother Read More

Student Spotlight + Recipe: Alana Haldan

My name is Alana Haldan and I am a Natural Chef student with a passion for vegan, plant-based cooking, fermentation, and raw foods. Before diving into the culinary world, I was a graphic designer, spending most of my time behind a computer screen. Despite thinking of myself as a healthy eater, I felt overweight, tired, Read More

Indian-Spiced Socca with Spinach, Mint + Coconut Chutney

At our Open House this month, we’ll be serving up delicious, health-supportive samples of two recipes from our Natural Chef program: Indian-Spiced Socca and Spinach, Mint + Coconut Chutney. Indian-Spiced Socca Socca is a gluten-free flatbread that originates from southern France. This recipe adds a twist to the traditional, simple street food by infusing it with savory Read More

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 Read More

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: Rouxbe.com Serves: 1 cup   Ingredients 1 cup raw cashews ½ cup Read More

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, Read More

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