Student Spotlight + Recipe: Nina Auerbach

What is your name and in which program are you enrolled? Nina Auerbach, Nutrition Consultant Training Program via Distance Learning Where are you from originally and what led you to Bauman College? I was born in New York, but have lived in Seattle for more than 30 years. After earning degrees in social work and Read More

Cucumber Bites with Thai Peanut + Cultured Sriracha Hummus

This delicious little hors d’oeuvre is the perfect mix of sweet, spicy, and cool with the combination of honey, sriracha, and cucumber. Garnish with a simple cilantro leaf and fancy wedge of rainbow radish to add flair to this unique take on Thai cuisine. Save Print Thai Peanut Hummus Cucumber Bites with Cultured Sriracha Author: Adapted Read More

Student Spotlight + Recipe: Lavanya Srinivasan

What is your name and in which program are you enrolled? Lavanya Srinivasan, Nutrition Consultant Training Program Where are you from originally and what led you to Bauman College? I moved from South India to the U.S. nearly three decades ago and have lived mostly in the Midwest. About a year and a half ago, Read More

Brown Lentil Miso Spread

Looking for an alternative to hummus for your next dinner party? This Brown Lentil Miso Spread is the perfect umami complement to veggies, crackers, or even sandwiches. Miso is a fermented paste made with soybeans—though chickpea and brown rice varieties are also available—and koji culture (aspergillus oryzae). Miso is a powerful digestive aid and also Read More

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

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