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Californian - Cooking and Food Edit
Overview of Californian Cuisine History Edit
California cuisine consists of healthful fare prepared from fresh ingredients. The long growing season and Mediterranean climate supplies the locals with their produce. Organic and free-range products are popular with consumers and can refer to a wide variety of products from eggs, to nuts. Restaurants and native households a-like place special emphasis on food preparation without the use of GMO’S (Genetically modified food’s), and refined ingredients such as white flour, white sugar, and table salt. Instead the use of herbs and spices, whole grains and fresh vegetables satisfy their cravings.
The influence of other cultures is noticeable, as many chefs tend to create delightful fusion fare, which imparts old world flavors with new world ideas. This is the essence of California cuisine.
Veganism and Vegetarianism is a popular lifestyle in California. There are health food stores and vegetarian restaurants on every corner. There are popularized foods synonymous with California such as Soy products like tofu. California Pioneer's the way for exotics cuisine and usually imparts to it an innovative twist. I wonder if any of us would have ever heard of Sushi if it weren’t for California?
As California continues its worldwide influence on cuisine, it also offers a message of balance of mind, body, spirit, and Preservation of our Land, and animals. This is the heart of California and it's cuisine.
Preparation Methods for Californian Cooking Edit
Special Equipment for Californian Cooking Edit
Most Californian dishes don’t require you to purchase any special tools. However, having a coffee grinder helps with roasting and grinding spices and maximizes their volatile oils, which, in turn, provides your food with more flavor.
Californian Food Traditions and Festivals Edit
People in Californian Food Edit
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