Years ago I volunteered as a cooking instructor at Olivewood Gardens in National City, teaching young kids how to cook. So, when I decided to write a story for the San Diego Union-Tribune's food section recently on teaching cooking to children, I turned to Olivewood Gardens for resources and the reasons why parents should encourage their kids to participate in preparing family meals. I got a lot of great tips--and recipes--which I've shared in this new piece, which was published on March 13, 2018.
This week my story on preparing curries from around the world was published by the San Diego Union-Tribune's food section. I got a chance to share the story of Bruce Jackson and Momoko Jackson of Pacific Beach's World Curry--and share three of Bruce's recipes: Bali Beef, Tikka Masala, and Mussaman. He also offered some insightful tips for getting the most flavor from the ingredients. All of this was captured by Eduardo Contreras' magnificent photos.