Last Tuesday was the 11th annual Taste of Queens event, a night of delicious food and drinks hosted by the Queens Economic Development Corporation at Citi Field. There were over 900 people sampling all sorts of treats from 40 local Queens-based
Tempeh Part II: Making Tempeh with Barry
This is Barry. He makes tasty, organic tempeh together with his business partner, Gordon. Although the website for Barry’s Tempeh is “growninbrooklyn.com”, the tempeh is actually made in Queens at The E-Space, a communal industrial kitchen in Long Island City. (You can read more
Invest a little time, make a lot of dough
Making bread and pizza at home is all about planning. Once you’ve got the timing right, it requires very little active work. I hadn’t made bread at home in over a month since we had been out of town, and
Sourdough from Scratch!
If you’ve been following Sustainable Pantry you know that I have been trying to create my own sourdough starter for months now. Thanks to persistence, comments from readers, and a few great resources I finally did it! (see previous
A Sourdough Starter: Success?
After two failed attempts at creating a sourdough starter from scratch, and a lot of helpful advice and comments from readers, I have created what appears to be a very healthy 12 day old starter. The method came from Mike