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Forget Molecular Gastronomy, Organic Micro Greens Are the New Culinary Trend

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It’s a good time to be a foodie, and not because it’s easier than ever to post a picture of your meal on Instagram. No, it’s a good time to be a foodie because the culinary world is going through a remarkable renaissance in the 21st century.
Many of the most popular food dishes in the world have been around for hundreds or even thousands of years, ever since the first trade routes opened up and spices, seeds, and herbs started crossing borders, leading to an incredible culinary cross pollination around the world. While the best chefs can create exciting new dishes that quickly become popular staples (chicken tikka masala, anyone?), it’s much rarer for chefs to find new ingredients.
That’s what makes the latest trend in the culinary world so exciting. Micro greens are a new addition to the m (more…)

31 Dec 2015