Alamelu Vairavan, a Whitefish Bay resident, is an author and culinary instructor. Alamelu has a passion for educating the public about the use of spices and legumes in preparing healthy and tasty foods. She is also interested in educating the public about the growing research that points to the enormous health benefits of spices in preventing many diseases. Her mission is to enrich people's culinary experience and to inspire them to discover that cooking and sharing healthful foods can be an especially joyful experience.
Visit Alamelu's web site, CurryOnWheels.com.
An Event Not To Be Missed…
It was a magical day indeed today in Milwaukee at the Midwest Airlines Center. Wonderful wine, cheese, chocolates, top chefs’ demonstrations, beers, coffee, tea were all available to the visitors. It was an elegant event right here in town. There was so much to sip, taste and learn. The good news for those who missed it is that it continues on Sunday.
Cauliflower is a large flower and is a cruciferous vegetable. Other cruciferous vegetables are cabbage, Brussels sprouts, kale, and broccoli. All the above cruciferous vegetables are green in color, but cauliflower is milky white. The leaves of the plant cover the cauliflower as it is maturing, and the flower is shielded from the sun depriving it of chlorophyll. Cauliflower is an excellent source of vitamins, potassium, folate and dietary fiber!
Researchers believe the combination of vegetables and curcumin in turmeric could be an effective therapy in cancer prevention. Best of all cauliflower when spiced with turmeric, onions and tomatoes, is absolutely delightful and healthful.