Tag: Let’s Talk About Food

Brian Mercury’s Chocolate Cremeux

Chef Brian Mercury showed us how to create sweet treats with a little less sugar while keeping the sweetness and dessert course delight at LTAF this year. Here is one of his recipes. Low Sugar Chocolate CremeuxSERVES 8Executive Pastry Chef Brian Mercury, Oak + Rowan 1 pound 70% dark chocolate1 ½ cups heavy cream¾ cups whole milk2… Read more »

Irene Li’s Beef & Bleu Cheese Dumplings and Scallion Pancakes

Chef Irene Li was part of our Meals From My Mama segment on the Let’s Talk About Food mainstage. She created two dishes from her Chinese-American childhood. Chef Irene Li of Mei Mei Beef & Bleu Cheese Dumplings with Rosemary Red Wine Sauce2 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for dusting work surface1 cup boiling water2 cups toasted… Read more »

Chef Todd Heberlein’s Wheatberry Salad

Chef Todd Heberlein of Volante Farms made a delicious fall salad on stage at the Let’s Talk About Food festival while highlighting apple varieties he loves to cook with. Here is his recipe for a nutrient packed wheatberry salad that is perfect for this time of year. WHEATBERRY SALAD with BEETS, KALE, and SMOKED APPLE VINAIGRETTESERVES… Read more »

The Food Voice Kickstarter Campaign

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2017 Festival Participants

Adam 12 is the Production Director and Afternoon Host at RadioBDC, Boston’s streaming alternative radio. His twenty years of broadcasting experience have included stints at three of Boston’s legendary stations: WBCN, WFNX, and WBZ-AM. In addition to radio, Adam has taught production and broadcasting as an Adjunct Professor at Northeastern University and a Guest Lecturer… Read more »

2017 Festival Program: Mainstage

SEPTEMBER 23rdCOPLEY SQUARE#LTAFEST17 10:20-11:05What’s Up With Food Allergies Anyway?Confused by the uptick in food allergies? Lee Graham from National Celiac Association has answers. Join her along with Mallory Muschett of Violette Gluten Free Bakers who, through trial and error, developed a winning recipe and flour mixture for gluten free bread. Also on stage, an Arlington family… Read more »

Healthy Food Fuels Hungry Minds 2017

Please join us on June 7th for the Healthy Food Fuels Hungry Minds conference at Harvard University.ABOUT THE CONFERENCE Countless children face a lifetime of health-related issues based on access to nutritious food. Our schools are on the front line of driving that access, and on educating children in the cafeteria and beyond about healthy choices…. Read more »

Farm Bill 2018

Last week at the Farm to Institution Summit in Leominster Mass there was a lot of talk about the Farm Bill. It’s a complicated piece of legislation so we are doing our best to educate ourselves and our community about the impacts it will have on our food systems. Here is a graph of the 2014… Read more »

Recipes From Afar: Cabbage Momo from Nepal

We had a very lively demo last October at the Let’s Talk About Food Festival involving immigrant farmers from New Lands Farms. These “new Americans” are growing produce from their native countries on small plots of land in Worcester and came to Boston to share some of their recipes with us at the festival. Below… Read more »

2016 Mainstage Festival Schedule!

Subject to Change 10:15Welcome to Let’s Talk About Food10:30-11:30Fun With Family Dinner: Cooking With The KidsDo you hope to pass on your love of cooking to your kids? First, you have to get them in the kitchen! Join Star Market Executive Chef Vic Passacantilli, chef and author Joe Gatto (Seriously From Scratch), and cookbook writer Beatrice… Read more »