It’s National Cashew Day!

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PMK POST It’s National Cashew Day! November 23, 2016 Plant Matter Kitchen https://www.youtube.com/embed/kzY5Gubf6as?rel=0&controls=0&showinfo=0 They’re perfect for snacking on, turning up the traditional stir-fry a couple notches, and are an excellent source of antioxidants and minerals. They’re shaped like a kidney bean, originate from an apple, and have their own distinct taste. They’re cashews, and today is their special day! Plant Matter Kitchen is celebrating with our very own Cashew Cheesecake! Cashews Come from Where!? Did you know that cashews come from the bottom of the cashew apple? They do… amazing! The cashew apple looks like a mix between a Pink Lady apple (in colour) and a red bell pepper (in shape), and is native to northeastern Brazil.They’re protected by a double shell that contains urushiol acids, which is the same…
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Slow Food is Better Food: Join The Movement

Slow Food is Better Food: Join The Movement

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PMK POST Slow Food is Better Food: Join The Movement August 7, 2016 Plant Matter Kitchen STOP. BREATHE. NOURISH. FULFILL. HELP.These 5 words represent Plant Matter Kitchen’s philosophy and how it relates to the Slow Food Movement.From their food, to the way they cook, to how they engage the community, Plant MatterKitchen proudly adheres to the tenets of this movement by recognizing that fast foodis rarely good food.When it comes to fostering healthy cooking and eating habits, Plant Matter Kitchenadvocates for long-lasting sustainable change that sees chefs putting more time intocrafting their food and less time rushing to get it prepared and served on time. TheKitchen’s chefs appreciate the ingredients before them and make sure they’reconnected with all their ingredients before they cook with them.PMK owners Glenn Whitehead and Melanie…
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