A sampling from the archive, some old and some new
Double Mushrooms Show 1 Series 1 C&C
This show features Chef Ken Fornataro of Cultures.Group preparing a three-dish meal using portobello mushroom koji to make an amped-up version of kasha varnishkas, accompanied by lamb chops sautéd in roasted hazelnut oil and lamb chops seasoned with dried mushroom miso and a peppercorn, cinnamon and coriander spice blend.
Koji Basics Part 2: Making Koji Rice with Chef Ken Fornataro
If you're new to koji, or you just want to pick up some koji-making tips, this is the video to watch! Chef Ken makes a basic rice koji by inoculating sushi rice with koji spores. This rice koji is the base for Koji Basics Part 3: Making Shio Koji and Amasake. More episodes feature flavorful and nutrition-packed easy recipes using these koji basics.
CULTURED & CURED with Special Guest Ken Fornataro Making His Signature Koji Borscht
This is a rough cut for preview only. This clip is not color balanced or mixed. It still needs beauty shots and graphics. Please do not share. For partner / sponsor preview only!!! Host Amy Kalafa caught up with Chef Ken Fornataro of Cultures.group in his New York City laboratory. High above the Hudson River, Ken makes his own koji rice, shio koji, miso, soy sauce, natto and saki from some surprising ingredients. Prickly ash, mustard seeds and heritage corn have all been cultured in various ways to explode the flavor of a Baltic golden beet borscht. Contact: Amy@a-ray.tv, email@example.com More Info: https://www.a-ray.tv/work-in-progress-cultured-cured
Cultured & Cured: Making Koji Mushrooms With Chef Ken Fornataro
These koji coated portobello mushrooms are one of Ken's secret ingredients in his cultured version of kasha varnishkas. Join our email list on the website to see the full episode. www.a-ray.tv. Want to know more about koji (aspergillus oryzae spores)? Join our email list at www.a-ray.tv. and visit Ken's blog cultures.group.
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