The Chefs de Cuisine Association of San Diego is hosting the 2010 theme at the San Diego County Fair, “Fun with Food.” The event runs from June 11 through July 5th at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in San Diego County. Chefs de Cuisine approached the Hokto Kinoko Company to sponsor a series of cooking seminars and food competitions at the Fair, and Hokto graciously accepted.
Being fifth largest fair in America, this summer’s San Diego County Fair, is estimated to attract 700,000 people in its 22 day run. Don’t miss it! Come down and see us on the following dates, when we’ll be hosting cooking seminars and offering nutritional information and samples of our delicious mushrooms.
Tues., 6/15, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Hokto Kinoko: Local Grown Mushrooms & San Diego Wine
Southern California is a premier place for wine and the perfect accompaniment for cooking mushrooms.
Tues., 6/22, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Hokto Kinoko: Mushrooms & Beer – Come Take a Trip, It’s Local
San Diego is one of the top microbrewery capitals and also home to Japanese mushrooms. Learn how to pair beer with mushrooms.
Tues., 6/29, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Hokto Kinoko: Vegan & Vegetarian Made Simple with Mushrooms
Just eat it! Learn how to prepare deliciously healthy and innovative meals with mushrooms.
The Hokto Kinoko Company will be showcasing mushroom sushi and other exciting recipes at the 17th Annual New York Mutual Trading Japanese Food & Restaurant Show. This year’s theme is “Innovative Japanese Cuisine: Delicious Cuisine with a Healthy Impact” and will feature new products, recipes, and menus.
For more information: http://www.nymtc.com/
Welcome to Hokto’s new website! My name is Leslie Kay and I am a registered dietitian, author and frequent presenter on the various topics of food and nutrition. My specialty area is working with clients and patients that want a more natural approach to better health by increasing foods in the diet that contain unique properties that help to prevent or manage an illness or disease. For example, adding enough fish oil to the diet can help lower triglyceride levels; increasing fiber can help manage glucose levels, and adding the right combination of nuts and plant foods can help manage high blood pressure and heart disease.
Continue reading “Welcome and Introduction of Leslie Kay”
The Hokto Kinoko Company is working with Leslie Kay, a registered dietitian, author and frequent presenter on the various topics of food and nutrition. Leslie’s specialty area is working with clients and patients that want a more natural approach to better health by increasing foods in the diet that contain unique properties that help to prevent or manage an illness or disease. This professional collaboration is a perfect fit for both parties. Mushrooms are emerging as a food that contains numerous compounds that may help to manage blood sugar levels, high blood pressure, improve immune function and maybe even lower risk for allergies. Plus they taste good, which is an important selling point in getting people to actually eat foods that are good for them! Visit Leslie’s blog to learn more about the nutritional benefits of Hokto’s mushrooms and learn a thing or two about good health!
Jaden Hair is a television chef, food columnist and award-winning food blogger at Steamy Kitchen. Her culinary consulting and public relations partnership with the Hokto Kinoko Company includes recipe development and dish photography, routine promotions via social media outreach (Twitter, Facebook, etc.), and introducing Hokto’s mushrooms to prominent food bloggers in key markets. Each recipe that Jaden creates for Hokto will be featured on SteamyKitchen.com and Hokto-Kinoko.com.
Jaden’s first cookbook, The Steamy Kitchen Cookbook: 101 Asian Recipes Simple Enough for Tonight’s Dinner, launched Fall 2009. You can watch her cook twice a month on Daytime Show, syndicated in 120 markets. Jaden is a food columnist for Discovery’s TLC and for Tampa Tribune. She’s addicted to Twitter, and is pretty good at Twittering. Jaden has been featured on the Today Show, CBS Early Show, Martha Stewart Living Radio, Oprah.com, Forbes.com, and was just featured in a 3-page spread in February 2010 issue of Parents Magazine.
Check out Jaden’s Hokto mushroom recipes on our blog, “Recipe Talk.”