WHAT? Buzz creator. Although health foodies and alternative-medicine gurus have been championing the benefits of bee pollen and other apiarian products (like propolis and royal jelly) for years, these days an increasing number of chefs are pollinating their dishes. Depending on whom you believe, the pale yellow pearls of pollen are considered a super food, rich with amino acids, vitamins A, B, C, D, E, and K, and 28 minerals. But the reason pollen is being sprinkled on cheese plates, desserts, and other dishes is what Amanda Hesser of the New York Times described as its "super-sweet floral" flavor.
WHERE? Garden State Bounty at the Beard House
WHEN? Saturday, October 22, 2016
HOW? Beets with Hun-Val Farm Ricotta, Puffed Wild Rice, and Bee Pollen