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Ellen’s Kimchi, a superfood made with love

Seventy-five million Koreans can’t be wrong. Now we have Ellen White and Ellen’s Kimchi to show us why their staple food makes good eating for everyone. A traditional food that remains a part of everyday modern life in Korea, kimchi consists of raw vegetables that naturally ferment in purees of fruits, garlic, ginger and Korean spices. Kimchi is a living …

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The great taste of Nana Joes Granola

There’s granola, and then there’s Nana Joes. It’s made in San Francisco by hand in a gluten-free kitchen, full of locally-sourced fruits and nuts, and sweetened only by maple syrup from an artisan producer on the East Coast. Former pastry chef Michelle Pusateri named it after her grandparents (one Nana, two Joes). “I was making my own granola and giving …

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Bread SRSLY, a gluten-free love story

Bread SRSLY makes delicious, moist and nourishing gluten-free sourdough breads. It started with a college crush, a gluten-intolerant San Franciscan. Sadie Scheffer began to bake loaves of gluten-free sourdough bread in hopes of winning him over. The first attempts weren’t completely successful. “I got to work experimenting with new ingredients – sorghum flour, sweet rice, buckwheat,” Sadie recalls. “Many of …

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From Fra’ Mani to you

Fra’ Mani Handcrafted Foods, based in Berkeley, California, was founded by nationally-recognized chef Paul Bertolli. Fra’ Mani strives to keep old world food traditions alive in taste and technique, and is committed to selecting ingredients of the highest quality to produce a wide array of hand-tied dry salami, sausages, cooked salumi and deli meats. Fra’ Mani works with family farmers dedicated …

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Starter Bakery, born with a kouign amman

When Starter Bakery introduced its signature kouign-amann at Oakland’s Pop-Up General Store in 2010, the unique French delicacy proved so popular that a business was born. Driver’s is proud to be on Starter’s regular delivery route, featuring a selection of fresh handcrafted edibles daily. Starter’s award-winning specialty, pronounced kween a-mon, is an indulgent French pastry that is similar to a …

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TCHO, obsessed from the beginning

TCHO is a craft chocolate manufacturer obsessed with creating amazing chocolate, innovating in everything they do, and making a better world — from tree, to bean, to bar. The obsession begins at origin with TCHOSource, its unique sourcing program, designed to obtain the best beans in the world while enabling its partners in country of origin to earn a better …