Believing in Balance

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  Chef educates bloggers about sustainable ingredients such as palm oil Like many chefs, Gerard Viverito is passionate about preparing food with only the highest quality ingredients. What sets him apart, however, is his unending drive to share his passion for healthy and good-for-the-planet foods with others. In addition to making regular TV and radio […]

Around the world in Arizona – Malaysian cuisine is trending

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Bringing the flavors of Malaysia to Arizona Daily Mix viewers, I talk about travel and how you can experience different cultures right from your kitchen. I also highlight the importance of choosing sustainable ingredients, which is a passion of mine. For more information on environmentally friendly palm oil, visit https://www.palmoilhealth.org/what-is-palm-oil/.  For information on choosing seafood that […]

curry laksa recipe

Cooking up some quick Laksa in Phoenix

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In my last post I discussed the Malaysian dish Curry Laksa. In this TV spot I highlighted this wonderful dish again and provide busy cooks with a hack or two to make the quick version. KTVK posted the full recipe on their site, and it was originally posted at the Palm Oil Health resource website, […]

Better-for-you Chicken Nuggets

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Servings 4 servings Ingredients 12 boneless, skinless chicken tenderloins 3 cups panko bread crumbs 1 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese 1-1/2 cup all-purpose flour 3 eggs, beaten Malaysian palm oil, for pan frying Directions You will need 3 bowls of equal size. Fill one with flour, add eggs to second bowl and in the third bowl mix panko […]

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

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Servings 4 servings Ingredients Malaysian palm oil, for coating 5 sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced into 1/4-inch long slices, then 1/4-wide inch strips Salt and pepper, to taste Directions Preheat oven to 450° F. Line a sheet tray with parchment. In a large bowl, toss sweet potatoes with just enough oil to coat. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Spread sweet potatoes in single layer […]

Truffle & Herb Spiked Cheesy Popcorn

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Sometimes you just need a great snack. Taste how great popcorn can be when you use the right oil for high heat. Servings 4 servings Ingredients 2 tablespoons Malaysian palm oil 1/4 cup Organic popcorn kernels 4 tablespoons Whole butter add to taste – Truffle salt 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, finely grated 1 teaspoon Fresh […]

Better-for-you cooking oils Facebook Live chat

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It was exciting to do a talk on Facebook Live with the Mom’s Meet community! We spoke about high heat oils, the benefits of Malaysian palm oil and the importance sustainability in food choices. Also, did you know you can ‘hear’ when a pan is ready for frying? Watch the video at the Mom’s Meet […]