Food 2.0: Secrets from the Chef Who Fed Google
In a cutting edge cookbook for the Internet generation, Google's legendary founding super-chef, Charlie Ayers, tells you everything you need to know about the newest nutrition buzzword: brainfood. He outlines the basics on how the right foods can transform your mind and body, and then teaches you how to stock your kitchen with the healthiest foods available. Raw, organic, and fermented is Charlie s mantra, which is reflected in more than 90 easy-to-prepare recipes, whether it s a Kick-start Breakfast, a Power Lunch, or a Light, Bright Dinner. And, following the world-famous formula Charlie used at Google headquarters, the meals and snacks are designed to feed your brain exactly what it needs at different points throughout the workday. From hipsters looking to think more creatively to high-fliers who need that extra edge for success to new moms and dads, looking to repair the damage of myriad sleepless nights, Food 2.0 has the recipe for delicious food for sharper thinking no matter who you are or what you do.
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recipes /// 145 Khmer spring rolls Makes 12 /// Prep time: 1 hour /// Cook time: 0 6oz (175g) firm tofu, drained, lightly fried in a splash of canola oil, and cut in thin strips 1 carrot, grated 3 large napa cabbage leaves, finely shredded 4 green onions (scallions), finely chopped 12 fresh mint leaves, finely shredded 6 fresh Thai basil leaves, finely shredded A handful of fresh cilantro leaves, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2oz (60g) pickled ginger, chopped 1 tbsp tamari 1 tbsp palm
Sprinkle lightly with salt. 168 /// smart recipes /// take a break /////////////////////////////////////////// > Whisk together the grapeseed oil, peanut butter, vinegars, soy sauce, chili flakes, sesame oil, honey, garlic, and ginger in a mixing bowl until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste. > Just before serving, add the romaine, cabbage, bell pepper, green onions, tofu, sprouts, cilantro, and sesame seeds to the dressing and toss to coat everything evenly. > Pile the salad onto four
with two or three ice cubes, vegetables, and mint. As the ice melts, it thins the soup to just the right consistency. // I grind the vegetables rather than using my food processor because I like the resulting texture. Plus, it doesn’t create a red foamy liquid. 176 /// smart recipes /// take a break /////////////////////////////////////////// Silicon Valley Split Pea Soup Serves 6 /// Prep time: 15 minutes plus soaking /// Cook time: 3 hours 1 smoked ham hock, about 2 1⁄4 lb (1kg) 2 cups
sandwich, fermented foods are delicious. and they can serve a vital purpose in protecting your health. // There are plenty more fermented foods we eat on a daily basis that we all love and don’t even realize they are fermented. Bread, yogurt, cheese, and even chocolate all undergo fermentation. And drinks? Tea, coffee, wine, and my choice—beer—are fermented, as is miso paste, a particular favorite of mine. At Google I made enormous vats of Korean kimchi (see the recipe below, given to me by my