The Blu Jam Blog
SCOTTISH SALMON from WILD ISLES I have always tried to follow certain rules in my personal and professional life. A very important one is quality over quantity, and that applies to our Salmon. Yes, I could buy cheap $6/lb salmon that you see at local stores and make more profit, but that is not me nor my motto. Instead, I get the best farm-raised salmon in the world! Many [...]
I love zucchini. It's so versatile for cooking. You can use it in salads, omelettes, stir fry, you can grill it, and you can even make a delicious zucchini bread to go with your morning coffee. You can also make noodles out of it and use with your favorite sauce! Zucchini is low in calories and rich in vitamins such as B-12, potassium, and betacarotene. It's easy to grow in abundance, [...]
I am in love with lavender. It not only looks beautiful and smells amazing, it's also very versatile. Lavender keeps flies and mosquitos away, you can dry it and hang it in your home, lavender oil is used to make fragrant soaps and bath oils, it's used for aroma therapy because of its calming and soothing nature, and you can even cook with it! I use it in savory [...]
Quality ingredients are essential to any restaurant's success. These days guests are more worldly and have eaten in many restaurants to form their opinions so they can discern which ingredients are top-notch and which ones are not. At the same time, quantity means that the numbers of guests served is also important to a restaurant's well-being. How to have large quantities of guests without compromising quality? One way I found is to make "blender" sauces, or sauces [...]
What can I say about peaches? I love them and I hate them at the same time. Why do I hate them, you may ask? Well... when I escaped my homeland of then-Czechoslovakia and ended up in a refugee camp in former Yugoslavia back in 1980, I needed to make extra cash, so I started working in peach orchards. I got so tired of peaches that I couldn't eat [...]
Blu Jam Café Director of Operations, Jay Perrin, demonstrates how to make the perfect French Press coffee. And you know we are serious about our coffee!