February 26, 1997 in Food

Snappy Dressing

 

As Asian-inspired cuisine becomes more commonplace, cooks are finding out there’s a lot more to ginger than just bread, snaps and ale. Bashan’s Ginger Dressing and Marinade, made in Boise, adds exotic taste as a topping for salads, a marinade for meats or a sauce for stir-fries. While a bit thin in texture, there’s plenty of flavor from tamari soy sauce, vinegar, canola oil, raw turbinado sugar, miso (fermented soybean paste) and, of course, fresh ginger.

Think of it as health food gone gourmet, with an Eastern accent - Far Eastern, that is.

Price: About $4 for 12 ounces.

Available: In Spokane at Huckleberry’s Fresh Market.

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Do you know of a new, unusual or just plain good food item? Tell us about it at Food Finds, Features Department, The Spokesman-Review, P.O. Box 2160, Spokane, WA 99210. Call 459-5446; fax 459-5098.


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