Cooking with Cannabis

Once our instructor introduced himself, I realized that the class wasn’t going to be anything like I thought. He was basically wearing a three-piece suit without the jacket — definitely not the stereotypical stoner. Nope — it turns out Michael Cirino is an expert in molecular gastronomy and high-end cuisine. And he wants to turn […]

by

Hello again! It’s me, Kiera from Ambrosia, and today I’m going to show you how to make Chocolate Ganache Tarts. Ganache is a type of chocolate mixture commonly used as a glaze, icing, or filling in numerous types of pastries. We’re going to make our ganache with a secret ingredient: Ghee Butter, our delicious cannabis […]

by

Click photo to enlarge A video production crew was in town earlier this week, shooting 13 segments for a new web-based cooking show starring Los Gatos private chef and caterer Molly Holbrook Bravo. The series, “Organicopia,” will air on FoodyTV.com beginning April 20. “We’re back in the Organicopia kitchen and we’re going to make a […]

by

Buckle up, America. This trip is only getting started.  As we head towards this year’s April 20th — a.k.a. 4/20, a national celebration of everything pot-related — the spread of recreational and medical marijuana legalization is legitimizing a substance that for decades was consumed in the shadows and slandered with banal stereotypes.  We’re on a […]

by

Edible marijuana isn’t just for brownies anymore.  The rise of its legalization has helped propel marijuana’s place in the culinary world, as more people are able to openly and legally explore cooking with infused butters and oils, the New York Times reported.  “It really won’t be long until it becomes part of haute cuisine and part of […]

by

Kief is the gold at the end of a rainbow, the proverbial icing on the cake. Though it’s usually thought of as a byproduct of your weed, it’s actually the strongest part of the plant in terms of cannabinoids. The little bubbly crystals you see sprinkled all over your buds, along with the longer hairs, […]

by

Hi! My name is Kiera from Ambrosia and I’m here to show you how to make Ghee Butter, the world’s greatest cannabis butter. Ghee Butter is a wonderfully delicious butter originating from India. It’s a style of clarified butter renowned for its flavor, nutritional benefits, and medicinal qualities. Basically, it’s the perfect cannabis companion! You […]

People sitting inside a Coffee shop, smoking joints. (Yadid Levy/Anzenberger/Redux) Should you find yourself in Amsterdam, cycling along the city’s complex latticework of bike paths, be wary along the canals. It is not uncommon for reckless cyclists to accidentally veer into the water. By the city’s estimates, between 12,000 and 15,000 bicycles are dredged out […]