Oprahs Scrambled Tofu
They continue push each other in developing recipes techniques and signature menus that keep us coming back for more. We all have our favorite menu items and while one person may prefer one restaurant over another for a particular entree or appetizer the fact is they all are a genuine article and clearly worth the effort to imitate. Just a note in regard to businesses (especially non-restaurant) some have to take steps and go further and get patents or licenses on their discoveries to help protect them from being copied. With restaurants it is a little tougher as getting patents and licensing on food is much more difficult and not quite the same as building up a new technological advance like an I-pad.
There may be certain varieties to some degree and some times highly advertised as an edge to promote it however chicken is chicken beef is beef broccoli is broccoli and so on right? How these get prepared and put together to be served though is what truly makes the difference. Recipes for these foods have been handed down through the generations using the basic forms of preparation from the skillet ovens and grills to boiling pots and now microwaves. Keen thought and purpose to introduce new combinations of spices sauces and marinades to these basic methods help to enhance the flavors of these basic foods. This is has and will continue to be goal of many people and certainly with restaurants to help set their style and food apart from others.
For example you can choose from several interesting bread recipes some of which use an affordable main ingredient - brown rice flour. Popular free cooking blogs are also a wonderful resource for recipes and they often have plenty of comments from blog followers who have also tested the recipes and shared their experiences. Celiac disease websites may have recipe indexes although they dont always contain recipe reviews; many of these websites do offer lists of links to recipe archives featuring the reviews you want to read. When searching for gluten free recipe reviews be sure that the website has an impartial focus - in other words recipes should not be touting a specific gluten free product recipe book or catering service. Sometimes the reviews found on "corporate" websites may not be authentic. Its better to look for recipe indexes that dont attempt to sell a food item or cookbook. Often online marketplaces like Amazon.com will offer good deals on items or recipe books - in general the reviews posted on these sites will be more accurate and trustworthy. To be certain a review is reliable look for tags like "Amazon verified purchase" at the top of the review - then youll know for certain that the person leaving the review actually obtained and used the recipe book. At Amazon it is possible to leave reviews without buying or trying a product so there is the possibility of deceptive positive or negative customer reviews. In general public recipe archives without a "sales-y" focus will have fail-safe reviews from everyday people; they are probably the safest best for your needs. Parents with children who have special gluten free dietary needs will also be excellent sounding boards for all types of recipes. Parenting forums can be filled with recipes and commentary on their usefulness. Since parents must prepare practical tasty meals for children (who may balk at bad-tasting meals) they will often share their success stories with other parents. Visiting these boards can be a useful way to find meal options that will appeal to almost anyone.
If the public loves it the restaurant has another source of new revenue. In the case of a new startup it could also be a featured recipe that helps them to get noticed to help get them off the ground and running overall. Believe it or not restaurants themselves can be considered one of the biggest copy cat artists out there but in a way that doesnt try to make an exact copy They will proceed in a way that may use the same name of the dish but pride themselves to make theirs stand out differently by adding their own signature touch and right down to what else may be included in addition to the entree to help set it apart from others.