About: Tiffany Griffin

Tiffany M. Griffin is the woman behind Como Water, Washington DC’s premiere veg-centric cuisine consulting company. Through cooking classes, demonstrations, catering, and consultations, Como Water gives people the opportunity to learn how to prepare veg-centric cuisine that boasts maximum flavor, with minimal effort. Tiffany is quickly becoming a go-to expert on the future of veg-centric cuisine, and is a regular contributor to Como Water, the blog, as well as to vegetarian and vegan sites across the Internet. For over a decade, this self-taught, entrepreneurial expert has developed a set of tried and true techniques for making simple, delicious, and sometimes decadent veg-centric dishes. Featured on the Steve Harvey Show and other leading media outlets, Tiffany was born and raised in Springfield, MA. She then earned Bachelors degrees in Psychology and Communications from Boston College and a PhD in Social Psychology from the University of Michigan. She now resides in Washington DC, where she has worked in the US Senate and at a federal agency on issues around health, food, nutrition, and international food aid/development, and of course, as the owner of Como Water. Tiffany gets culinary inspiration from the food she grew up eating, and from her travels throughout Latin America, the Caribbean, Western Europe, and Sub-Saharan Africa. She is dedicated to sharing her wealth of knowledge on veg-centric cuisine with others and to help others live by her mantra—love life, live long, and eat veg-centric cuisine!

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VIDEO: Guest Experts Talks by Tanisha Burford and Amanda Northcross

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VIDEO: Guest Experts Talks by Tanisha Burford and Amanda Northcross The last videos in the Como Water video series are two talks by guest experts Dr. Tanisha Burford, a personality psychologist and Dr. Amanda Northcross, who has a background in environmental chemistry and engineering. In Tanisha’s talk, she discusses the 
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VIDEO: Empamosas

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 VIDEO: Empamosas I wanted empanadas. I wanted samosas. There was only one solution. Empamosas! The flakey crust of empanadas and the savory filling of a samosa. This recipe is Como Water’s second most popular post (second to my Cilantro Harissa Grilled Corn). Check out the video below to see why! 
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VIDEO: Tiff Talk–Instructions to the Cook

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 VIDEO: Instructions to the Cook HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! I hope you had a wonderful, safe, fun, delicious, and laughter-filled New Years eve and that 2015 is starting off right! I have cabbage and collards on the stove, jalapeño cornbread with guava “butter” in the oven, and black eyed peas/rice ready 
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VIDEO: Sauteed Greens

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 VIDEO: Sauteed Greens!  In this basic video cooking class, you’ll learn how to make the best sautéed greens ever. They keep their bite, but are tender and still full of nutrients. Check it out and afterwards, check out a variation on this basic technique using tatsoi and sesame seeds. Just 
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VIDEO: Popcorn

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VIDEO: Popcorn! In this video short, I show you how to take popcorn from boring to amazing. There’s a couple of 12 second tricks that help you do so, and when all is said and done, they cost about 12 cents too. Salty or sweet. Inexpensive. Crazy quick. And totally 
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