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Year: 2020

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The Incredible Edible Lobster

Posted on December 9, 2020 by Hunter Rigaud
Ever wonder what lobsters eat, or why they're red? Think about the proper way to cook them and what that green stuff is? Here's some interesting factual statements about well known summer meal.We want to eat them, but what do they eat? Lobsters crawl round the bottom of the ocean trying to find food during the night.Although they'll eat dead food, they subsist primarily on crabs, clams, fish, mussels and sea urchins - they eat over 100 various kinds of seafood and plants...

Old Tea Traditions

Posted on November 22, 2020 by Hunter Rigaud
Tea has been consumed in China for years and years, but other cultures are abundant with history of the popular beverage aswell.Two of these countries, Russia and England are suffering from decidedly different traditions through the years.It is said that drinking tea began in China where over 5000 years back, leaves from the plant accidentally fell into water being boiled for drinking.Obviously, it had been found to be very refreshing and it's really use became widespread...

Should You Bake Your Own Bread?

Posted on October 24, 2020 by Hunter Rigaud
Maybe you've never heard it before, nevertheless, you ought to be baking your personal bread.The main reason everyone should bake their very own bread is that it redeems you from years of bad health insurance and medical bills.How so?HOMEMADE BREAD IS HEALTHIERIt is a lot healthier to bake your personal bread rather than buying bread which has chemical additives, hydrogenated oils, unhealthy preservatives, and fattening sweeteners...

The History of Chinese Cuisine

Posted on September 19, 2020 by Hunter Rigaud
In China, food and its own preparation has been developed so highly that it has already reached the status of an art.Rich and poor, the Chinese people consider that delicious and nutritious food is really a basic necessity.There's a vintage Chinese saying "Food may be the first necessity of individuals".This art has been grown and refined over more than 100 years.Legend has it that the culture of Chinese cuisine started in the 15th century BC through the Shang dynasty and was originally introduced by Yi Yin, its first Prime Minister...

Basque Cuisine

Posted on August 4, 2020 by Hunter Rigaud
With its tumultuous and rich history, the Basque region, in Spain's north east, must be considered as one of it's most interesting.Once another kingdom but now absorbed into Spain, Basques are a still fiercely independent and proud race using their own cultural and language heritage.Surely in culinary circles that they have a lot to be proud of, the place is traditionally considered Spain's best for gastronomy and a seemingly endless production line of top chefs and Michelin stars have maintained the area's reputation as a gourmand's dream...

A Quick Guide to Cheese

Posted on July 12, 2020 by Hunter Rigaud
Cheese.It is a superbly versatile food.We use it to high pizzas, to scatter our spaghetti, to spread on crackers.And with no cheese, a grilled cheese sandwich could be nothing but buttered toast.Cheese is produced in many regions of the world, two of the most well known countries being France and Italy.There are many kinds of cheese, but they're all made in a similar manner.Milk and cream consist of 2 parts, the good milk fats, along with the whey...

Catalan Cuisine - a Guide

Posted on June 15, 2020 by Hunter Rigaud
Barcelona - a city famous for its cultural diversity and many influences and in no place is this more noticeable than its cuisine.Heavily influenced by the neighboring Arabian area and its diverse geographical landscape the area is a melting pot of fresh vegetables and choice fish, poultry and game.Catalan's have a growing reputation throughout Spain and the world and the area is quickly becoming renowned for creating the best chefs and greatest gastronomy in the nation (a name that's been traditionally held by the Basques and one that they are not likely to relinquish without a struggle )...

Streetwise Beer Making Secrets!

Posted on May 17, 2020 by Hunter Rigaud
Beer making is a complex process that involves several steps which need to be carefully thought out.Here are a few basic ideas that can enable you to begin on your beer making experience.The initial step in brewing is called malting.Malting involves steeping grain in water for many days until the grain starts to germinate or sprout.During germination, enzymes inside the grain are converted into a sort of sugar called maltose...

Andalucian Cuisine - A Guide

Posted on April 20, 2020 by Hunter Rigaud
Undoubtedly one of Spain's most culinary rich regions, Andalusia is an area famous for its cuisine and its culture of food.Much like the rest of Spain, food is an important part of social life; here the meal is about far more than just eating.Andalusia is also the home of one of Spain's favorite exports; tapas.Restaurants can now be found in most major cities around the world, but to taste the first you should visit Seville...

The Cuisine of Madrid

Posted on March 24, 2020 by Hunter Rigaud
The Madrid region (one of Spain's smallest), as you would expect, is mostly dominated by the capital city.It's been said, by gourmands and food critics alike, that Madrid doesn't actually have a single cuisine all its own, instead it draws on influence from all of Spain, absorbing a rich tapestry of tastes and ingredients and turning them into it's own gastronomic melting pot.This is certainly true to some extent; in no other city in Spain are people likely to be presented with such a broad cross section of those countries flavours...

Eating History - The Potato

Posted on February 7, 2020 by Hunter Rigaud
This root vegetable is probably among the most popular vegetables in our contemporary world.It's come a long way from its atmosphere thin roots in the South American mountain ranges.Long before the potato reached the beaches of the Emerald Isle, it was widely cultivated some 7,000 years prior to its debut in Europe.The Western World did not even encounter it before about the mid-sixteenth century and it wouldn't make it into the Old World for another few decades...

Today's Buttermilk is Healthier Than Yester-years

Posted on January 25, 2020 by Hunter Rigaud
Buttermilk was traditionally a byproduct of homemade churned butter.Buttermilk was the liquid that remained following the butter was made.The liquid contained small particles of floating butter and a few traces of butterfat.This gave the buttermilk a rich sweet taste and made the drink really refreshing.It was also widely utilized in homemade snacks, salad dressings like ranch and as the dipping liquid for fried chicken...