Pesticide Residues in Cooking Oil

Cooking oils extracted from several oilseed crops are an important source of human nutrition. They are rich in saturated and unsaturated fatty acids, antioxidants, and several other fat-soluble vitamins. Therefore, these oils are widely used for cooking and processing in the food industry. Do cooking oils contain pesticide residues? Synthetic pesticides are widely used to … Read more

A Climate Friendly Diet

I am sure you had thoughts on how you can reduce your carbon footprint. With a climate-friendly diet, consisting of seasonal vegetables you can do something for our climate.  A climate-friendly diet is not only a healthy diet but being more conscious about, what you cook you can help to save the future of our … Read more

How To Make Steak Tender – Cook The Perfect Steak

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Cooking a steak might not seem very complicated: briefly sear it, sizzle a little, let it rest for a while, then serve it. Unfortunately, it is not like that! Even the best piece of meat can be ruined too quickly by improper cooking. The individual cooking steps are critical to the consistency and taste of … Read more

Asparagus, Superfood Of The Ancient Greeks And Romans

When I was little, from the beginning of April on every Saturday, my father and I had the task of driving to an asparagus farmer and buy freshly harvested asparagus. Each Sunday there was asparagus for lunch. This went on until June 24th. This day, the ‘Saint John’s Eve’ marks the traditional end of the … Read more

Too Much Food Waste

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Food waste refers to the amount of food which is thrown away or lost between production and consumption. The waste of food is a major ethical problem because nearly 1 billion people worldwide do not have enough food to eat. Additionally, it causes environmental pollution and destruction through the use of fertilizers and crop protection. … Read more

What Is The Slow Food Movement

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Slow food versus fast food? Slow food is more than the opposite of fast food. It is a growing awareness about a healthy and conscious approach to the consumption of food and the production of food. There are more and more followers of the slow food movement. Slow food, what is it? Slow food, by … Read more

Caviar–A Food for the Ages

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Caviar–A Food for the Ages When someone mentions caviar, what is the first thing that crosses your mind? Do you think of Russians or the bourgeois? Most people know that caviar comes from fish eggs; still, not all fish eggs are caviar. What is this delicacy? Where did it originate? How should it be served? … Read more

What Causes Meat To Be Tough

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When heating food, many chemical reactions take place, things in it break down and change. Proteins coagulate or denature, carbohydrates gelatinize or caramelize. These processes that take place during cooking make the food tasty or even edible. Cooking makes food tasty and digestible Cooking food can be done in many ways. Boiling, frying, baking, stewing, simmering. … Read more

Why It is Better To Eat Organic Foods?

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Everyone wants to eat as healthy as possible, and choose between fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and other sustainably produced products, knowing that the food is not contaminated with harmful pesticides and chemicals. As a result, is the popularity of organic food steadily increasing. Organic food is supposed to be healthier, tastes better and has a … Read more

Krill Oil Versus Omega 3 Fish Oil

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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Antarctic_krill_(Euphausia_superba).jpg Krill oil has gained a lot of popularity as a nutritional supplement in recent years. The very versatile oil which is derived from a little marine crustacean has a high content of valuable Omega 3 fatty acids. What is Krill? Krill are marine shrimp (crustaceans) of the order Euphausiacea. They are Zooplankton and are … Read more