What Is Veganuary All About?

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This year I come across the mysterious term “Veganuary” in magazines, journals, and publications. I got curious. What is Veganuary and what is it all about? It was time to do more research. What does ‘Veganuary’ mean? In the word “Veganuary”, the word ‘January’ is mixed with the word ‘Vegan’. Founded by Jane Land and … Read more

Why Brown Meat Before Slow Cooking?

To brown meat before slow cooking is a much-debated question among the slow cooker community. Some folks swear by it and are convinced that searing meat is a must, others just consider it unnecessary extra work. After all slow cooking should make preparing a meal easy. Fact is when searing meat at high temperatures it … Read more

Ice Cream – What Is Brain Freeze?

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Everyone knows how a brain freeze feels like. You’re enjoying a nice big scoop of Ice Cream or jugged a nice cold drink and all of a sudden you receive a short and intense pain behind your forehead and your temples. However, your brain is not actually freezing. It really has to do with what … Read more

How To Make Steak Tender – Cook The Perfect Steak

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To cook the perfect 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 … Read more

How Long To Cook Asparagus?

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Green Asparagus is a healthy fibrous vegetable that goes well with many other dishes. It is easy to prepare and quite simple to cook. But how long does it take for asparagus to cook? It is also a question of taste how long to cook asparagus, as it depends on the cooking time whether asparagus … 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

Vetables That Are High In Protein

Vetables That Are High In Protein

When you think of protein, does a picture of a hot, juicy steak come to mind? Many people think protein is abundant only in meat and dairy products – and anything from the veggie family is a sadly lacking in muscle-building protein. But there’s good news for veggie lovers. If you’re looking for vegetarian protein, … 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

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

Intensely Flavorful, Secretly Harvested Truffles

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Truffles are sought out and revered as an ingredient in many foods because of their intense flavor. Truffles transform simple fare such as pasta, eggs or bread to gourmet delights. As with so many ingredients, fresh is always best. Choose truffles that are firm to the touch. Black truffles should be black inside and out. … Read more