If you have been travelling to the Caribbean or South America, you may have come across the term guanabana and wondered what it is. It is actually a spiny fruit that has a very delicious custard like pulp that is sweet and slightly citrus-like. A curious cross between strawberry banana wit a hint of lemon lime. Locals in Jamaica and as well as those in … [Read more...]
What the heck is soursop?
Have you ever noticed how fruits and vegetables that other cultures use seems to get missed in North American culture. They never seems to make it to the local supermarket in North America? But if you travel, you have like encountered amazing ingredients. For me, that was discovering durian in Thailand, which smells like a rotting dead bod and tastes like heaven. I recently … [Read more...]
6 favorite quotes from great celebrity chefs
Chefs are real personalities, sometimes refined, sometimes not. Often they are profane people with a fierce passion that are obsessive,compulsive and mostly nuts. That is why the say the most insane things some days. Their choice of words is always fascinating, and to listen to a great chef speak, is to hear great wisdom almost always unfiltered, unsifted and all natural. … [Read more...]
6 foods that promote great skin
Take care of your skin with a healthy diet"You are what you eat", goes the old saying, but what is likely more accurate is: "Your skin is what you eat."Skin is ever a reflection of your diet and if it is not clear, it can be a sign of poor eating happens or generally a reflection of poor health.In that vein, here are 10 foods that promote great skin. Healthy eating will … [Read more...]
What is Arborio rice?
What is Arborio rice? It is an Italian short-grain rice, named after a town of the same name in the Po Valley in northern Italy, between Turin and Milan and not far from the Swiss border. The town of Arborio is where the rice was originally grown. However it is also grown in California and Texas in the United States. What does it taste … [Read more...]