Best French cookbooks for making classic dishes at home

F rance is a culturally and gastronomically-rich country. For centuries, the food from the Hexagon has long been the star of the show with so much variety. Generally inspired by local produce, you’ll find an abundance of patisseries from Paris, mouth-watering crêpes from Brittany served all year round (not just on Shrove Tuesday), and an …

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Dark clouds over the economy, By Dakuku Peterside

Rome is burning, and Emperor Nero and Roman elites are busy revelling in gladiator rendezvous and despicable hocus-pocus with the empire’s future. The leadership in Nigeria is playing Nero, and the Nigerian elites are side-tracked by the macabre dance of preparing for the next elections. Whilst neglecting the harsh truth that millions of Nigerians’ backs …

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Dark clouds over the economy

Rome is burning, and Emperor Nero and Roman elites are busy revelling in gladiator rendezvous and despicable hocus-pocus with the empire’s future. The leadership in Nigeria is playing Nero, and the Nigerian elites are side-tracked by the macabre dance of preparing for the next elections. Whilst neglecting the harsh truth that millions of Nigerians’ backs …

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Things You Don’t Know About Alton Brown – Good Eats Facts

Alton Brown’s basically the Bill Nye of food. He’s made a name for himself breaking down the science of cooking, from 14 seasons hosting Good Eats. He’s even taken the show on the road, creating an “Eat Your Science” tour, which pairs culinary experiments with music, lasers and Brown’s signature fast-talking explanations. In fact, if …

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How the food environment impacts dietary choices

Share on PinterestNew research examines how various factors in one’s food environment affect food consumption and obesity. Spencer Platt/Getty Images A healthy diet is essential to good health. Multiple factors influence people’s diet choices, including food environment and socioeconomic and behavioral factors. A recent study finds that access to grocery stores and fast food, education …

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10 Health Benefits of Brussels Sprouts & Nutrition Facts

Most people would tell you that Brussels sprouts are healthy. But if you were to ask them exactly how the cruciferous vegetable benefits the body, they may answer with a halfhearted shrug. All vegetables are healthy, but what makes Brussels sprouts special — different from, say, garlic or cauliflower? In a word: plenty. There’s a …

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7 Food Facts You Need to Know to Stay Healthy

These days, people have become increasingly aware of their need to lead a healthier lifestyle. This often means consciously making better choices throughout the day. When it comes to nutrition, much has been said on the subject, from mere hearsay to evidence-based research. Differentiating between the two can sometimes pose a challenge. So here are …

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Why making smaller changes may be better

Share on PinterestNew research examines the impact of replacing dietary beef with poultry on a person’s carbon footprint. Ezra Bailey/Getty Images Humans’ food systems account for around a third of global greenhouse gas emissions. Consequently, if a person changes the foods they eat, they could reduce their carbon footprint. However, wholesale dietary changes may be …

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American Nutritionist Reveals Food Poisoning Secrets; The Third Food Item Might Shock Indians

It is impossible to think that something that you love so dearly could harm you so bad. At least that is what I thought until my most favorite dish in the world landed me in a bad case of food poisoning. A local street cart where I had enjoyed momos and noodles for almost all …

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The ultimate guide to New York City’s five boroughs

Other local businesses to check out include indie bookstore and wine bar the Lit Bar (thelitbar.com); Bronx Native (bronxnative.com), a clothing line in homage to the designers’ home turf; Mottley Kitchen (mottleykitchen.com), a café with rooftop yoga and fresh juices; and the Port Morris Distillery (portmorrisdistillery.com), which draws hundreds of visitors every weekend for its …

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