Food Fact Friday

This week, spices. Again there are so many to choose from. Each one of the spices below could of had a whole page devoted to them.  Despite being synonymous with blandness, vanilla is one of the most complex spices in the world and the second most expensive, next to Saffron.  To glean 1 pound (450 [...]

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Food Fact Friday

Strawberries Strawberries are the only fruit that wear their seeds on the outside. The average berry is adorned with some 200 of them.  Strawberries are members of the rose family. If all the strawberries produced in California in one year were laid berry to berry, they would go around the world 15 times. Eight strawberries will [...]

Food Fact Friday

The Aztecs called Tomatoes ‘xitomatl’ which means 'plump thing with a navel' while the Nahuas called it ‘tomatl’ which literally means "the swelling fruit". It is where the Europeans derived the name "tomato".

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"Grass fed beef contains between 2 - 5 times more omega-3s than it's grain fed brethren"

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"Neither strawberries, raspberries or blackberries are actually berries" "Bananas, tomatoes, pumpkin, watermelon and avocado are all berries"