Benefits of Garlic to our health

Garlic is a herb best known as a flavouring agent for recipes. Over the years, it has also been proven to be an effective medicine to prevent or treat a wide range of diseases and conditions. Here's 5 reasons why we love the Garlic: It is often...

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For the love of Cherry Tomatoes

Cherry Tomatoes are miniature versions of the traditional beefsteak tomatoes, and are equally as nutritious as it contains the vitamins and minerals essential for good health. Cherry tomatoes contain lycopene, an antioxidant that lowers your risk of certain...

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How to Choose & Store Fresh Cherry Tomatoes

Cherry Tomato are miniature versions of the traditional beefsteak tomatoes, and are equally as nutritious as it contains the vitamins and minerals essential for good health. These small berries can be eaten in so many ways - fresh on its own, tossed in salads,...

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Mussels 101: How to Choose, store and clean

There are many perks in serving Mussels at the dining table: they are less expensive than other seafoods such as crabs or lobsters, and have a sweet taste that is beloved in cuisines worldwide. It is lean and high in omega-3 fatty acids. Cooked mussels...

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Why we love Scallions

When we want a hit of less-intense onion flavor, we find ourselves opting for Scallions. Scallions are long, with a white stem end that does not bulge out. The most ubiquitous in the onion family, it is sweet and herbaceous, with the familiar yet milder...

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Wild Alaskan Salmon is gold standard for nutrition

Would you buy a Wild Alaskan salmon for $19.90 per 200g? You would be paying twice the amount as compared to salmons found in supermarkets which is normally farmed salmon unless stated otherwise. It seems like such an extravagant price tag for food. But what...

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The Green King: Kale

Of all super food, Kale is the king in the kingdom of Greens. It is one of the healthiest and most nutritious plant foods. Kale is loaded with all sorts of beneficial compounds, some of which have powerful medicinal properties. Kale is a popular vegetable,...

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For the love of Thyme

A delicate looking herb with a penetrating fragrance, Thyme has been used since ancient times for its culinary, aromatic and medicinal properties. It belongs to the mint family. With about 400 subspecies, Thyme is not only great for cooking but its...

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Know Your Salt

Salt is arguably one of the most important ingredients in cooking. Without it, most meals would taste bland and unexciting. It is a crystalline mineral made of Sodium and Chlorine. Both elements serve important functions like helping the brain and nerves...

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Pepper, the King of Spice

Pepper is so versatile and it is so widely used in all recipes. We can hardly live without pepper in our kitchen. In most days, we need pepper for our steaks, salads, seasoning, rubs, etc. It's as if Mother Nature packed her feisty nature into these tiny...

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