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Real food/fake food
Book Reviews

Real food/fake food

Real Food/Fake Food is an invaluable book for every North American. It explains in minute detail how millions are being taken advantage of due to their ignorance of food and beverage quality, taste, texture, their provenance and possibilities of passing on fraudulent food. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and USDA […]

The complete wild game cookbook
Book Reviews

The complete wild game cookbook

The complete wild game cookbook Jean-Paul Grappe Robert Rose Incorporated, Toronto 384 pages, $ 39.95 The author Jean-Paul Grappe, a chef and restaurateur, created an informative, excellent, and invaluable book about game and game cooking. In Canada cooks must use “farmed game”, except for First Nations who are allowed to […]

Gastronomy
Food Travel

Gastronomy and gastronomic tourism

Gastronomy is the study of the relationship between food and culture, art of cooking, food presentation, and service. Gastronomic food is generally rich, or delicate, but always presented appetizingly, and in the style of a particular region or a chef. The word gastronomy is derived from ancient Greek gaster (stomach) […]

Best food writing 2016
Book Reviews

Best food writing 2016

Holly Hughes started the series in 2000, and has continued to date. Each edition seems to get more interesting. The 16th edition has been categorized into – The Way We Eat Now (seven articles), “Down The Hatch” (5), Cooking The Books (6), The Family Table (6), Foodways (6), Dining Around (6), […]

Doctor Goebbels
Book Reviews

Doctor Goebbels

Most historians agree that Doctor Goebbels was most intelligent, friendly and soft in private, and but also the most dangerous, and manipulative of all Nazi ministers. He comes from a family of modest means, and depended on stipends from charitable organizations to study and obtain his doctorate. As a motivated, […]

Malbec
Wine

Malbec – Argentina’s Signature Red Grape

Just as Argentina’s wines have rocketed onto the international stage over the past decade, so too has the country’s reputation as a world-class tourism destination. With its cosmopolitan flair, rich cultural scene, awe-inspiring natural beauty, delicious and robust cuisine, and of course the fabulous wines, it’s no wonder trendsetters the […]