Food

Overcooking Proteins and its Repercussions.
Food

Overcooking Proteins and its Repercussions.

Overcooking Recently, traveling in the Middle East, I noticed practically all meat; fish and poultry were hopelessly overcooked. When proteins are exposed to extremely high temperatures for too long, they shrink, become rubbery and tough. This can be noticed by closely examining the white substance, which forms on the surface […]

Nutrition 101.
Food

Nutrition 101.

Nutrition 101 Although western industrialized populations’ experience unprecedented food choices and the ability to afford them, millions lack the basic of nutrition. To wit – just go to any major airport and observe passengers. Many, if not half of them are overweight to obese in appearance because of ignorance of […]

Steaming.
Food

Steaming.

Steaming food has been employed in cooking for centuries, long before the invention of cooking vessels and utensils. Millenia ago humans found creative ways to steam food by burying leaf-wrapped food under hot sands, using the steam from hot springs, or enclosing food in clay and placing it on fire. […]

Tipping Customs in Different Countries.
Food

Tipping Customs in Different Countries.

Tipping Customs in Different Countries. The custom of tipping can often be a dilemma, and confusing for travellers. Many first-time travellers tip they are not supposed to, and do not, when they should. This can be embarrassing to say the least. In some countries, tipping is an integral part of […]

Cooking – Healthy and Rewarding.
Food Recipes

Cooking – Healthy and Rewarding.

Cooking Eating a nutritionally balanced diet is almost impossible if you rely on takeout or fast food. Anyone can cook adequately with a little interest, knowledge, and minimum of equipment. The first and most important requirement is the will to cook, followed by good co-ordination and timing skills, and understanding […]

Le Marche Food Experience.
Food Travel

Le Marche Food Experience.

Le Marche Holiday is run by Moreno Moretti, a rural development graduate based in the province of Ascoli Piceno. The simple aim of the project is to propose great vacation ideas for your stay in the region; activities which are part of local tradition from truffle hunting to artisan workshop […]

Baguette: France’s Favourite Bread.
Food

Baguette: France’s Favourite Bread.

Baguette Tourists visiting small cities and towns in France become watch with fascination people carrying baguettes under their arms in specially designed bags or on their bicycles carriers around noon in time for lunch at home. French, except in Paris, Lyon, Marseille, Strasbourg and other major cities go home for […]

The Perfect Oil.
Food

The Perfect Oil.

The Perfect Oil Caring chefs employ a range of oils in their cooking; some prefer olive oil for sautéing, salad dressings, marinades and pan-frying. Some albeit in Italy only, use olive oil for deep-frying. Then some chefs use avocado- or walnut oil for dressings or brushcetta. The list goes on. […]