Month: October 2017

Vegetables for Good Health
Food

Vegetables for Good Health

Much is written about health-promoting diet, yet there are still millions of North Americans who are diehard carnivores. Scientists have determined that vegetables ought to constitute a predominant part of the human diet. It is claimed that 70 per cent of arable land is devoted to raising animals. North American […]

The Grand Cayman Islands
Travel

The Grand Cayman Islands

The Grand Cayman Islands just south of Cuba are nestled in an unparalleled tropical setting, offering a luxurious blend of sun-kissed, tranquil beaches, and turquoise seas. The Caymans consist of three islands – Grand Cayman, the largest of the three, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman. More and more North Americans […]

Garlic
Food

Garlic

Garlic is truly global product, found in kitchens throughout the world. Yet it has a “complicated” reputation of being “stinky”, but garlic keeps blood “fluid” preventing blood clods. It has an especially important role in the cultures of southern Europe and the Mediterranean basin. The cultivation of garlic follows closely […]

Trail blazers and terroirs
Wine Wine Reviews

Trail blazers and terroirs

When Anthony von Mandl bought the \mission Hill Winery in the Okanagan Valley in 1980’s, no one knew how he would expand and make it as famous as it is now. Certainly he grew the company, innovated wine making and bought three more wineries within the valley (Cedarcreek Estate Winery, […]

Machu Picchu
Travel

Machu Picchu Or Machu Pikchu In Quechua

Machu Picchu or Machu Pikchu (as Incas called it in Quechua speaking people still do) was founded as a citadel on an a mountain ridge at 2430 metres above sea level, above the Sacred Valley, located some 80 kilometres from Cuzco, through which the Urumamba River flows. Machu Picchu is […]

Cambridge
Travel

Cambridge – a world famous English university town

The town of Cambridge, located approximately 80 kilometres of London, was founded during the Bronze Age and thrived during the Roman rule. Vikings followed Romans, and made the town an important trading centre. Today, Cambridge is one of the high-technology centres of the United Kingdom and is world famous for […]

Italian food experience
Food

A memorable and imaginative Italian food experience

Italy is a small country with a large population. Although small, the country produces a lot of foods, and some such as parmegiano reggiano, taleggio, a range of fruits and vegetables, risotto rice (aroborio, carnaroli, vialone nano), wines, processed meats (mortadella, Bologna, prosciutto di Parma, prosciutto di San Daniele, bresaola […]