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The word caviar itself might pull you back since the rare fish eggs are highly priced. But for a very special treat, you can buy caviar in small cans. These tiny black and red pearls are expensive not only because they are extremely rare, but also because they are highly nutritious. Buy caviar for a rich supplement of essential vitamins including vitamin A, D and Omega-3.It is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids and calcium. That is one reason as to why caviar is consumed as raw fish eggs; to save the nutritional value. These nutrients are responsible for the skin health, brain function and strong bones. Following is an easy recipe to make a delicious dish of caviar pie to make your Read more...

It’s hard enough to get dinner on the table every evening, let alone to make it a healthy and satisfying meal for every member of your family. If you’ve been struggling to introduce fresh vegetables, fruits and proteins to your family members then check out the following 5 tips for healthy dinner recipes that are quick, easy and will leave your taste buds wanting more. Tip #1: Don’t Deny Yourself One of the fastest ways to ensure your new healthy lifestyle will fail is to deny yourself of your favorite foods. Instead of saying no to the yummiest winter comfort foods, try to make a version that isn’t as calorie and fat heavy. For instance, you can make a quick and easy chili Read more...

Lasagna is one of the most iconic Italian dishes. This rich and indulgent oven baked pasta dish originated in the Emilia Romagna region of Italy and has since become a popular feature of restaurant menus all over the world. There are variations on the classic lasagna recipe and many modern chefs have created fusion versions of the traditional plate to embrace and celebrate international diversity. Lasagna is a versatile meal, which can be served with a crisp salad and a refreshing glass of white wine in the summer months or with a rustic garlic ciabatta and a hearty glass of red in the winter. The classic lasagna recipe Ingredients for a classic lasagna al forno include: beef mince, Read more...

Raspberry baked brie is great for entertaining or taking to parties. Best of all, it’s unbelievably easy to make, and you can do it with only FOUR ingredients! This Buzzle article explains just how. It can be difficult to decide what to bring to potluck parties, especially if you’re pressed for time. A lot of people resort to picking up a vegetable tray or a pie at the grocery store. But let’s face it—no one really likes those vegetable trays, and you can be sure that as soon as the party’s over, no one remembers what you brought. If you’re in the mood to do something memorable but don’t have all day to spend on it, here’s a great recipe that will do the trick for Read more...

Why the Long Stem?Champagne glasses, like other white wine glasses, have long stems so that the fingers can grasp the glass by the stem instead of the bowl. This prevents the hands from transferring heat to the bowl and warming up the champagne inside. Champagne, for one, is associated with sophistication, class, and popular among those who have a taste for quality. The satisfaction that comes with the pop of the cork is unbeatable and aids in making a special occasion complete. The rich golden liquid is known for its aroma, flavors, and most importantly, its dancing bubbles. To get the best of your bubbly drink, you ought to have the perfect glass to complement your taste. The secret to Read more...

Did You Know? The cheese gets its name from Brie, a region in France, where it originated. The real French Brie or Brie de Meaux is nicknamed the “Queen of Cheeses.” Brie cheese is a popular French cheese that is pale yellow with a bloomy rind of white mold. The flavor of Brie cheese depends on the ingredients used, species of mold on the rind, and environment where it has matured. The process of manufacturing Brie cheese is quite simple, and it involves adding rennet to whole or semi-skimmed milk, heating it up to 37°C to obtain the curd, and then pouring it into molds. After allowing it to drain for 18 hours, cheese molds are added to it, which are nothing but certain Read more...

Many of these cocktails became “hot-favorites” after their on-screen debut! While vesper martini had a dream launch opposite Mr. 007 – James Bond, Manhattan had Marilyn Monroe as the leading lady. These “star” drinks have their own special recipes, but over the years, mixologists have customized them. Some of these drinks were unknown until the time our on-screen heroes took a couple of sips of the heavenly drink. From the Bond’s martini to the Sex and the City’s Cosmopolitan, and from Marilyn’s Manhattan to the Cocktail’s Red Eye, all these drinks are synonymous with their on-screen characters. So, the next time you watch these Read more...

All fruits have seeds. The seedless varieties are the ones that are either genetically modified, crossbred, or grown by cutting or grafting the plant. From seedless watermelons, bananas, pineapples, oranges to grapes, today, a pomologist or horticulturist can produce fruits without a trace of seeds, by using a number of ways ranging from tissue culture, parthenocarpy, stenospermocarpy, grafting, to budding methods. Seedless fruits are mainly produced by using grafting or cutting methods. In the grafting technique, a shoot or bud is joined to a growing plant by insertion or attachment, and once the flowers bloom, they are sprayed with plant hormones, such as gibberellic acid (GA3), Read more...

Did you know? Sugar, fat, and salt have the tendency to elevate your senses to a natural high, something similar to what drugs make you experience … talk about Food Addiction! There is a difference between “Love for Food” and an “Obsessive Addiction for Food”! Do you eat because of love, or does your food seduce you into its indulgence? Yes, certain foods can bewitch your mind and make you a certified addict. Haven’t you noticed how some foods just attract you toward them like a magnet pulling a metal piece towards it? And no matter how much you wish to repel, divert yourself, or try to change your direction, you end up breaking your vow and find your Read more...

Owing to its immigrant culture, which began back in the 15th century when Europeans colonized parts of the East Coast, the US has seen innumerable migrants throng its shores in search of a better life in company of new-found resources. This has resulted in the United States becoming a varied platter, when it comes to food. After independence, as USA hit upon gold, oil, and other resources on its land, its food too evolved. The East Coast, from New England to Virginia, boasts of colonial culinary traditions, while the West Coast and Southern states that were owned by Spain and Mexico once, have developed their own fusion cuisines that have gained popularity worldwide. USA’s policy to Read more...