First of all, you may be wondering: what’s the meaning of a Low Carb Diet, or Atkins Diet? It is, in fact, a very simple diet. It involves a cut on all carbohydrate from the diet and increased protein and …
Category: Nutrition & Diets
May 1, 2008
April 23, 2008
I’ve always loved this salad. It magically takes me to that wonderful journey in the Mediterranean, back when I was 24 years old. Plus, it’s delicious, nutritive, healthy, and very easy to prepare. Let’s dive into it.
April 22, 2008
Behind the totally unappealing appearance of Spanish ham (Jamón Serrano) lies one of the country’s most valued culinary treasures, a symbol of centuries of history and tradition. To the rest of the world, it is simply one of the …
March 9, 2008
While I love Caesar and Cobb salads, I won’t make or order one as a main course for dinner. A salad may do for lunch, but in the evening, a meal centered around greens, especially cold ones, can feel more …
March 2, 2008
The end of summer is such an amazing time to cook and eat. So many vegetables are in season, especially the sexy, colorful Mediterranean ones-eggplant, peppers, tomatoes, zucchini. Yes, I think even zucchini can be sexy, when it’s pícked while …
January 26, 2008
Fresh herbs are an integral part of good cooking. Choosing and using them correctly will guarantee that the special character of each herb will shine through.
November 21, 2007
Vitamins work together with enzymes and release energy from digested food and regulate the billions of chemical activities that occur in the body every minute of every day.
November 10, 2007
Cooking is simple, really. You buy food (often the most difficult part), cut it up (while leaving fingers intact), combine a few flavors, and apply heat. The result - once you know what you’re doing - is predictable and is …
October 3, 2007
Chocolate has been around since the ancient Maya and Aztec cultures started mixing ground cacao seeds with various seasonings to make a spicy drink.
The world of chocolate has its highs and lows, to be sure. And the solid milk-chocolate bunnies …
September 26, 2007
The History of Tea