Warmer weather is almost here and we couldn't be more ecstatic! This means grilling season, weekends at the cottage and poolside tanning. While we're excited for tasty fresh salads, smokey barbecue and ice cream, we can't help but reminisce on all the comfort foods that the colder months had to offer.
Most proponents attribute the beneficial effects of eating fermented foods to the presence of natural probiotics, those friendly little gut bacteria and yeast inhabiting our gut. But not all fermented foods are a source of probiotics.
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I was at my usual organic grocer, owned by a Korean family. I mentioned needing daikon for my kimchi and the women at the checkout were all excited that I was going to attempt this. I asked what their best tips were. They both giggled and told me their best tip was to buy some already made.
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Red or green, Napa or Savoy, raw or cooked, pickled or fermented. However you slice or dice this cruciferous vegetable, chew on this: Cabbage contains loads of fibre, is an excellent source of vitamin...
First it was pomegranate and spinach, now it’s chia and kale. It’s hard to keep track of which superfoods you are supposed to add to your diet, and why. But what is a superfood, exactly? "Fruits, vege...
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Many a farmer and researcher have searched for ways to preserve shelf life. A small group of people have learned that in order to beat the bugs, they need to incorporate not chemicals or cooling but a collection of microbes that can not only keep food safe, but also keep it tasty for ages.
Second only to eating, talking about food is simply the best. And staying on top of food trends ensures that you'll beat the line ups and find those hot tastes first! Here are the top food trends of today from food trucks, to tacos to some interesting and unexpected new flavours.