There is a growing public perception that companies are ignoring health and environmental concerns in their quest to maximise profit and in doing so they ignore other equally important issues such as environmental concerns and local communities.
With the first glimpse of the summer sun we all rush to the shed in search of the barbecue (or barbecue if you prefer!). But rather than just brushing off the cobwebs and remnants of last year’s sausages and then cooking up the usual fare of burgers and sausages, why not have a re-think?
The allure of exotic spices launched Columbus on his journey of discovery. Today, home chefs can explore new taste sensations by using spices and other flavorful ingredients to add a new world of flavor to fresh fish and seafood.
When it comes to manufacturing handmade cosmetics one ingredient no crafter should be without is lavender essential oil. Lavender essential oil (Lavandula angustifolia) posses antibacterial proprieties, is gentle to both dry and oily skin, and has the ability to relieve such conditions as muscle pain, insomnia, headaches, burns, bug bites, eczema, psoriasis, and acne making it the most versatile of essential oils. It is also one of the few essential oils that can be used as a…
If you are hosting an outdoor event this summer, you should start planning now. A catering company that knows how to plan and cater to outdoor events will help make your party an enjoyable success.
When he entered the cooking appliance market, George Foreman ended up delivering a knockout punch in terms of sales. A number of peoplewhether theyre seasoned chefs or novice cooksrave about the George Foreman grill. Still, you may be wondering whats so special about this popular product.
Some consumers say the Foreman grill is the best as seen on TV product ever produced. In large measure, this is because the meat cooked on this machine is spectacular in taste. As o…
Almost every family has a treasured recipe, handed down through generations, that is not only beloved because it is delicious, but because it evokes memories of favorite family get-togethers.
Scientists are always looking to plants to find medicinal and therapeutic secrets. Discoveries of natural compounds within the olive tree and olives, provide promising health and medical benefits. Organic olive oil has significant health related properties that have spanned centuries and cultures in the Mediterranean.
The Mediterranean olive dates back 6000 years and was native to Iran, Syria and Palestine (Asia Minor). From there it spread to the Mediterranean basin. It i…
Blueberries have long been a favorite taste treat. And scientists have recently come to know that they possess amazing health benefits, too. Here’s a look at how blueberries are so beneficial and how you can get your dose.
One of the tricks I find most useful for hosting stress-free dinner parties is to make some of the recipes ahead. I find that too many last minute jobs can overwhelm me, so I plan ahead to eliminate as many as possible.
Italy, a nation of 58 million people, is a patchwork quilt of 20 distinct regions subdivided into 103 provinces. All Italian cooking relies on olive oil, grains and fresh, seasonal produce, but each region has its own preferences and specialties.
Americas favorite food has long been the pizza cooked in a traditional oven but is that about to change? While most Americans have probably never indulged in a grilled pizza, the origins of pizza are making a big comeback. There is no denying that we love our traditional backyard barbeque but rarely, if ever has the barbeque included grilling a pizza. Despite the seemingly odd combination of grill and pizza, the grill is the ideal tool for cooking pizza and in fact is deep i…