Archive for the ‘The Soul of a Kitchen’

Top 10 Eating Healthy Tips for 2012

Eating healthy is not just a fad. It’s not just for hippie granola types, it’s not something to practice only under a doctors direction. Carefully choosing the foods you eat has an impact on every aspect of your life, happiness, social interactions, and overall well-being. However, eating healthy means different things to different people, and […]

Is the juice worth the squeeze?

It’s almost too easy to reach for a bottled, fizzy drink. You head to the shop and it’s displayed beautifully in a well-lit fridge. Sometimes, we order fizzy drinks by default, when we are eating out, in a restaurant. And you know what? They taste really good. Almost too good. Good doesn’t always mean ‘good […]

Gluten – What Is It and Why Is It Important for Baking?

Gluten is a special type of protein formed by the bonding of two other proteins, gliadin and glutenin, and is commonly found in rye, wheat and barley. As a result it is found in most types of cereals and in many types of bread although not all grains contain gluten. Some grains that do not […]

Ten Singaporean Foods That You Should Not Miss

Without any uncertainty, Singapore is one of the most wonderful places when it comes to food and culture. What is interesting about the place is that its cuisines are as culturally diverse as its people are. The foods in the country feature a combination of Chinese, Indian, Indonesian, Malay, and Western influences, which makes the […]

Organic Eating

I love to cook. I have been cooking for a long time, and recently the new wave of interest in organic food has been an exciting development for me. Organic foods are not only better for one’s body and the environment, I believe they also taste better. I decided to grow a garden in my […]

Beer and Cheese for Special Occasions and Holidays

You know cheese goes with wine better than with any other beverage. However, wine isn’t as accessible or enjoyable for some people compared to ice cold beer. Do you think pairing cheese with beer will work? Let’s find out by exploring the history of beer and cheese together and how you can put this unusual […]

5 Best Culinary Exhibitions Worldwide

Food is a subject that is close to everyone’s heart and a subject which is important worldwide and yet so varied by country and even region. Travel to Italy and you will often find that the local dishes in one town are very different from a neighbouring town. To satisfy this international interest in cuisine, […]

Fresh Juice Vs Bottled Juice

Everyone knows that fruits and vegetables are important, as essential building blocks of any diet. Not only are they loaded with vitamins and minerals which are essential for healthy living, but they also help fill you up, as part of a balanced diet. By increasing your intake of fruit and vegetables, you will benefit your […]

Health Benefits of Honey

How many products in nature are there that can give you as many health benefits as honey does? Certainly there are some, but not that many. Honey is one of these food products that different people have had various opinions on because it is full of glucose and fructose, the so-called simple sugars. Being a […]

Fall Is Chili Time

Fall is a time that evokes memories of delicious food…at least for me it is. The nippy temperature drop always evokes memories of certain special foods that haven’t been eaten in what seems like years. What’s even worse is that I usually don’t realize how much they have been missed. One of my favorite fall […]