The Importance of Taking Pictures Of Your Food

So what is food after all? It is any nutritious substance that people or animals eat or drink, or that plants absorb, in order to maintain life and growth. And where does food up after ingestion and digestion? Yes, we all know where. Food is what makes us walk, breathe, think, wake up in the […]

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Nom Nom Paleo Cookbook – Food for Humans

So many of us are preoccupied with eating the right things in order to be healthy and thin. There are so many diets and lifestyle approaches to achieve this that it can get quite difficult to determine what is best for you. I have tried food combining, Atkins, the South Beach Diet, a cereal diet, a […]

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Eleanor Hoh – One Of My Culinary Inspirations

Anyone who knows me is aware of how much I like to visit restaurants just to try something new, something different from what I make at home. Sometimes I am awed and amazed by what I eat, other times I say to myself, “I can do better than this”, so much of it thanks to […]

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Some Of My Favorite Anthony Bourdain Quotes

“Your body is not a temple, it’s an amusement park. Enjoy the ride.” “I don’t have to agree with you to like you or respect you.” “Do we really want to travel in hermetically sealed popemobiles through the rural provinces of France, Mexico and the Far East, eating only in Hard Rock Cafes and McDonalds? […]

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What Did Bob Marley Eat?

Even as Bob Marley grew more famous, he never left behind the food of his homeland. Eating in the ital style of his Rastafarian religion was so important to him that he always took his own chef, Gilly, on tour. Although strict ital food is vegetarian, Bob, like many Rastas, ate meat and most fish, […]

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Eatwell Bingo – Teaching Kids To Eat Right Through A Fun Round Of Bingo

Obesity remains one of the greatest health problems of the 21st century, affecting millions of adults and children worldwide. The WHO reports that worldwide obesity has doubled since the 1980s, and that in 2008, 200 million men and 300 million women were obese. Sadly, even though obesity is completely preventable, the disease is still on […]

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How Cooking Can Change Your Life – Just Have To Share This Video

Can you really have your cake and eat it? According to Michael Pollan, you can. In this fun short, Pollan explains how to eat well by following one simple rule without the need for fad diets or deprivation. 

Michael Pollan is an award-winning food writer whose books include, “Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation”, “In […]

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What Does Javier Bardem Eat?

I must admit that I like Mr. Bardem a little too much. There is something about his voice and his eyes that makes me happy. I searched the Internet to see what my favorite actor likes to nosh on and found this. Croquetas de Jamon Jamon: Bardem’s acting in the dark comedy “Jamon Jamon” makes […]

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I Have Stopped Making New Year’s Resolutions

With best intentions I always made a long list of things to accomplish in the New Year, to no avail. I broke every single one of them by January. So in 2014 I will not even bother making resolutions. Instead, I will just learn to be more grateful for the good little things that happen […]

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Why I Love Miami: A Food Lover’s Perspective

There is more to Miami than rice and beans and Cuban sandwiches. Miami has not one taste but an array of them, an immense multicultural collection of good things to eat and drink. What does Miami taste like? Like pan con lechón, churrasco, tacos, ceviche and flan. Like chirasi, arepas, roasted chicken, key lime pie, […]

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Food that changed my life

When I was a little girl our father took us to a restaurant for lunch every Sunday, it was not the same one every time but it was always a treat. One Sunday he took us to an Italian place called Piccolo Mondo (meaning small world in Italian) and in my mind it looked like […]

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Feeding A Teenager

Being a teenager is not easy, being the mother of one is harder still. Mood swings, rudeness and rebelliousness are one thing, but what to feed them to keep them healthy? My daughter has a good appetite but lately she has become very picky: she even announced that to me with a certain pride in […]

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Women Need Chocolate

I have heard this many times, even my Mother says so. Chocolate seems to soothe so many cravings and the sense of comfort a bite of this confection brings can also lead to our unraveling. Many studies have been conducted affirming the benefits of munching chocolate for females. Among them are: Decreases the risk of […]

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naughty masala

What can I say? I am no saint and when I came across this video, there was a strong desire to share it. A robust relationship between food and sex exists. It is something that cannot be denied.  What does sex have in common with food? Stimulation makes the juices flow, just in different parts […]

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