10 Fruit Hybrids Worth Recognising

Do you know your Pluot from your Plumcot and your Oroblanco from your Tangelo?

Over the past few decades, botanists, horticulturalists, and biologists have all had their hand in crossing fruit varieties looking [Read more…]

Buddha Shaped Pears

Last year we brought you the news of a strange advertising campaign from a Brazilian agency to take fruits and force them to grow in the shape of their client’s juice packets. [Read more…]

Here’s a Recipe for Leftover Christmas Fruits and Nuts

If you’re sat looking at a huge bowls of dried fruits and nuts leftover from Christmas, unsure exactly what to do with the contents, take a look at this recipe from Strawberry Plum. [Read more…]

Playing with Fire

Put your palate on burn notice, the charevolution is here.

In the kitchen, you fear the burn. It’s the pitch-black mark of care- lessness, branding the cook’s pride with an “F” for fail. But today a new crop of chefs no longer avoid the burn, they invite it—skillfully scorching up meats, fruits, vegetables, cheeses and breads. [Read more…]

Watermelon Salad with Feta and Mint

Jacques Pépin’s friends Faith Middleton (host of NPR’s The Food Schmooze) and veteran publicist Fern Berman once brought a watermelon salad to one of his boules parties. [Read more…]

Molecular Gastronomy – Raspberry ravioles

Molecular Gastronomy – Raspberry ravioles recipe. Watch the video and enjoy… :))) [Read more…]

Health Benefits of Vegetarianism

A vegetarian diet provides a variety of proven health benefits. Vegetarians have significantly reduced rates of obesity, coronary heart disease, hypertension, type II diabetes, diet-related cancers, diverticular disease, constipation and gall stones. [Read more…]