Olive Oil: A Weight Loss Blessing

In Sonoma County each year, there’s a special festival called the Blessing of the Olives. That’s how central olive trees and the foods they yield are to the economy and the eating habits of the region. [Read more…]

NoMU – eat. drink. live.

Tracy was a vegetarian when she started the business and because of this, Paul suggested that, as a name for her original plan (which was to start a very unique delicatessen here in Cape Town), she ought to have a title that could communicate some of her personality and her quirks as a foodie. [Read more…]

Koppert Cress Collection: Affilla® Cress

Affilla® Cress has a distinctive and decorative shape allowing it to be used for very creative applications. The flavour is similar to sugar pea. The product is a perfect ingredient for mild dishes. It combines very well with sweet dishes and is suitable for (very short) blanching. [Read more…]

Koppert Cress – Architecture Aromatique

Although the history of Koppert Cress goes back to 1987, the major growth and success were initiated when Rob Baan took over the company in July 2002. Rob not only changed the name of the company to ‘Koppert Cress’, he also had a vision and a drive to do things differently. [Read more…]

A Short History Of Foie Gras

To put it simply, Foie Gras is literally goose or duck liver. The name actually means “fatty liver” in French. Its origins date all the way back to the ancient Egyptians, who noticed their geese would eat large amounts of food during the winter, which resulted in their livers expanding. [Read more…]

Health Benefits of Olive Oil

Olive oil today is synonymous with a healthy diet and modern living. There is a proliferation of scientific research pointing to the benefits of high quality extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) so that even an average consumer today is aware of the incredible health and fitness benefits. [Read more…]

Jamie’s Ministry of Food | Fish Pie

This is a fantastically simple fish pie which doesnt involve poaching the fish or making a tedious white sauce. Loads of good, fragrant veg are added quickly by grating them in. You can use whatever fish you like, making this as luxurious as you want it to be. [Read more…]

Bombay Sapphire with Swarovski crystals

Bacardi is offering travellers at Sydney Airport the chance to buy one of only four Bombay Sapphire bottles hand-decorated with thousands of Swarovski crystals. [Read more…]

Miami Boat Show: Marriott Biscayne Bay Opens Luxury Boater Bar

Sit back and relax this weekend. Attendees at the 2011 Miami International Boat Show can come in for a break and check out the Miami Marriott’s luxury Boater Bar. This pop-up lounge is located on the fifth floor of the hotel and will be opened today through Feb. 21, from noon until sunset. [Read more…]