Why You Should Crack an Egg Into Your Coffee Grounds – Eater

I remember watching my grandmother make us egg coffee when we’d visit her summertime cabin home on the orange-tinged shores of Lake Esquagama, Minnesota. She’d crack an egg into...

Vanilla bean shortage in Madagascar drives up prices in U.S. – CBS News

Vanilla bean prices have soared because of a shortage in Madagascar. The island country has more than three-quarters of the world’s vanilla fields. The ingredient is used in plenty of...

La Maison des Bois – Marc Veyrat – Restaurant

How to define the cuisine of Marc VEYRAT? It is primarily wild with its botanical, mineral and pastoral picking, sublimated by its gardens and farm animals and technically imprinted with modernism and extreme creativity. To cook better, we must love others, like...

100 Foods To Try Before You Die

Originally grown in the Greater Antilles and the West Indies, star apple can now be found in the lowlands of Central America and also in Southeast Asia. The flesh...

HERE to THERE and In Between – Week 1 – India

Dad had the first week of cooking of the year - China.  We talked a little bit about it while he was preparing, and we decided that we definitely...

COOK THE WORLD – CHINA – HOT and SOUR SOUP

INGREDIENTS Nutrition 2 quarts chicken stock 2 ounces dried mushrooms 1 inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and grated 1 tablespoon red chili paste 1⁄2 cup canned bamboo shoot 1⁄2 cup canned water chestnut, chopped 1⁄2 lb...

Starbucks and McDonalds NextGen Cup Challenge

This is GOOD News for the environment, recycling and our oceans. When it comes to the cup that coffee comes in, they’re now on the same team. McDonald’s and Starbucks...

Why the end of the world’s most popular coffee could be nigh

Unfortunately for the coffee world, arabica is also genetically predisposed for extinction. Cultivated arabica plants have a genetic diversity of just 1.2%, compared with more than 20% for crops...

COOK the WORLD Week 13 – Turkey – KAYMAKLI KAYISI TATLISI

DELICIOUS APRICOTS STUFFED WITH CREAM/KAYMAKLI KAYISI TATLISI This recipe is simplicity itself: the only thing to remember is to soak the apricots overnight and then the next day, to reserve...

Canada’s history in cuisines

It's no coincidence that tourtière is often first on a list of Canadian foods. It's a dish that, in many ways, uniquely symbolizes the history and mythology of Quebec...