Month: July 2009
Today and today only, July 29, Hellmann’s is going to quadruple its donations to Evergreen – giving $1 (instead of $0.25) each time someone tweets or blogs using the term #realfood in their post or tweet.
At the end of May, we were invited to a conference in Toronto with seven other Canadian bloggers. The tie-in between us all is that we all have an interest (whether it be professional or personal) in food, as well as an established online presence.
I just got back from filming one of my appearances on Par-dessus le marché. The crew behind this show definitely deserves some credit. They are an energetic group of people with Martin Drainville as the host – a really smart and funny guy.
Since the radish can be found in most kitchens and family gardens, we assume we know all about it. But, did you know that the radish was one of the first vegetables to be cultivated in Asia, more than 5,000 years ago? Part of the cruciferous family, like broccoli, its significant role in the prevention […]
Answer: Bell or sweet peppers and chili peppers are actually from the same family of plants (same as the tomato, in fact!). They were first discovered by the Western world when Columbus travelled to America. At that time, peppercorns were a very prized condiment, so he called these vegetables “peppers”.