Month: February 2012
Diverticula are small marble-sized ‘pouches’ that appear in different spots in the lining of the large intestine. When these diverticula get inflamed and infected, the condition is called diverticulitis, and it is very painful. The chronic condition called diverticulosis is now a common phenomenon in the West, where about 50% of people older than 60 […]
Here we continue our gastronomic tour of Morocco…. 6. Camel Burger OK, I’ll admit that our menu at Café Clock, Camel Burger and cheesecake, was probably not typically Moroccan! Still, it was absolutely delicious and it would have been a shame to miss the opportunity to taste camel meat!
We do not all have the same likes and … dislikes. But all of us do have about 4000 taste sensory receptors, 75% of which are located on the dorsal surface of the tongue, the remainder being distributed along the palate, pharynx and upper esophagus.
On Thursday, 16 February, we were invited to participate – as partner-exhibitor – in the “Stair Climbing Challenge” proposed by CGI to all its employees in Montreal. The challenge was to walk up the 25 floors of the ECP (E-Commerce Place), where CGI is the main tenant. This annual initiative aims to promote a healthy […]
Heart & Stroke Foundation needs you to reach before the end of February its goal of one million actions to make death wait. The SOSCuisine community being 250,000 strong, if each one of us takes one minute to take action, this goal can be reached quicker and even exceeded. To give you one more reason […]
We all know that Calcium is essential for healthy bones. But did you know that it needs an ally to be absorbed by our body? This is but one of the roles of Vitamin D. In addition to preventing osteoporosis and slow down its progression, Vitamin D also appears useful in preventing certain cancers. It […]
Those of you who’ve visited (or are planning to visit) Morocco probably did so for the architecture, the beaches, the desert or even the absolutely amazing landscapes there. In fact, few of us consider Morocco to be a destination for gastronomic tourism. However, Moroccan cuisine, a rich fusion of Berber, Arabic and Andalusian cuisines, is […]
Eight of us from the University of Gastronomic Sciences (UNISG) set off to learn about Moroccan food culture from 9 to 20 November last year. During this training in Morocco, local homestay arrangements were made for us. What I can conclude from this experience is that Moroccan hospitality is splendid.
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