Month: November 2014

The calf, chameleon of the kitchen

November 29, 2014 No Comments

Alexandre Grimod of Reynière, French gastronome and author of Almanach des Gourmands at the beginning of the nineteenth century, called veal the “chameleon of the kitchen”. Its flavour varies greatly depending on its method of breeding, age and place of origin. It also varies according to the different types of cuts that make it possible […]

Gifts We’d REALLY Like to Receive!

November 28, 2014 No Comments

Every year, we wish our loved ones good health. This Christmas, why not simply offer it with a SOSCuisine PREMIUM subscription adapted to the nutritional needs of the people you love? With our specialized meal plans, approved by our dietitians, you can provide the benefits of nutrition to the persons you want to spoil by offering […]

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5 signs that you’re running too fast

November 25, 2014 No Comments

• You get tired quickly and find it difficult to complete your run. • You don’t enjoy your workout and you lack motivation. • You feel out of breath and can’t hold a conversation. • You don’t see any improvement and feel like you’ve hit a plateau. • You are an experienced, often injured runner. […]

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My niece Nina receives a European Newspaper Award

November 25, 2014 No Comments

Great News this morning: My niece Nina receives a European Newspaper Award for this beautiful illustration dedicated to Vinitaly, the world-famous wine and spirits trade show. Nina is a professional illustrator. She is the one who created SOSCuisine’s mascot – the foxy family. You can see more illustrations of hers on the website of Studio […]

“Ogilvy en fête”: a festive evening benefiting the CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation

November 24, 2014 No Comments

Ogilvy en fête is a festive evening of shopping and gourmet delights that has been organized for the past five years to raise funds to benefit the CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation*. Around 2,500 people attend this event every year! This time around, SOSCuisine was one of the main sponsors, demonstrating our commitment to the health of […]

Measure properly to cook properly

November 24, 2014 No Comments

If all you ever cook are soups and meats, it doesn’t matter which technique you use to measure your ingredients, because by more or less following the amount suggested for a recipe, you’re almost always likely to get it right. But when it’s time for you to bake, or when you want to avoid mistakes […]

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Chia is chic

November 22, 2014 No Comments

In pre-Columbian times, roasted and ground chia seed formed the basis of the Native American diet along with corn and beans. It was also used as an offering in religious ceremonies, which explains why the Spanish conquerors made it disappear.

TOP 10 spiced (but not necessarily “spicy”) recipes

November 21, 2014 1 Comment

If you think that spiced dishes are always “spicy”, think again! According to the dictionary, a spice is an aromatic herbal substance, whose more or less fragrant or pungent flavour is used to season dishes. Several spices, such as cinnamon, nutmeg, star anise, vanilla are very aromatic, without being “pungent”, while others, such as pepper […]

Our Best DIY Gourmet Gifts

November 18, 2014 No Comments

The best gifts come from the heart… and the kitchen! Thoughtful touches that give the most pleasure aren’t always the most expensive, especially when they are also delicious! So when you have to carry a gift for a party, why not ditch the traditional bottle of wine for a yummy recipe that shows the recipient […]

OMG! Omega-3 from Flax Seed and Flax Seed Oil!

November 15, 2014 No Comments

The cultivation of flax goes back to time immemorial. More than 6,000 years ago in the time of the Pharaohs, Egyptians made fabric from it and ate its seeds for their medicinal properties. With more than 70% of its weight coming from polyunsaturated fatty acids, flax seed oil is hugely popular, especially when you’re looking […]

Top 10 best food movies

November 12, 2014 6 Comments

Passionate about food, gastronomy and cooking, the members of the SOSCuisine team reveal their 10 favourite food movies.

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Are artificial sweeteners linked to diabetes?

November 11, 2014 No Comments

A new study on artificial sweeteners has been published in the scientific journal, Nature. Since its publication, my News Feed has been full of articles encouraging people to give up artificial sweeteners because of this study. As I’ve always disliked knee-jerk reactions to alarmist news, here are some details to help you clearly understand the […]

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