Tag: World Cuisine
Natto, Japanese Superfood
Nattō is a traditional Japanese fermented food based on soybeans that are fermented after seeding the bacterium Bacillus subtilis natto. When the grains are stretched, they become linked together by amazing caramel-colored threads, like that of processed cheese. This slimy appearance as well as its strong fermented-ammonia smell make it unappetising for uninitiated foreigners. In […]
TOP 10 Scrumptious American Recipes
The first thing that comes to mind when you think of “American cuisine” are classics like burgers, hot dogs, fried chicken, and pancakes. However American cuisine is quite diverse, having being influenced by the influx of immigrants from many different nations and the variety of climate and soils. On July 4, Independence Day in the […]
Top 10 Irish Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day
March 17th is St. Patrick’s Day, time to celebrate Ireland and its culture! Whether you are the type to wear green clothes and shamrock accessories or the type to relax with a pint of cider or ale, this is your chance to experience warm Irish cuisine. Here you will find our ten best Irish recipes, […]
Nutrition Month 2021
Every year in Canada, March is Nutrition Month. This year, the theme chosen by dietitians is Good for you!
TOP 10: Kosher Recipes
Kosher foods, that is, foods that are “suitable” or “clean” are those that conform to the Jewish dietary regulations of kashrut. They are often very complicated, primarily referring to foods of animal origin that are allowed as long as the animal has been killed according to a particular ritual. Certain products of vegetal origin, such […]
Discover the Flavours of Costa Rica!
If I were to say to you: Gallo Pinto or Casado, does anything ring a bell? These are delicious recipes typically found in Costa Rica. What a pleasure it is to discover the dishes and flavours of a country you are visiting! Today I am delighted to share with you my main discoveries in Costa […]
TOP 10: Sunny Caribbean Recipes
Towards the end of February, even though hot chocolate, homemade soups and any kind of comfort food never taste better, winter can take a lot of you. That’s why so many Northerners escape to the Caribbean to wiggle their toes in the sand. For all the others that cannot travel south, we have put together […]
How to Choose Your Soy Sauce
A condiment originating from China, where it has been known for over 2000 years now, soy sauce was first introduced in Japan in the seventh century by Buddhist monks. It is traditionally made from a mixture of soybeans and wheat, to which yeast or mold is added, and then allowed to ferment until one achieves […]
Speck, the Prosciutto from Tyrol
Have you ever tasted “speck”, the smoked ham which is a typical delicacy from the South Tyrol region in the north-east of Italy, near the border with Austria?
TOP 10 Yummy Recipes from the Middle East
Middle Eastern cuisine is rich in aromas and flavours. To help you discover it, here are 10 simple and tasty recipes from the Middle East to try!
TOP 5 Delicious Belgian Recipes to Discover
If I tell you “chocolate, waffle, fries and beer”, which country’s cuisine do you think of? Belgium, of course! Belgian cuisine is influenced by that of its neighboring countries: Germany, France and the Netherlands. It is often said that its dishes are as generous as the German ones and as sophisticated as the French ones. […]
The French Gourmet Meal is Recognized by UNESCO
French gastronomy means more than just a great meal. It is a social and cultural practice that celebrates the important moments of life. In 2010, it was officially inscribed on the list of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity.