History of Sacher Torte

Chocolate cakes, albeit merely a chocolate-flavored cake, are not made equal.  Even the Vienne..

The History of Red Velvet Cupcakes

When we have a cupcake (and eat it too), we don't normally mind how that particular sweet came ..

“More than 60 Recipes for Delicious Homemade Pizza” Review

This recipe book will turn any home kitchen into the finest pizzeria in town. Why? Because five..

Bacon and Rosemary Roasted Chicken

I was not planning to post this recipe but after biting into this succulent and tasty morsel,..

Sotanghon: A Filipino Dish

As far back as I can remember, there are only two dishes that would be perfect for a cold, rain..

Review: Handpresso HPWILD Wild 16-Bar Hand-Pump Portable Espresso Machine

Not only you can take your espresso to go, you can now take it anywhere.  For serious coffee d..

Does Anyone Want Lasagna Cupcakes?

Food is an ever-evolving art and science. It is said that change is good, that it can help mak..

Problems with Drinking Water? Let Bobble Bottle Help

These days, you should be aware of the damaging effects of garbage to the environment. Doing yo..

Ever Heard of Meat Water?

For those of us in search of a refreshing, and filling, drink, then this might catch your atten..

Kitchen Review: Cuisinart CPC-600 Pressure Cooker

To take the pressure off the kitchen, make sure to have a functional pressure cooker handy. Cui..

Kitchen Review: Swissmar Borner V-1001 V-Slicer Plus Mandoline 6 Piece Set

You probably think that having a mandoline is an unnecessary if you have a sharp knife, right?..

Jams from around the world

Whether you would rather have some jelly with your peanut butter or some marmalade on your butt..

New Film Exposes Cold-Blooded Cruelty on Factory Farms

The International Monetary Fund, an organization that oversees the global financial system, has..

From farm to table to closet: a new line in leatherware

Many of us avoid thinking of what really happens to the meat source we are devouring on our pla..

Bibingka: A Filipino Delight

For many Filipinos, eating bibingka is part of culture as well as self-indulgence. Whether it'..

How the California roll came about

The Japanese may have an interesting twist on Western culture, but the humble California roll w..

Junk Food Makes Kids Stupid

Just when we think obesity is the biggest problem that confronts kids today, along comes a rese..

Recipe of the Day: Figs with Walnuts and Brie Cheese

The sweet, luscious and juicy flesh of a fig makes it one of the most erotic fruits during the ..

Can More Sea Cucumbers be Sold?

If things go the way it is, then this might actually become a reality. Not in the sense that mo..

Interview with Chef Don Dickman

Chef Don Dickman is the master of the kitchen at Barbrix Wine Bar where he specializes in smal..

The Art of Cooking Filipino Lumpia

Lumpia is a Filipino dish that is known for its versatility, as well as its appropriateness for..

Researchers Predict $160 Big Macs and Shift to Insect Burgers

Head researcher Arnold Van Huis told a disbelieving audience at Wageningen University in the Ne..

Recipe of the Day: Avocado Salsa

Did you know that the Aztecs called the avocado tree a "testicle tree?  This is because the fr..

The Magic of Egyptian Cuisine

Egyptian cuisine can be a fascinating adventure. It's a mix and match of flavors and colors tha..

Recipe of the Day: Couscous with Pine Nuts, Golden Raisins and Green Onions

With its distinctive nutty flavor, pine nuts can introduce an earthy taste to any dish.  Pine ..

Recipe of the Day: Rosemary Focaccia with Olives

Although rosemary seems like an innocent, sweet aromatic plant, it has been noted for centuries..

Ukoy: A Filipino Classic Snack

For those who are not familiar, ukoy is a native Filipino shrimp dish that is known for its fla..

Interview with Chef Ray Vasquez

Chef Ray Vasquez is the Executive Chef at Pop Champagne and Dessert Bar. Chef Vasquez is the pe..

The Cast Iron Season

One of the best cooking implements that any serious (or semi-serious) chef would love to use is..

Recipe of the Day: Baked Oysters with Garlic

Recipe of the Day: Baked Oysters with Garlic For centuries, the slimy, fishy and odd-looking o..

All About Oysters

What do we know about oysters? It is said that the famous lover Casanova would eat oysters for..

Interview with Dane Low

Cactus Club Cafe is one of Canada's best known casual dining restaurants. It is constantly awa..

Interview with Steve Green

Steve's Deli in Chicago is beloved for it's corned beef sandwiches, creamed herring and sable f..

The Evolution of Savory Jellos

Unbeknownst to many, jello was initially enjoyed as a savory fare and not as a dessert.  These..

Recipe of the Day: Black Bean Burgers

A burger may be the least romantic dish to serve up on Valentine's Day, but a bite of this vege..

The Many Faces of Adobo

Unlike pizza, pasta and other dishes with multiple variations, the well-loved Filipino fare, th..

Interview with Chef Matt Gordon

Matt Gordon and Scott Watkins are the founding partners of Urban Solace Restaurant. The opening..

The Wonders of Koshary

Being meatless doesn't have t be tasteless or lifeless. It's all about being creative and using..

The Art (And Science) of Being Meatless

These days, there's a question that has constantly bothered many people: to be or not to be mea..

Old World Brine: Pickling New York

Who would have thought that New York is "pickled"in pickle history?  As the nation celebrates ..

Recipe of the Day: Artichoke Blue Cheese Bisque

The thistle-looking, thorny artichoke had quite a reputation around the Mediterranean during an..

Recipe of the Day: Honey Glazed Salmon

Known as the nectar of Aphrodite, honey's reputation as an aphrodisiac also comes with its sens..

GM Alfalfa Approved – It’s Criminal, Evil, and Unacceptable

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced his decision to authorize the unrestricted comm..

Molecular Starter Kit: Is It For Real?

Think like being Heston Blumenthal and Wylie Dufresne at home. Yes, you can also be like them ..

Recipe of the Day: Glazed Strawberry Pie

Because strawberries look like miniature, rounded hearts, this sweet fruit is recognized as an ..

Recipe of the Day: Concord Grape Jam

Grapes have romantic connotations because wines originate from this juicy, round fruit.  Nonet..

Recipe of the Day: Basil Arugula Pesto

Basil leaves are one of the most popular herbs with its mildly sweet, anise-like flavor.  Most..

Recipe of the Day: Almond Mocha Coffee

Coffee is one of the most comforting warm drinks that is perfect to start day with.  You can a..

Interview with Stanton Coville of N9NE Steakhouse

The N9NE Steakhouse is known to its regulars for the amazing lobster mashed potatoes and Kobe b..

Top Ten Sustainable Fish Recipes

We all know that fish is good for our health. Whether it's grilled, boiled, or served raw, we a..