New data out of the European Union (EU) shows that food consumed in that region is still mostly pesticide-free. A monitoring report published by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has found that foods tested primarily contain pesticide residues that fall within the region’s legal limits–more than 97% of them, to be exact. Over half […]
For the US, there is a perfectly good way to answer the question, “Should we be concerned at all about pesticide residues on our conventional food?” There is a publically available, fully transparent, downloadable data-set that provides exactly the information needed to get those answers. Each year, a group in the US Department of Agriculture […]
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As many of you know, a few weeks ago I made a recipe using fennel for the first time. It might sound odd, but it thrilled me to cook with this unfamiliar ingredient and create a new and fun recipe for the blog. Since then, I have been inspired to experiment with other tastes, textures […]
Method: Take a deep cooking saucepan and add 75g of butter. Melt the butter in a low heat flame. Add 1 medium size onion (sliced). Add 1 green chili (chopped). Once they are caramelized well…Add 2 tbsp of yogurt. Mix it well. Add salt as required. Add 1 tsp of all spice powder. Add 1 […]
Ten years ago, I took up running. I’ll never forget my very first attempt. I told myself “I’ll start small”, and I did. I mapped out a route that was less than one mile in distance which would lead me straight to my sisters front door. It would be perfect! I would stop for water […]