Tag: World Cuisine
Olive oil has been consumed by Mediterranean people for nearly 5000 years, used as much for their savory dishes as for their sweet dishes. For the past ten years, a craze has developed for this product worldwide, both for its taste and for its health benefits.
The cooler weather has arrived, and with it the desire to make warm and comforting meals. It’s the perfect occasion for friends, or lovers, to gather around a good fondue. Originally, the word “fondue” was used only to designate Swiss cheese fondue. But in the last few years, “fondue” means any meal featuring a pot […]
The 12th October is Spain’s national holiday. Cooking in this country is essentially based on the Mediterranean diet. Which is perfect, since all our meal plans are also founded on this diet. We’ve dug up our top 5 Spanish recipes just for you.
Since 2014, street food trucks are seen everywhere in Montreal during the summer. Entire events are dedicated to them, such as Bouffons MTL during the Just for Laughs Festival or during the First Fridays on the Esplanade at the Olympic Stadium. You can savor dishes from all over the world while making the most of […]
Japan is famous for sushi because it’s so beautiful and delicious. But there’s a lot more to Japanese food. Though the country is compact, the regions vary in both tradition and culinary delights. It has a culinary tradition that somehow manages to bring fashion and family together for amazing traditional dishes that blow you away […]
There is just something delicious and comforting about Indian food. It features slow-cooked, quality ingredients and everything is prepared with care. The country has a rich food culture with dishes inspired by the landscape, by religion, the seasons, and by just about anything else you can think of. To help you take advantage of such […]
Asia is a gorgeous continent with many unique and distinct cultures and each one of those cultures has an absolutely stunning cuisine to go with it. It’s hard to narrow down just one to choose from. So, we’ve put together some of our favourite Asian recipes to send you on a culinary adventure across Asia. […]
When I saw the headlines in the Italian newspapers, I couldn’t believe my eyes: the new mayor of Turin (in the north-west of Italy) has put in place a five-year plan to inform its residents of the benefits of a meat-free diet, in order to save our environment, promote our wellbeing and animal welfare.
For the last few years, superfoods have made headlines in health magazines. After turmeric, acai berries, agave, chia seeds, spirulina, the trend has now shifted to the coconut, mainly for its oil but also its milk and water. You might have heard about its alleged benefits for the treatment of Alzheimer’s, diabetes, gastrointestinal and cardiovascular […]
The Olympic Games in Rio are the perfect opportunity to enjoy the most refreshing of caipirinhas, Brazil’s signature cocktail. The name means “little hillbilly”, because it was apparently created by peasants (caipira refers to “someone from the countryside” in Portuguese). The recipe is simple – four ingredients only – but believe me, making a good […]
There’s a reason why we say “haute-cuisine” and it’s because France led a food revolution, among others. France gave us the 5 mother sauces, braising, sauté, fantastically delicate desserts, and much more. It’s virtually impossible to find a chef today who doesn’t take pride in having these basic techniques and recipes down pat – especially […]