Archive for the ‘About Eating’ Category

Guide to Salami

Salami isn’t just found in downtown delis and big city supermarkets. Its appeal is such that it even gets mentions in ski magazines and can be enjoyed at ski resorts, served with black bread and fondue. Consumed worldwide, salami – or Salame, or Kielbasa – is best known to Americans as “Italian Salami”. Developed centuries […]

Fun Facts about Peanut Butter and Jelly

Americans have been enjoying peanut butter sandwiches since the late 1880’s when physician Ambrose Straub first started to grind peanuts into a paste for his geriatric patients who had trouble chewing solid foods.  The ground peanut sandwiches tasted delicious and it didn’t take long for Americans to add something sweet.  And voila!  Peanut butter and […]

Have you got a Recipe for Spaghetti Bolognaise

I am sure that everyone has their own special way of cooking the good old favourite Spaghetti Bolognaise. The Bolognaise sauce in this famous Italian dish originated in Bologna in Northern Italy, and there it is known as ‘ragu alla Bolognese’, which although sounding very smart really means only “meat sauce as it is made […]

Haveyou got a Recipe for Baked Cod

Baked cod is a lovely healthy food, but if not cooked well can be very dry. If you are looking for a really tasty and unusual baked cod recipe, and one that ensures really moist fish, this Greek styled recipe is perfect; it is a complete meal in itself and the method of cooking where […]

Guide to the best Italian Cheese

Being raised in Italy as a child, with time, I have learned to appreciate the varieties of cheeses this country has to offer. The different regions and different recipes have hosted for years different flavors and textures that will surely delight the occasional tourist or the finest connoisseur. Just as wine, cheese has grown increasingly […]

Guide to Traditional Polish Desserts and Pastries

Dessert does not normally follow most Polish meals. A dessert course is normally only provided during holidays and special occasions. This is not to say that sweets are not commonly eaten by Polish people. The main course during meals may often be sweet, as in pierogi (dumplings) filled with cherries or blueberries and served with […]

Guide to Traditional German Desserts and Pastries

Her name was Gertrude Schele, but we called her Tutti. She was about 49 years old in those days, still a spinster, and ran a small baking business from her home, creating scrumptious cakes, pastries, and other sweets in her antiquated kitchen equipped with an old fashioned wood stove and a tiny European-made gas range/oven […]

Grilling a Steak

The true test of cooking genius lies in the grilling of a flavorful steak. Hamburgers, hot dogs, even pork chops don’t require true grilling artistry. Slapping a steak on a grill for 5 to 10 minutes doesn’t make the chef. It ruins the steak. The art of cooking a steak lies in preparation and vigilance. […]

Foods for Reducing Stress

We live in a stressful world and it is hard to keep some circumstances under control. We know that a well balanced diet and exercise can help us to reduce our stress level. It is often a matter of changing your lifestyle and limiting foods which increases the stress hormones and adrenaline, for example caffeine, […]

Have you got a Recipe for Salmon Stuffed Bell Peppers

If you are looking for a tasty and different light lunch recipe try this lovely recipe for salmon stuffed bell peppers. This is a very easy recipe and tastes delicious.  It is low in fats, carbohydrates and calories and high in protein, and as it has salmon in the recipe, it is an excellent source […]