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Burrata - Italian Cheese That Literally Melts In Your MouthBurrata - Italian Cheese That Literally Melts In Your MouthBurrata is a fresh Italian cheese that originates from southern Italy. It was first made in the early 1920s in the Andria area at the Bianchini family farm. It is no coincidence that it is named this way, because Burrata in Italian means butter. It is
Severe Appetite - Here`s How to Handle itSevere Appetite - Here`s How to Handle it
26 May
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Having a constant severe appetite can be exceptionally unhealthy. It can lead to numerous negative consequences, such as weight gain and the inability to lose the extra weight.
Where to Spend New Year's Eve if you'd Like to Indulge with FoodWhere to Spend New Year's Eve if you'd Like to Indulge with Food
29 Dec.
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Choosing where to spend New Year's Eve is a key factor in determining how good of a time we'll have in celebrating it. And while fun and loud parties are a must for some, it is the food on the table that's crucial to others.
Curious Facts about Wasabi you May Not KnowCurious Facts about Wasabi you May Not Know
03 Nov.
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Wasabi paste loses its flavor very quickly. There's a danger of it losing its taste qualities if left uncovered even for just 15 min. As such, it needs to be consumed right away.
The Breakfast of Champions: The Top Consumed Porridges WorldwideThe Breakfast of Champions: The Top Consumed Porridges Worldwide
02 Nov.
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The favorite breakfast dish in the southern part of India and Sri Lanka is upma porridge, which is made from dried, toasted semolina, traditionally sauteed in melted butter with toasted mustard seeds and seasoned with curry, turmeric and fried onions.
Today is World Vegan DayToday is World Vegan Day
01 Nov.
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Today we celebrate World Vegan Day. Vegans are much stricter than vegetarians in their beliefs and even refuse to use any products that have any indirect link to animals.
Why is the Pumpkin the Primary Symbol of Halloween?Why is the Pumpkin the Primary Symbol of Halloween?
31 Oct.
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In its modern form, Halloween is a blend of Celtic New Year's customs, the Roman veneration of Pomona, the goddess of fruits, and the Christian All Saints' Day.
A Lesser Known Citrus Fruit: YuzuA Lesser Known Citrus Fruit: Yuzu
13 Oct.
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Yuzu is a Japanese citrus fruit about the size of a mandarin, with quite a sour taste. Yuzu is the most popular of all citrus fruits in Japan.
The 10 Strangest Superstitions Related to FoodThe 10 Strangest Superstitions Related to Food
12 Oct.
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Eggs - they are the symbol of fertility. As such, it is common practice for farmers to break an egg in the middle of their field with the belief that this will bring in a rich yearly harvest.
Clever Uses of Egg ShellsClever Uses of Egg Shells
14 Sept.
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Egg shells can be beneficial for your garden plants. Because they are so rich in calcium and minerals, they can nourish your plants - all you have to do is crumble them and add them to the soil.