Who Invented Yogurt?

Who Invented Yogurt?

Today we take a closer look at the history of yogurt. In addition to being a delicious source of nutrients, this dairy product is also a mine of interesting facts. Keep reading to learn more. What Is Yogurt? Yogurt, also spelled “yoghurt” or “yoghourt,” is a dairy product made from cultured milk with live bacteria.…

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Furikake: Everything You Need to Know

Japanese cuisine is an endless source of amazing flavors and interesting stories. One of the best examples is furikake, a flavorful condiment that adds a new dimension to many Japanese dishes. What Is Furikake? Furikake is a Japanese seasoning made of dried fish flakes, seaweed, sesame seeds, and other dried ingredients. The Japanese sprinkle this…

Photo of piments d'Espelette put out to dry outside a house.

What Is Piment d’Espelette?

While most people associate French cuisine with subtle flavors, this famed culinary tradition also has a spicy side. Read on to learn more about piment d’Espelette, the pepper that sets French cuisine on fire. What Is Piment d’Espelette? The piment d’Espelette is a pepper typical of the cuisine of the Basque country, in Southern France.…

What Is Fennel?

What Is Fennel?

Today we learn more about fennel, a white-green plant that can turn any dish into a feast of fragrances and flavors that will delight you as well as your family and guests. What Is Fennel? Fennel is a flavorful plant native to Southern Europe and Asia Minor and cultivated in temperate regions all over the…

Risotto is one of the signature dishes of Italian cuisine.

What Is Risotto?

Today we take a closer look at risotto, one of the signature dishes of Italian cuisine. Keep reading to learn more, from the origins of risotto to some tips to prepare your own! What Is Risotto? There are many types of risotto. Saffron risotto is the most iconic variation, but you have also risotto alla…

The Nutrition Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

The Nutrition Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are starchy vegetables consumed worldwide. They are delicious, easy to prepare, and also offer many health benefits. Without further ado, here are the nutrition benefits of sweet potatoes. Sweet Potatoes Pack a Lot of Nutrients In addition to being delicious, this vegetable is also rich in nutrients. For example, one cup (238 g.)…