Purple rice, or Heukmi Bap, is a Korean delicacy.

What is Purple Rice?

You may know already about brown rice and black rice, but what about purple rice? The most obvious characteristic of this Korean delicacy is a pleasant iridescent color, the result of mixing Korean white rice and black rice. Koreans themselves call this dish heukmi bap (흑미밥), or “Black rice.” A Matter of Personal Taste Korean…

Basmati is often called "the prince of rice"

Basmati, The Prince of Rice

You may have seen basmati rice mentioned in magazines and websites. This type of rice is touted by its taste and health benefits, and is so popular that some call it “the prince of rice”. However, not everyone knows the essential facts about basmati rice. Keep reading to learn more about basmati, its origins, and…

How tomatoes conquered the world.

How Tomatoes Conquered the World

Food as we understand it wouldn’t be the same without tomatoes. For example, without ketchup and tomato, hamburgers are not as tasty; salads just need tomatoes to add excitement and flavor; and entire culinary traditions like those of Italy and Mexico owe many of their distinctive characteristics to the way they use tomato. And yet,…

Turkey is consumed all over the world thanks to its versatility.

The Health Benefits of Turkey

Turkey is a native bird of North America whose meat is appreciated all over the world for its taste and its nutritional content. Rich in Proteins and B Vitamins In fact, the meat of this bird is a great source of protein. Two thick slices of turkey (about 84 grams) contain 24 grams of protein.…