Photo of yellow, orance and red bell peppers illustrate blog:"Which Bell Peppers Are the Sweetest?"

Which Bell Peppers Are the Sweetest?

Bell peppers are a versatile, tasty addition to your diet. If you prefer your bell peppers sweet or if you need to add a sweet touch to your dishes, in today’s blog we explain which bell peppers are the sweetest? Which Bell Peppers Are the Sweetest? Before we delve into the sweetness of the different…

Plate of Salad Niçoise illustrates blog: "Is French Cuisine Mediterranean?"

Is French Food Mediterranean?

When you think of Mediterranean food, the cuisines of Italy and Greece are some of the first examples that come to mind. But is French Food considered Mediterranean? Keep reading to find out. Is French Food Considered Mediterranean? We all know what Mediterranean food is, or at least everyone has at least a vague idea.…

Photo of fork with pasta illustrates blog: "How to Cook Pasta al Dente? "

How to Cook Pasta al Dente? 

Making authentic Italian pasta means cooking your pasta al dente. Keep reading to learn more about this quintessential Italian term and learn how to cook your pasta al dente — just like they do in Italy. What Is Pasta al Dente? “Dente” means “tooth” in Italian. The term “pasta al dente” refers to the sensation…

Plate of quinoa with salmon illustrates blog: "Can You Freeze Quinoa?"

Can You Freeze Quinoa? 

Quinoa packs so many nutrients that it’s often lauded as one of the most popular examples of “superfoods.” But can you freeze quinoa once you cook it? Let’s find out.  How to Freeze Cooked Quinoa Quinoa is an herbaceous annual plant grown mainly for its edible seeds. Over the last few years quinoa has become…

Photo of meat dish with basil on top illustrates blog: "Where Does Basil Come From?"

Where Does Basil Come From?

From Laos to Italy, basil is one of the world’s most popular culinary herbs. But where does it come from?  Keep reading to learn more about basil, from its origins to some ways to use it.  Where Does Basil Come From? Scientists believe that basil (scientific name Ocimum basilicum) originated in India thousands of years…