Photo of farro salad illustrates blog: "What Is Farro?"

What Is Farro?

Another delicious gift from the Mediterranean tradition, farro is a whole grain you should definitely consider adding to your diet. Keep reading to take a closer look at its history and nutrition profile.  What Is Farro? Farro is a type of wheat with a nutty flavor and a chewy consistency once cooked. There are three…

Image of spices illustrates blog "Today we pay homage to paprika, one of the world’s most iconic spices. Keep reading to learn more about this distinguished member of your spice cabinet."

Where Does Paprika Come From?

Today we pay homage to paprika, one of the world’s most iconic spices. Keep reading to learn more about this distinguished member of your spice cabinet. Where Does Paprika Come From? While the cuisines of Mexico and India are famous for their spiciness, Paprika comes from an altogether different continent. This bright red powder hails…

Image of curry powder illustrates blog: Curry: Everything You Need to Know

Curry: Everything You Need to Know

When it comes to global foods, few dishes are able to hold a candle to curry. From its composition and ancient origins to some preservation tricks, here’s everything you need to know about this fascinating dish. What Is Curry? “Curry” is actually a catch-all term that refers to a variety of dishes made with different…

Are onions good for you?

Are Onions Good for You?

Not only are onions a savory addition to many dishes, but they are also packed with essential nutrients. From the vitamins they contain to the antioxidants they provide, here’s why onions are good for you. Onions Are Rich in Antioxidants Onions are high in antioxidants, substances that combat the action of free radicals, which are…

How to Cook Brussels Sprouts?

How to Cook Brussels Sprouts?

Brussels sprouts are a savory and healthy addition to your diet. But how to prepare them? Here are some of the best ways to cook Brussels sprouts. How to Cook Brussels Sprouts Brussels sprouts are a seasonal vegetable easily identifiable because it resembles a miniature cabbage. In addition to their fun appearance, Brussels sprouts also…

Chicken Cacciatore: Everything You Need to Know

Chicken Cacciatore: Everything You Need to Know

Chicken cacciatore is a traditional Italian dish guaranteed to bring some countryside warmth to your plate. From its history to the authentic Italian recipe, here’s everything you need to know about chicken cacciatore. What Is Chicken Cacciatore? Chicken cacciatore (or pollo alla cacciatora, in Italian) is a traditional Italian chicken stew made with tomatoes, onion,…

Are cucumbers fruits?

Are cucumbers fruits?

Cucumbers are fresh, healthy, and a welcome addition to almost any dish. But are cucumber fruits or vegetables? Today we take on this question, one of the most commonly asked about cucumbers! Are cucumber fruits? Yes, cucumbers are fruits. If this comes as a surprise, check our previous post: What is the difference between fruits…