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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…

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…

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…

What is pad see ew?

What Is Pad See Ew?

The popularity of Thai food has been growing steadily over the last couple of decades, with Pad See Ew as one of its signature dishes. Keep reading to learn more about this Thai street food favorite that has risen to global stardom. What Is Pad See Ew? Pad See Ew is a Thai dish made…

Are potatoes good for you?

Are Potatoes Good for You?

Potatoes get a bad rap due to their association with unhealthy snacks. After all, French fries are almost synonymous with junk food. However, this vegetable is much more than an entry on the menu of fast-food restaurants. Some Historical Facts First, a couple of interesting historical facts. Potatoes are native to the Peruvian-Bolivian Andes. The…