Month: July 2019

Mystery of Truffles

Truffles are a type of underground fruit resembling a mushroom that develops from the roots of trees. Black truffles (Tuber magnatum) are found next to oak trees and yes, the old stories of dogs and hogs rooting up the ground to find the precious black diamonds is true. Hunters have to be very cautious of …

Herbal Soups

Part of an overall healthy diet in China is that nothing is eliminated, so an expansion of the palate is necessary. Sweet, sour, bitter, savory, spicy, pungent and bland are all needed for total body health so expand your horizons and stop being picky if you want to be healthy. Forget what you have learned …

Finding Good Buffalo Meat

After a little bit of searching online, I found a few good sites that sell Buffalo meat, but I’m looking for a healthier alternative… buffalo or bison meat with NO chemicals, nitrates, or MSG. There’s a few based in Jackson, ID. Along with providing organic buffalo meat for sale, they also have fresh elk and …

Fresh Bass

Most forms of wild fish have up to 12 days shelf life if kept in ideal conditions. These conditions being that the fish is thoroughly cleaned as soon as caught, also scaled and having the fins and gills removed. The reason for the thorough cleaning is to prevent enzyme action, both in the gut of …

Piping Hot Tibetan

Being in Delhi the chances of sampling Tibetan food is definitely much higher than any other part of the country; a few years ago you’d go mad trying to look for momos in Mumbai! Essentially a spicy noodle soup with vegetables and meat, Thukpa was traditionally served at dinner but over the years has become …

Basics Tips To Smoke Turkey

Most of us are used to smoke pork, beef, and fish, but turkey? Yes, you can smoke a turkey right at your own backyard. Here’s a simple tip on how to smoke a turkey. Preparation Choose a fresh turkey rather than those frozen ones. Opt for the smaller ones, not more than 12 lbs. Smoking …