Category: Food

Tips On Cooking Sea Bass

Plain and simple What could be more simple served fish and chip shop style. One of the small farmed fish will be ideal. Scaled, cleaned, and pin boned a pair of the fillets will make a great ‘Posh Nosh’ fish and chip meal at a very reasonable price. Make your own simple batter with plain …

Dumplings

Dumplings are an ancient food. Historians believe that cavemen actually prepared some version. (Perhaps ground up dinosaur formed into a ball and dropped into boiling water, once they figured out how to create fire.) Filled dumplings probably developed centuries later, known as iiaozi, most likely about 2,000 years ago. Credit for their creation is given …

Boseong Spring Green Tea

One of the most notable examples is the spring green tea, since all agree that it is a quite peculiar variety for its flavor and aroma. It is a tea that is collected in the Boseong region and that has as a particularity that of being selected by hand and resulting in a high grade …

Find Fresh Fish

Catch your own Fish. Now this is not as bizarre as it might sound. What can be fresher than live seafood on the end of the hook or in your net? Well virtually nothing. Fishing is one of the most popular hobbies and comes in various forms, all in the fresh open air. It is …

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 …

Hamdog

The story made me think about other incongruous food combinations. Salads used to be simply lettuce with salad dressing. Over time, other raw vegetables made their way into salads. Now, people commonly put meat in their salad. Thus, we have tuna salad, chicken salad, fish salad, and we also have fruit salad. But “hamdog” seems …