Himalayan Pink Salt – What is all the hype about?

  During the past few years, Himalayan pink salt has become the talk of the culinary world. We have all been hearing about this amazing salt, from health benefits to superiority in quality and flavour to even the many new kitchenware applications of these salt rocks (the salt griddles, salt plates, salt slabs…etc). So what exactly …

The A to Z of Minced Meat

This post is brought to you by my friends at OBE Organic Halal Beef (Australia)   Did your mother ever tell you that if you want to use minced meat (AKA ground meat), you should mince your own? I know many people (myself included) whose mothers are against buying ready ground meat from supermarkets, and …

The Food Fight of Our Lives: Food For Money, Never Mind Survival!

Christopher Marlowe’s Dr. Faustus proves its universality yet again! Not so long ago, food enthusiasts were debating the importance of organic farming against conventional farming. Whether organic was necessary… the importance of buying more expensive yet less perfect looking produce… whether organic was just another trend the industry was pushing our way as a fashionable …

Breadfruit

Breadfruit is a very commonly used fruit in Creole cuisine of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. The breadfruit trees are known to be generously yielding and are grown abundantly on the islands of the two oceans. In both Mauritius and Seychelles I have seen these trees grown everywhere and in almost every garden. This is …

Eating Dates in Ramadan

  Dates are an inseparable part of Ramadan Nutrition. Most people, as passed through generations, break fast with dates first, then moving on to other food types. Why? Dates taste sweet and really good, but most importantly they are a wholesome food. These fruits are very good for your body and are therefore a good and recommended …

My Favourite Food: Salads

If Salads refer to dishes that are: cold or warm; raw or cooked; vegetables, fruits or both combined; usually dressed and seasoned; can be served as an appetiser, side dish, or main course… then, I don’t know about you but I am buying!! Can you imagine the endless possibilities? The options? The flavour combinations?… This …