Tagged: food

Ship’s bisket recipe

Throughout history, bread has been a vital staple of life. Archaeological evidence suggests that pre-Neolithic cultures baked very simple flat bread on hot stones and sourdough breads have been made for millennia. First century...

Mozzarella sticks and dips recipe

To make delicious mozzarella sticks, acquire a brick of mozzarella cheese. Cut it into sticks 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick, roll each stick in flour, then egg, then bread crumbs, then egg, then breadcrumbs....

Pemmican: the ultimate survival food

Packed with calories and nutrition and able to be packed and stored for long periods, pemmican is often called the ultimate survival food. Created by Native Americans and adopted by European explorers of the...

The sweet spot for fruits and vegetables

When it comes to fruits and vegetables, 10 servings a day is the best target to aim for, according to a large meta-analysis and sys­tematic review published in February 2017 in the International Journal of Epidemiology—though less...

Not your usual milks

You may think you’re fairly trendy if you drink goat milk instead of cow’s milk, or non-dairy milk such as soy, almond, cashew, hemp, or coconut milk. But there are other even more unusual...

Sushi for cats recipe

Ingredients: Sea bream Chicken breast Sashimi tuna Broad beans (or edamame) Japanese mustard spinach Bonito broth Corn starch water The history of sushi As with many ancient foods, the history of sushi is surrounded...

Breeding the world’s hottest pepper

In the competitive world of hot pepper breeding, one man is smoking the competition. Meet “Smokin’” Ed Currie. He’s the man behind the world’s hottest pepper—the “Carolina Reaper.” For the past three decades, Currie...

Do spicy foods cause ulcers?

Years ago it was accepted as fact that spicy foods were the culprits behind many peptic ulcers. Doctors’ advice was to avoid curries, salsas, hot peppers, and anything else that “burned,” the theory being that...

The mystery of Yuka Kinoshita

Yuka Kinoshita (1985) is a Japanese YouTuber and competitive eater. She started an eating-focused YouTube channel in 2014, five years after her debut in Japanese competitive eating competitions. Kinoshita uploads daily videos in which she...