Tagged: food

The ABCs of IBS

Everyone gets an upset stomach on occasion—from, say, overindulg­ing in greasy burgers, fatty fries, pizza, or Alfredo-topped pasta. But an estimated 10 to 15 percent of adults in the U.S. suffer from chronic tummy...

Is sugar ruining our health?

More than one-third of American adults are now classified as obese, meaning they have a body mass index of greater than 30—and putting them at increased risk for numerous health problems, including stroke, many...

10 must-try food in Tokyo

< The meat-eating culture of Japan at the beginning of Westernization In March 1854, the Tokugawa Shogunate concluded The Treaty of Peace and Amity between the United States and the Empire of Japan followed...

About tofu

Tofu, or bean curd, is a popular food derived from soya. It is made by curdling fresh soya milk, pressing it into a solid block and then cooling it – in much the same...

How to cook like a Viking

The Viking Age was not a time in which to worry about the fat content of food. The Vikings needed all the energy that they could get in the form of fat. Meat, fish,...

The story of Lucali

Prior to opening Lucali in 2006, Mark Iacono had never dreamt of being a cook. Today, he operates one of the best pizzerias not only in New York City, but the entire world. In...

Nutella: The miracle of WW2

On April 20 1964 the first jar of Nutella came out from the Ferrero factory in Alba. Its origins, however, date back to the 1940s and before. At least from the 1920s the Ferreros...

How your digestive system works

Across the planet, humans eat on average between 1 and 2.7 kilograms of food a day, and every last scrap makes its way through the digestive system. Comprised of ten organs covering nine meters,...

How to make sourdough bread

Bread is older than metal; even before the bronze age, our ancestors were eating and baking flat breads. There is evidence of neolithic grinding stones used to process grains, probably to make a flat bread;...