Tagged: sugar

Estonian Kringel recipe

Kringle is a Scandinavian pastry, a Nordic variety of pretzel. Pretzels were introduced by Roman Catholic monks in the 13th century in Denmark, and from there they spread throughout Scandinavia and evolved into several kinds...

The legend of panettone

A slice of panettone and a flute of champagne (or prosecco)… there is no more Italian way to wish a happy holiday season. It’s a ritual in many homes where panettone is a welcomed...

Ketogenic diets: beyond the hype

Despite the recent hype, very low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet isn’t a new kind of diet. Ketogenic diets have been used for years as a medically prescribed treatment for difficult cases of epilepsy, especially in children....

Japanese souffle cheesecake recipe

Ingredients: 200 g cream cheese 2 egg yolks 15 g sugar 12 g cake flour 150 ml milk 30 g unsalted butter 1/3 lemon zest 1/3 lemon juice 2 egg white 45 g sugar...

Gourmet Oreos recipe

What makes the oreo the king of the cookie? Claire from Bon Appétit attempts to find out as she makes a gourmet version of the greatest sandwich cookie of all time.

Energy drinks: power or poison?

There are dozens of so-called “energy drinks” on the market today. They promise to be magic elixirs that will keep you awake, give you superpowers, etc., but what are they really, and how (or...

Some calories more harmful than others

While calories from any food have the potential to increase the risk of obesity and other cardiometabolic diseases, 22 nutrition researchers agree that sugar-sweetened beverages play a unique role in chronic health problems. The...

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...