Cod, Herring, Shark, Sheep... Good Viking Food!

Travel Bites
Bringing people up-close to the source of their food is admirably rational, but that rotten fish seemed anything but... In Iceland, food is a challenge, not a meal. Good Viking food!

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Croisement(s) : cuisiner est-il devenu un acte politique? Watch the video

FUN FACT: The traditional way of fermenting shark is to bury it in the ground and then urinating on it before letting it ferment for months. Sounds yummy, right?

7 Dishes You Have to Eat in Iceland - Like in most of Scandinavia, the cuisine is entirely inspired by the ingredients Icelanders have around them, from the free-roaming sheep to the cod, herring, and char that splash around the cold Arctic waters

Weight Management
Why all calories aren't created equal - Firstly, high value low calories can easily be confused with low value empty ones. “You are what you eat and absorb - food is more than just energy - it’s what repairs cells and keeps us nourished,”

Closed-Loop Cocktails, Prairie Cherry & Ikigai

Cocktails of the future
A new wave of sustainably-minded bartenders are turning food waste that would typically end up in the trash into deliciously drinkable cocktails.
Today, as the bar world looks towards a more inventive, and often sustainable future, drink creation is increasingly hinging on the notion of closed-loop cocktails, highlighting responsibly-made spirits and calling on stealth techniques like in-house fermentation and force-carbonation.

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E' possibile trasformare le nostre passioni in un lavoro? Ikigai รจ la risposta alla domanda da 1 milione di dollari...

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It’s more about what puts a smile on your face when you wake up in the morning and keeps you motivated. Finding your Ikigai

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The secret cherry taking over Canada
Regional chefs and bakers pop them in everything from cookies to pies to ice cream, while orchards and restaurants combine their juice into things like wine, beer and even whisky...

Holiday Spirit :: Seasonal Sips, Mocktails and Modernist Design

Mini Bundt Cakes :: Recipe and styling Orsola Ciriello Kogan;
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“There is no essential difference between the artist and the artisan.” ~ Walter Gropius

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Tasting Notes

Festive Cocktails :: Have you ever considered pairing your signature cocktail with your crazy festive sweater? Check this Large Batch Holiday Cocktails via

Boozy Recipes to Get You in the Holidays Spirit via

2 tips to pop the cork with style... How to Open Champagne Safely (Pics & Video) via Wine Folly


A tasty list of alcohol-free festive "mocktails", just as flavorful as the boozy version... Easy Non-Alcoholic Holiday Mixed Drink Recipes - 'cause there's nothing junior about the faux cocktails... 9 Mocktails That Are Worthy of New Year's Eve via

Whether you are entertaining a large group, or just a handful of guests, here are The 11 Best New Year's Eve Mocktail Recipes via

Party Time

It's never too late to plan the perfect party, and you definitely don't want to run out of champagne... 10 Last-Minute New Year's Eve Party Ideas - Quick New Year's Party Tips from Designers via

Dinner for One is an 18-minute comedy sketch - a baffling New Year’s tradition - starring two British comedians, May Warden and Freddie Frinton, as a 90-year-old socialite and her manservant... How Dinner For One became a NYE tradition via

Modernist Design

Paul Klee’s innovative and unusual lesson plans, which often provided students with a step-by-step approach to artistic expression... Artistic expression :: Lesson #2 Observe a fish tank via

Bauhaus defined modernist design and radically changed our relationship with everyday objects... via

Comforting Bites

We are so blessed to "bee in a world" where honey exists... Check this 5 weird but useful uses for raw honey via AOL Food

For the cold-weather season... Hot Chocolate Recipes That'll Warm You Up On Chilly Days via The Huffington Post

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