How to choose which oil is right for you!

Which oil is right for you? That depends largely on the type of cooking you’re doing. An oil’s smoke point, which is the point when oil starts burning and smoking, is one of the most important things to consider. The 10 Best and Worst Oils For Your Health

When something is labeled vegetable oil, what exactly does that mean? Which option would be the best for frying and how do you store them all so they don't go rancid. How to Choose the Right Cooking Oil

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You better not be wasting a fortune deep-frying in olive oil. If you’re frying at home, you should be using vegetable oil. Bam. There you go. You’re welcome. This is the best oil for frying


While olive oil is well-known to be heart healthy, there are others that are equally beneficial and may be even more appropriate for certain foods or food preparations. Best Cooking Oils for High Cholesterol


Fat can be your best friend or your worst enemy. Good fats (your best friend) are fats that exist as nature intended them and are unrefined. 10 Fats You Should Eat Every Day (Seriously)

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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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Quanto ne sai sul sushi? 10 domande per dimostrare di essere veri Shokunin, maestri del sushi... Fai il test!

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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...

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