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Art of Food

Australian Foods and Cuisine: English Tradition to Fresh Innovation

The infinite variety of foods in Australia reflects the diversity of its land and provides for a rich cuisine. In the South, dense pine forests and lush green pastures cover the land that is used to grow cattle and prime lamb, whilst its cold, clean southern waters provide delicious lobster and scallops. Grazing gives way […]

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History of Food

The History of Pasta

 “It will be maccheroni, I swear to you, that will unite Italy.” Giuseppe Garibaldi, on liberating Naples in 1860 The Italian cuisine is rich and varied in all its aspects, but pasta has been its pride and glory through much of its history. When Italians emigrated, settling throughout the New World and Oceana, they brought […]

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History of Food

Italian Food and Cooking

The Culinary History of Food and Cooking in the Lazio Region and it’s main city, Rome Authentic recipes from Rome Quando a Roma vai, fa come vedrai  (When in Rome, do as the Romans do) “All roads lead to Rome,” and the Eternal City dominates the region of Lazio. When we think of Roman food and cooking, we […]

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Italian

Pesto

Origins of Pesto Traditional pesto has its origins in Genoa in the Italian province of Liguria. The name describes pesto as the word translates as ‘pounded.’ It is used on pasta, the favorite in Genoa being trenette, a ribbon pasta. It is also used on gnocchi and as a flavoring in soups. When used in […]

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British

Three British Desserts: Syllabub, Fool & Trifle

I’m a Fool to Want You… Syllabub or Sillabub Editor’s Note: Syllabub, fool and trifle are children of the same family, often so closely resembling each other in old recipes that it is hard to tell them apart. To engage in a study of this threesome is to dive into swirling waters where wave overlaps wave. […]

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Recipes Soups

Afghan Yogurt Soup with Tomatoes (Sherwa-e-Lawang)

“I first tasted this recipe at the home of my friend, Mrs. Parwin Ali. It comes from the southeast area of Afghanistan. She has kindly sent me her recipe and I find it easy to make.” Helen Saberi

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Quick Tips

Tasty Dishes – Worth Trying For Beginners!

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Quick Tips

5 Tips For Easier Cooking

Life In The Kitchen. Even for those of us who simply adore being in a vibrant and fragrant kitchen, sometimes we often wish we had a few different tools or tricks to help us to enjoy and make the most of our time spent in the heart of the home. A few little changes can […]

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Quick Tips

3 Lasagna Recipes That Will Impress Your Guests

Why Serve Lasagna? If you are planning a dinner party, lasagna is a great food to serve. One pan can serve up to 8 people, and there are a variety of types of lasagna that you can make, depending on your guests’ taste. Each of the following lasagna recipes is sure to be a hit […]

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3 Healthy Meals You Can Make In Under 20 Minutes

Why Is Eating Healthy So Important? Eating healthy is important to your health and your overall well being. When you eat healthily, you reduce your chances of obesity, high blood pressure, heart disease, and diabetes. When you are at a healthy weight, you will feel good about yourself. You will be more outgoing and may […]