Getting Meatier

Continuing where we left off yesterday, let’s learn more about why eating meat is essential for you. If meat’s positive – strike that, crucial – role in muscle growth isn’t enough, meat also helps burn fat. Meat has a high thermogenic effect because of its protein content, so that approximately thirty percent of its calories…

The Tenderness Titans: Secret Origins Of Juicy Meat

Juiciness and tenderness are two very important factors when it comes to meat quality. Both factors are influenced by the cut of meat you choose and how long the meat is cooked. The more a muscle is used, the stronger, and therefore tougher, the cut of meat will be. And the longer meat is cooked,…

Eat, Sleep, Meat, Repeat

With vegetarianism and veganism trending, many people are convincing themselves that plant-based foods can suffice when it comes to daily nutritional needs, removing all traces of meat from their diets. Unfortunately, these people may be experiencing vitamin deficiencies and suffering decreased brain volume, fatigue, and confusion. One of the greatest and most harmful nutrition myths…

Get Lamb-tastic!

Like other meats, lamb is an excellent source of nutritionally complete protein, providing all eight essential amino acids in the right ratios. But protein is not all you’ll get from lamb. It’s also a veritable multivitamin when it comes to nutrition. Infact a 100 grammes serving provides: 41% of the RDA for Vitamin B12 –…

The Fascination with Marination

If you want to grill a tasty and healthy meal you need to plan ahead. Sure, one of the great things about grilling is that you can come home and throw a couple of chops on the grill and have a meal in minutes, but there are very good reasons why you should take the…

Drop The Basa!

Basa fish is a type of catfish native to Vietnam and Thailand and sometimes referred to as the river cobbler, swai, pangasius or bocourti. As with other types of catfish, Basa are rich in protein but not as lean as tilapia and some other low-fat fish. Basa can still be a healthy addition to your…

A Tilapia Tale

Famed as the food of Pharaohs in ancient times, Tilapia is the world’s second most farmed fish, after Carp. The term Tilapia actually refers to several related fish species that originated in the Middle East and Africa but are now farmed all over the world. The waters of Asia and Latin America are the biggest…

PRAWNOGRAPHY

Prawns are usually found in the ocean. Usually they live up to a depth of 50 meters within rocky substrates, or under the rocks or rock crevices. Prawns are usually found in all countries and nearly all the cuisines of the world lots of prawn’s recipes. There are two kind of prawns: the Regular Sized ones…

Getting Hot and Steamy!

Steaming is one of the healthiest methods to cook your food. If you want your meat to be loaded with taste, without loading your body up with the extra kilograms, steaming is the way to go. When cooking meats such as lamb , steaming removes the fat from the meat so it can be easily…

Let’s KetchUp on History!

Is ketchup the world’s favourite sauce? Maybe so, considering it’s found in most of our homes and  on innumerable culinary delights each day. But there’s more to this sauce than hamburgers and hot dogs. In fact, ketchup has a storied past that dates back to imperial China—something to think about next time you coax the…