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 –…

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…

Do Not Want To Chew? Go Ahead And Stew

Meat Stew is one of the world’s favourite comfort foods. Nothing beats getting cosy in a blanket while having tasty meat stew to beat the cold and dampness of a rainy day. Let’s take a look at this tasty method of cooking meat today. In stewing, meat cut into smaller pieces or cubes is cooked…

Poaching Your Way to Good Health

Poaching is a very gentle, moist heat method of cooking using a minimum amount of reduced liquid or stock that is kept at just below simmering point, approximately between 90 to 94°C (194 to 201°F). Poaching liquid should show very little movement – a mere “murmur” or shimmer at the surface, with no sign of…

Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road?

It is one of the most ubiquitous and beloved riddle-jokes of the world. The most common answer, or more importantly, the punchline is: “To get to the other side.” It is a great example of anti-humour, in that the curious setup of the joke leads the listener to expect a traditional punchline, but they are…