By Clifford A. Wright – (Zester Daily) Everyone loves pasta, but during hot summer days, a bowl of steaming pasta doesn’t sound that appealing. Some people make cold macaroni salads, but I think pasta is not meant to be eaten cold and besides, those macaroni salads usually have mayonnaise in them and fill you up
Food and Drink
By Marie Simmons – (Zester Daily) As a kid, my world of food revolved around my family’s Italian cooking: artichokes baked with crisp olive oil crumbs and prosciutto bits, my Nana’s soft pillowy ravioli made with passata di pomodoro from her backyard tomatoes, and piles of Mom’s crisp fried squash blossoms eaten like potato chips.
LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) on Saturday seized two vehicles full of unhygienic meat in Lahore, said a statement. According to the statement about 30 maund (nearly 1200 kg) of unhealthy meat was being supplied from Raiwand to Lahore. Samples of the meat have been sent to a laboratory for test. At least two
LAHORE: 6:35:30 PM Director of Operations at Punjab Food Authority, Aysha Mumtaz , today , Thursday raided the Tollinton Market and seized 16 Maunds of dead meat which was there to sell. Shop keepers of the market protested against the raid by her but she stood boldly against them and did not back out. She
By Nicole Litvack – (Zester Daily) I had my first of many New York City breakfast sandwiches nine months ago. I had just left my job in Los Angeles and was subletting an apartment in Chelsea. Still unemployed, I got up around 11 a.m. and faced the city’s oppressive summer heat to search for sustenance.
By Rinku Bhattacharya – (Zester Daily) This year, for Bengali New Year, I decided to do something very intrinsic to Bengali cuisine — explore the dimensions of cooking fish. Shadowed by the rivers, fresh fish is essential and intrinsic to the culinary heritage of the food-obsessed Bengali community. What is most impressive is the sheer
Source:: Guardian A government health adviser has urged ministers to extend the new sugar tax to sweets, yoghurts, breakfast cereals and any foods containing dangerously large amounts of sugar. Prof Ivo Vlaev, who works with the Cabinet Office’s “nudge” unit, told the Guardian: “I think the sugar tax does not cover enough ground. All products
By Nancy Harmon Jenkins (Zester Daily) Sun, Sea & Olives: It isn’t easy getting people to eat what they’re not used to, and if what they’re used to is a hefty steak and baked potato with butter and sour cream on top, it can take a lot of diplomacy to convince the guy (it’s almost
By Caroline J. Beck (Zester Daily) Using extra virgin olive oil in cake baking is not new. I’ve been doing it for years along with other health-minded folks. It imparts a rich, slightly herbal flavor to cookies, cakes and muffins that balances the inherent sweetness of my favorite recipes. And who’s kidding whom? It also
By Clifford A. Wright (Zester Daily) – When you make your own homemade mayonnaise, it is one of those magical moments for a cook that both surprises and empowers. That mayonnaise is an emulsion and that the process of emulsion works will always amaze you. Once you’ve done it yourself you will feel very competent.