Lifestyle

Americans are an interesting mix of cultures and cuisine aficionados. We love sushi, Chinese and Mexican food, Italian restaurants and designer coffee drinks, yet when it gets right down to it, there are few surprises. We buy the same basics which have been around for decades, mainly because we grow up on them, they're served…

From delicious jalebis to your favorite vegetable fried rice, canola oil is the perfect cooking oil for frying. Pure canola oil is an edible oil derived from the plants of the Brassicaceae family, the same family to which mustard and rapeseed belong. Canola oil is deemed as one of the most versatile cooking oil due…

What are bacteria? Before we can understand how bacteria affect your food, we need to define the term: what are bacteria? How do we define bacteria? Bacteria are single-celled microorganisms which can exist either as independent (free-living) organisms or as parasites (dependent upon another organism for life). They are about 0.5 to 2 micrometers in…

Introduction: People with lactose intolerance are unable to fully digest the sugar in milk. As a result, they have diarrhea, gas and bloating after eating or drinking dairy products. The condition, which is also called lactose malabsorption, is usually harmless, but its symptoms can be uncomfortable. A deficiency of this enzyme produced in your small…

A small beautiful region like no other, Basque country and its residents are indigenous to an area located around the western end of the Pyrenees mountains on the coast of the Bay of Biscay and include parts of north central Spain and southernwestern France. Locally known as Euskadi or País Vasco - it has its…