Black, Green, Oolong and White tea leaf Varieties

There is a tea on store shelves that has some people confused as to exactly what the difference is between it and the old standby teas is. It is white tea and this tea leaf is considerably more expensive than Black, Green or Oolong teas. All four teas are derived from the camellia sinensis plant, […]

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Christmas pancake ideas

Pancakes are an integral part of holiday breakfast in many families. This may be the one day a year where dad heads to the kitchen to whip up his special pancakes. Whatever your family tradition, or even if you don’t have a tradition, these Christmas-themed pancakes will get you thinking about what you can come […]

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Chicken, apple and pineapple salad

This delicious chicken, apple and pineapple salad is quite easy to make and takes about 10 minutes to prepare if you have all the ingredients at hand. It is a great favorite with children who love the apple-pineapple combination. It can be served with homemade pizza, burgers or tacos. Ingredients: 3-4 chicken breasts, boiled and […]

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Black Forest Cheater Cake Recipe

Black Forest Cheater Cake Deep in the woods of the Black Forest of Southwestern Germany, a local pastry chef might pour many ingredients and family secrets into a traditional Black Forest Cake. This dark, rich baked dessert treat is a favorite for family gatherings, holidays and special occasions. Make a Black Forest Cheater Cake at […]

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Christmas down south: Time to put on the feedbag

People who’ve lived or traveled in the American south know that one of its most endearing treasures is its food. Influenced by English, French, Mexican, African and Native American cuisines, southern food is truly American and among the most varied in the country – and, this takes into account the introduction of Asian, Middle Eastern, […]

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Carrots – cooked or raw?

Have you ever analyzed the food set before you on the dining table? Of course, everyone looks at their food but how closely did you look? The chances are that you haven’t looked as closely as scientists have because studies on the nutritional value of carrots, performed by the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry […]

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Bk Creates a Lower Calorie French Fry

Burger King has introduced a new product in its menu that is aimed at “healthier” eating. The new item, a lower calorie serving of french fries, is being advertised as a lower-calorie and less fat alternative. The new side item has been named “Satisfries,” and the french fries are an old-fashioned crinkle cut. This strays […]

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Can you tell me how to Cook Vietnamese Bun Rieu

Bun Rieu is a traditional Vietnamese soup recipe that was first made over two hundred years ago, it is a staple food of the Vietnamese people, ‘Bun’ refers to the thin rice noodles or vermicelli that are always present in the soup. There are several varieties of Bun Rieu which all contain a meat and […]

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Christmas coffee: Special treat and comfort beverage

The holidays are a special time for people all over the world. One of the things that makes this time of year so unique is that people are a little less uptight and not quite so rigid in their daily activities. For example, this is the time of year when people allow themselves to indulge […]

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Birds Eye Potato Waffles

Now forgive me for starting off with this snippet of information but I wanted to share it with you before I forgot it!  By all accounts Birds Eye adds E464 (which is derived from a natural plant material) to control the amount of fat that the waffles absorb when they are cooking and to maintain […]

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