Growing Herb Gardens Can Be Easy and Fun. Really!
As you are learning the art of herb gardening, you may encounter some 'fun' challenges. Don't let them deter you, as they are usually very minor.
You will need to learn how to prepare your soil and decide which of the many wonderful herbs you want to grow. Selecting the herbs that you want in your garden is the 'fun' challenge that I mentioned earlier.
Some of the herbs recommended for beginners are chives, parsley, summer savory, dill, sweet basil, tarragon, thyme, sweet marjoram, rosemary and sage. If you are having a difficult time narrowing the field and making your selections, you can look at your cookbooks for favorite recipes and use this as a reminder of what you use most often in your cooking. Or, stroll the produce aisle at your favorite market to take a refresher course on the many varieties available.
Norway Culinary Travel
This is a guide for those unfamiliar with a not so known aspect of Norwegian culture; world-class dining.There are almost as many top-level chefs as there are top-level skiers in this country and a decent number of restaurants that can compare to what you find in Paris, London, Barcelona etc. When travelling the country these are the culinary stops to take!
Oslo rules supreme when it comes to quality dining in Norway. 6 restaurants have a total of 7 stars in the Michelin Guide. Unfortunately the one two-star restaurant, Bagatelle, was abandoned by its founder and chef in 2010. However, a quick trip will not suffice to enjoy all the gourmet highlights in Norway!
Food Production Can be Less Dependent on Oil With Sustainable Farming Methods
The use of oil and petroleum products in food production is a major factor in everything from synthetic fertiliser and pesticide production through processing and packaging right to final delivery in the shops.
The industry is one of the biggest users of fossil fuels and therefore is often at the mercy of fluctuations in oil and petrol prices as well as being both energy inefficient and unsustainable as reserves of oil in the world are gradually being depleted.
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The Difference Between Sourdough and Sour Bread
It is necessary to have a vast knowledge when baking. You have to be accustomed about the ingredients being used in the recipe, the instructions and as well as the essential equipments to be used. You have to be familiarized too the conditions the baker encounters from time to time when making the bread. Any mistake could great affect result of your bread.
The terms sourdough and sour bread has caused quite a confusion to a number of individuals. They may assume that they mean the same because they contain the same word in them. But they are actually very different from each other. In order to develop the baker's technique in baking, learning the details and understanding each of them is necessary.
Celebrate Local, Seasonal and Organic Food with an Earth Dinner!
Last year, a record number of restaurants helped Organic Valley and Chefs Collaborative celebrate our commitment to local, sustainable, organic and delicious food by hosting an Earth Dinner. Join us in making this year the best year yet! These theme dinners provide opportunities for diners to connect with their food, its source, and the traditions and memories associated with it.