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2014-12-15 23:07:11

This is the second year in a row that Bird Rock Coffee Roasters has been featured on the international list La Jolla, Calif.

2014-12-15 12:26:12

OTTAWA, Dec. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Shellfish is a nutritious food choice but it must be stored, handled and prepared properly to help prevent food poisoning.

2014-12-15 08:22:55

DALLAS, December 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds Global and Chinese Oligosaccharides Industry, 2009-2019 Market Research Report and 2014 Deep Research

potatoes
2014-12-15 02:30:09

Take a look in your pantry: the miracle ingredient for fighting obesity may already be there. A simple potato extract may limit weight gain from a diet that is high in fat and refined carbohydrates, according to scientists at McGill University.

2014-12-13 23:02:05

Duke’s Chowder House has recently launched a festive holiday menu featuring new seafood dishes as well as the return of its famous

2014-12-13 23:00:20

The freeze drying market encompasses various equipment and accessories needed for carrying out lyophilization of different substances in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.

chicken turkey duck
2014-12-15 15:02:33

Apparently the annoying kid from Jurassic Park was right: Velociraptors were "six-foot turkeys."

2014-12-12 23:06:55

Registered Dietitians at On The Menu, a nutrition consulting company to the restaurant industry, analyze menu items and provide nutrition data that meets the FDA's new labeling requirements.

2014-12-12 23:06:11

ARTY Water transforms the notoriously imposing artichoke into a beverage that’s 100% consumable. (PRWEB) December 12, 2014 The Arty Water Company,


Latest Food and drink Reference Libraries

Lacaune
2014-10-14 11:06:32

The Lacaune is a breed of domestic sheep that originated from the Lacaune region near southern France, from which it was named. Although it is now used for milk production, it once only produced 18.4 gallons during the human milking period each year. The French government established a strict selective breeding program that included rigorous breeding and meticulous record keeping, as well as increased knowledge about the care of the breed and cooperation of farmers across the area. This...

Iberian Pig
2014-08-13 11:40:37

The Iberian pig, also known as the black Iberian pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated on the Iberian Peninsula in areas including Spain and Portugal. It is thought that this breed can be traced back to the Neolithic era, when animal domestication first began, but the most accepted theory pertaining to the origin of this breed states that domesticated pigs were brought over by the Phoenicians and allowed to breed with wild boars, producing what is thought to be the ancestors of the...

Orang Pendek
2014-02-15 11:08:00

The Orang Pendek is an ape-like cryptid claimed to inhabit the mountain forests of Sumatra. It has been seen and documented by local tribes, villagers, scientists and travelers for over 100 years. Although sightings have been throughout Sumatra, recent reports occur within the borders of the Kerinci Seblat National Park in Central Sumatra. The park is just south of the equator in the Bukit Barisan mountain range featuring remote rainforests. There are no photographs of the Orang Pendek,...

Custurd Apple,  Annona squamosa
2014-02-15 09:31:56

Annona squamosa is a large shrub/small tree speices. The plant belongs to the Annonaceae family. A. squamosa is one of the most widely cultivated plants in the family. Annona squamosa plants may grow anywhere from 9 to 26 feet tall, its tree or shrub classification is dependent on the plants size in height. It has many branches that may be broad, open crown or spreading. The species produces an edible fruit that may be referred to as “sugar apple”. The plant is relatively easy to...

Black Pepper, Piper nigrum
2014-02-15 08:34:58

Piper nigrum is a flowering vine species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as Black Pepper. The species belongs to the Piperaceae family. It is indigenous to south India; however the plant is widely cultivated worldwide. The fruit, often referred to as its drupe, is sought after and dried. The spice or seasoning is used as the common, table black pepper. To date, Vietnam produces the largest amount of pepper, exporting 34% of the entire world’s pepper supply. P. nigrum may be...

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Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.