Food is more than just physical sustenance: it produces meaning and sense, creating infinite culinary cultures where every ingredient, each dish, and meal structures are connected.
By Olivia Harrison On Thursday, November 5th, Edward Mukiibi, Vice-President of Slow Food International, Richard McCarthy, Executive Director of Slow...
If you find yourself wishing to feel that you have enough of whatever it is you think is lacking in your life, I have bad news for you. There is no such thing as enough.
Most consumers have no direct link to agriculture and food production, unlike past generations. As a result, food producers must commit to communicating the ethical foundation of their work.
You know an industry has much to hide when it wants to criminalize documenting its everyday operations. And, if there was any question before, these recent deaths make it clearer than ever just why Iowa wanted its ag-gag law so much.
Picture this: You throw everything into a pot. Then it's off to go run errands or even go to work for the day. Hours later, you unlock the door, and return to a perfectly cooked dish. This can happen for most traditional recipes -- because they can be adapted for a slow cooker.
From the big festivals like Easter, Ramadan or Diwali to regional celebrations - the food adds a delicious story-line to every occasion. Growing up i...
Consider this: everything is created three times. First in thought, then in belief and finally in manifestation. Look around you, pick an object like a chair or even a building. Before it was created, it existed first as an idea or a thought, in someone's imagination
If more people (schedule and finances allowing) learned to cook expeditiously, producing simple and unpretentious but healthy and delicious food at home, maybe there would be no need to order in that often.
For many of us, these extremes of eating has made thriving and surviving more difficult to do. So how should we be eating in a way that's classified as "normal" or balanced? Well, for starters, here are five qualities that normal eaters DON'T have.
A few months ago, I wrote about having a mini breakdown about my jean shorts not fitting. This was a big blow to me (well, to anyone who has struggle...
Insects are easy to raise by individuals. Insect farms consist of a simple container with a lid, perhaps a bit of water and feed. They are cheap to maintain and take up little space. Think: immediate, healthy, low cost protein for families. Cricket topped mac n' cheese, anyone?
Why not take these few simple steps now to reduce your food waste to help our existing and future water woes (and your wallet)?
As vegetable-focused dining moves toward the mainstream, restaurants are adopting a more inclusive approach. Concepts that once identified as vegan or vegetarian prefer descriptions like "plant-based," ditching labels associated with a single type of diner.
Here's a no-way-definitive list of what I'd like to ask Democratic candidates on the stage in the coming debates about their food and farm policy plans.
For too long, Americans have insisted on flawless produce, forcing restaurants and markets to discard fruits or vegetables that are ripe, nourishing and delicious. Looks aren't everything.
The ripple effect from continuing to pretend that the health of our diets and the health of the planet are separate issues puts our climate, our land and water, and our ability to continuing producing nutritious food for everyone at risk.
Let me tell you why waiting until you lose weight before you buy clothes is the worst idea ever.
By reorganizing your thought patterns and releasing old patterns and beliefs, you will create a unique and personalized path to highest level of health available to you.
In a world where price and value frequently go hand-in-hand, food has largely been excluded from this economic association.