Medicinal Properties and Health Benefits of Garlic

If you’re one of those people who love garlic bread, and a few extra cloves of garlic in your pasta sauce, then you’re in luck. Just about any cure you can think of has, at one time or another, been attributed to garlic. For hundreds of years, people have been using garlic as a cure […]

Recipes Lasagna

A history on Lasagna – The word “lasagna” comes from the Greek word “lasanon” meaning chamber pot. The word was later borrowed by the Romans as “lasanum” meaning cooking pot. The Italians then used the word to refer to the dish in which what is now known as lasagna. The word lasagna or lasagne (plural) […]

Meat and Potato Recipe

This is a simple meat and potato dish that is healthy, hearty and tasty. It’s a crowd pleaser and only has about 250 calories in each serving with about 6 grams of fat. It will serve eight people. The following is a list of ingredients you’ll need to start: two teaspoons of olive oil one […]

Recipes Grilled Eggplant

It is that time of year again where people turn to the grill to cook their foods, either for dinner or a party or for even lunch. Often times, when people think about grilling, they think about the meat they’re going to grill, forgetting that you can also grill vegetables. One of my favorites is […]

Liquors and Spiritsthe best Coffee Cocktails and after Dinner Drinks

The best thing about creating coffee cocktails and after dinner drinks is that one has endless possibilities for creating a dream of a beverage. Hot or cold coffee cocktails delight the senses and certainly highlight your feel-good endorphins. Sip a warm coffee cocktail on a cold winter’s day or enjoy an iced coffee when the […]

Recipes Deep Fried Chicken Wings

I love chicken wings, but I don’t care for all the messy sauces many of them are coated in. This recipe that I found on recipezaar makes wings that are wonderfully flavored with a crispy coating. Various sauces can be served on the side for those who love the traditional “messy wings”. DDEP FRIED CHICKEN […]

How to use a Coffee Press French Press

Coffee experts generally agree that the best cup comes from a coffee press (also called a French press). A coffee press creates a marvelous cup, losing none of the complex flavors that make up coffee. Brewing coffee using this method allows you to take full advantage of the roughly 1500 chemicals in coffee. A coffee […]

Recipes Jam Tarts

Sand Tart CookiesINGREDIENTS:1/2 cup butter, softened1 cup granulated sugar1 egg, beaten1 3/4 cups sifted flour2 teaspoons baking powder1 egg white, lightly beaten1 tablespoon sugar, mixed with 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon PREPARATION:Cream butter and sugar and stir in well beaten egg. Sift flour and baking powder together, blend with creamed mixture to make a soft dough. Set […]

Recipes Hummus

Hummus that ROCKS! 1 can chick peas, drained and rinsed1 TBSP or 3 cloves garlic1 TBS chili garlic sauce1 tsp sesame oil3 TBS lemon juice1/4 tsp salt4 pitted black olives, kalamata or another hearty-flavored olive is recommended. Add all ingredients to your food processor and whiz around until it attains the texture you find most […]

Le Pain Quotidien at St Pancras Station

Located on St Pancras International Station, Le Pain Quotidien is an ideal place to have a bite to eat if you are travelling on Eurostar and have time on your hands before you are due to check in. In fact, on your return you emerge in the same area, so once again you could visit […]